Pain In Penis

Pain in the penis can be due to trauma or disease. Penile pain can be caused due to Peyronie's disease, priapism, balanitis, sexually transmitted infections, urinary tract infections (UTI), injuries, phimosis, and cancer.

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What causes a painful lumpy vein on the side of penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with a partner last year who probably had herpes. I applied lots of soap because I panicked. I had a lumpy vein on the right side of my penis, which also ran under the base of the right side of the penis, and it is painful. This vein became swollen a year before that when I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Yousef Abbas

Andrologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am so sorry that you are suffering from such an unpleasant disorder. However, after having read your description and the medical data sent (attachment removed to protect patient identity), I came to the conclusion, that Mondor's disease might be a part of the probl...  Read Full »

Can we have penile pain after masturbation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old with a weight of 60 kilograms. I have pain in my penis after masturbation for the past six months. It hurts more when I touch it.   Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are having problems with the penis. If you do not have a discharge and intercourse for the last three months, then the issue is due to masturbation illness. Masturbation is not a healthy habit and try to stop doing it. You should touch your penis when you wash it. Y...  Read Full »

Why do I get pain in penis during urination with milky white discharge?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old male. I have an issue with similar symptoms of a UTI. And both times, I have gone to urgent care for it. I have got tested and treated for UIT and chlamydia. Both times I have tested negative. My symptoms are white milky discharge and pain in the penis while urinati...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to For your symptoms of urethral discharge and pain in passing urine with increased frequency and urgency in the long term, treated with antibiotics and tested negative for STI twice, the most probable diagnosis is chronic prostatitis. Other possibilities, like bladder s...  Read Full »

What should I do to help my tight foreskin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a problem with my foreskin and glans. I am experiencing slight difficulty in pulling my foreskin back and forth over the penis. My glans penis are also very sensitive to touch. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Has this been there since your puberty days? Or did it occur recently?  Read Full »

Why do I get pain and inflammation in penis?

Query: Hello doctor, When I take the semen culture sensitivity test, the results show three types of gpc grown and my pus cells positive (scanty). What does it mean? I am so anxious about this, and my marriage is next month. I think I have been infected. I am so confused that I want to tell my partner be...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to No worries, you will be well with antibiotics. Just share your report with me so I will prescribe your medications. Then you will get well before your marriage.  Read Full »

Are penile pain on erection and burning micturition signs of prostate cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, About three months ago, I started getting pain in my penis when erect, and a burning sensation was there for a week when I urinate. I went to the doctor, who sent me for urine tests where blood was found in my urine. So they sent me for three further urine tests, which were 24 hours a...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Pain in erection or burning urinating in the long term indicates chronic inflammation of the prostate. It is really rare to have prostate cancer at this age. Bladder cancer symptoms are painless and asymptomatic hematuria. For proper diagnosis, we need semen for cultu...  Read Full »

Why is my penis hard even in a flaccid state?

Query: Hello doctor, My penis is not soft in a flaccid state. It is always a little hard even when in a flaccid state. It is also a little painful when squeezed and after sexual activity. The color of my semen is always mild yellow. When I urinate, it takes four or five minutes to empty the bladder. It co...  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Kansal

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your describing symptoms are suggestive of an infection (epididymo-orchitis). Please state the exact duration of these symptoms. Get a urine routine and microscopy test by giving your urine sample. A repeat ultrasound scrotum (testicles) would also be advised. These...  Read Full »

How to manage blisters on the penis tip?

Query: Hi doctor,I have skin peeling or blister on the tip of my penis, which I believe is caused by friction. It is tender to touch but does not hurt or itch by itself. There is no oozing of liquid from the penis. I do not have any fever or other ailments. I am also currently taking Sompraz D40 for my sto...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for your question. I can understand your concern. I have gone through the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you have attached. It looks like a friction ulcer. Do as follows. 1. Wear only cotton undergarments and clothes. No jeans and ti...  Read Full »

Why does my penis head become red and sore after masturbation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old male. I have currently experiencing redness and soreness at the head of my penis. Especially after masturbation, not only the head but also the shaft of my penis become sore. I have this for a couple of weeks now and not sure what it is.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing to us, and I understand your concern. As you have mentioned, you have it for a couple of weeks, and it is after masturbation; this can be skin rashes due to rough touch. Or other is a fungal infection. I am prescribing you medicine for five days, ple...  Read Full »

Why does the pain my penis shaft increase during masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old male, who is 5.7 feet tall and weighs about 135 lbs. I am experiencing pain along the shaft on the left side of my penis. The pain is relatively mild but increases following masturbation. It seems to follow two veins, one parallel to the urethra and the other one th...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can summarize your issues with, 1. Pain on the left side of the penis and slight curvature towards the right side. 2. Red spot on the glans penis. 3. Prostatitis. Firstly, pain on one side and slight curvature indicate Peyronie's disease, which is still not stabil...  Read Full »

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