Alternative Names Pain - penis; Priapism Home Care How you treat penis pain at home depends on its cause. Talk to your health care provider about treatment. Ice packs may help ease the pain. If penis pain is caused by a sexually transmitted disease, it is important for your sexual partner to also be treated. An erection that does not go away (priapism) is a medical emergency. Get to the hospital emergency room immediately. Ask your health care provider about getting treatment for the condition causing priapism. Call your health care provider if Call your health care provider if you notice any of the following: An erection that does not go away (priapism) -- seek immediate medical attention Pain that lasts for more than 4 hours Pain with other unexplained symptoms What to expect at your health care provider's office Your health care provider will do a physical examination and take a medical history, which may include the following questions: When did the pain start? Is it always present? Is it a pain...
Here are a couple of post-sex responses no one likes to hear: "Was what good for me?" "Apology accepted." If your standard cry of climactic pleasure is invariably followed by "Whoops!" your cause isn't lost -- and you're not alone. It's estimated that 30 to 40 percent of all males are premature ejaculators. And while spouting statistics won't give your lover an orgasm (except in very rare cases), rest assured that the plight of the two-pump chump and his partner can be overcome with a little patience and a lot of communication. Why are there so many quick-draw cowboys out there? Countless theories, none of which have been scientifically proven, range from biological survival instinct (where anything more than a quickie could get a cave couple caught in the jaws of a saber-tooth tiger) to teenage masturbation habits (where one had to work fast in order to avoid detection by mom or the school librarian). The good news is that whether it...
About once or
twice a month, I see a young male in his late teens or early 20s who come to me
to evaluate a bump or lesion on his penis. Interestingly, many of these men
have sought evaluation before and STILL don't know what they have.
Here are the
most common causes of this symptom:
grouped lesions on the penis that are painful? Think about genital herpes as the cause. These lesions can also occur on the buttocks or anal area. The
initial outbreak may be associated with fever. Herpes is the most common STD in
and most genital lesions in men are herpes.
Have a bump
that looks like a wart or has a cauliflower appearance? You may have genital
warts. Warts are caused by certain strains of human papillomavirus --
different ones than those that cause cervical cancer in women. In most cases,
the warts do not cause symptoms, but occasionally they can burn, itch or be
tender. They can also produce a discharge. The lesions may be tan, pink or
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