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Q: i have something hard inside my penis - feels like the size of a BB or so.

i have something hard inside my penis - feels like the size of a BB or so.  one larger one toward the base and then more smaller ones toward the head.  it also hurts when i get an erection - thoughts?  i am a healthy 49-year old man.

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Jay Motola, Health Pro
4/17/11 10:52pm

This could represent several different things. Hardened area within the prostate may be the plaques of Peyronies disease which can ultimately lead to erectile dysfunction or curvature of the penis. Other possibilities include sebaceous cysts or possibly penile blood vessels.

 

 

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By IPOFTEN, Community Member— Last Modified: 05/10/11, First Published: 03/21/11