Q. What is the swollen hard thick cord along the shaft of my penis?

Answered by
Dr. Vaibhav
and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M
This is a premium question & answer published on Sep 24, 2019

Hello doctor,

I have been masturbating on a daily basis for a long time. For the past two years, I have noticed a swollen hard thick cord along the shaft of my penis. It is more obvious when flaccid. It is nonpainful at all and it is pulsating and changes sizes. Help me, please.

Dr. Vaibhav

Urology
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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Masturbation does not cause any such thickened cord, usually, these cord-like structures are dilated veins. It does not require treatment except in very rare cases when it is painful. Still, I would recommend you to visit a urologist once for physical examination as a condition which you have described can be best diagnosed after a physical examination.


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