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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Priapism: Priapism is an painful erection that won't go away (4hrs is the defining time limit) in the absence of physical or psychological stimulation. It is us ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Abnormal erection: An erection lasting longer than 4 hours needs to be evaluated. It is caused by the inability of the erectile tissue to release the blood from it. It ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in Urology
Medications: The treatment of priapism initially includes medications. If this fails, then a needle must be placed into the penis and potent medicaions must be inj ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: A condition where there is prolonged painful erection and needs intervention by a doctor.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
4 hours: If it hasn't gone away in 4 hours, you should be on your way to the emergency room or urologist's office.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience in Urology
Priapism: An erection that lasts more than several hours that is painful.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not common: Ischemic priapism due to blood sludging in the penile corpora (rods) is most frequent in men with sickle cell disease. Rarely occurs with use of medic ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in Urology
Prolonged erection: Priapism by definition, is it painful erection that lasts more than four hours. Prolonged erection results in low oxygen level in the erectile chamber ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Usitalo
39 years experience in Urology
ED: Priapism can lead to long term erectile dysfunction if not treated in a timely manner. Drugs such as trazadone can lead to this. Priapism from pd5 inh ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience in Urology
Persistent erection: Erection lasting > 4 hours, usually painful. Go to er!

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