Penile Injury

Several types of injuries affecting the penis are fracture, entrapment, amputation, rupture (or tear), and strangulation. Penile fractures are relatively rare. Penis fractures while it is in an erected state. Sudden lateral movement of the erected penis during masturbation or sex leads to its fracture. Amputation of the penis occurs during road accidents and wars. Strangulation can be caused by blood supply cut-off due to rings and rubber bands that some men use for extended erection. Prolonged strangulation can lead to necrosis and gangrene. The zippers of the pants cause entrapment of the penis, especially in small boys.

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I am not able to maintain firm erection after penile stretching. How to bring back to normal?

Query: Hi doctor, During masturbation, I can maintain my erection firm enough for sex but it is not hard as before. I have done a bit of penile stretching. Could this cause problem? How can I know if I have damaged the penile tissues and ligaments? I do not have penile numbness. Please suggest.   Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. If you have injured your penis, then you can have pain during masturbation, urination, and during erection. If you are worried, you can do a doppler study of penis.   Read Full »

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