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the dorsal vein on my penis appears much larger and i am noticing transient groin discomfort i am a 22 year old male what could this be

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Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Dorsal penile vein: If you are sexually quite active, it is normal for your dorsal penile vein to enlarge since sex involves increasing blood flow to the penis, holding i ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Answered yet?: I remembered this was answered. Most likely, it's a branch of penile dorsal vein, which has its own normal variation in its diameter, number, and dist ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
probably not: The most common cause for pain in the inguinal region is the development of a hernia. Not a likely spot for a tumor. See your physician and get it ch ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Most likely, what you see are dorsal veins. Known to us, veins of any organs tend to widely vary in number, course, and distribution as compared to th ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Probably not need...: The visibility and diameter of penile dorsal veins highly vary but carry no clinical significance as long as you're well and sound in erection for coi ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
May be normal: If the vein collapses when pushed on, is not tender, and there is no surrounding redness or increased warmth, then it can indicate overall hydration s ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
Blocking blood flow: Use of "cock rings" , cords, or other types of devices that block the flow of blood through the vein for a prolonged time is the most probable cau ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Hereinafter...: Hereinafter is a helpful article in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3085625/, from which you may get a glimpse on your concern. Best wish. ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darren Mack
11 years experience Urology
Many possibilities: Penile masses can vary in etiology from cysts, fibrous plaques, malignancies, superficial thrombophlebitis, and more. An ultrasound in addition to an ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: If the thrombosis of superficial vein of the penis as defined occurred solitarily, erectile function should not be affected, but not saying ED will ne ... Read More
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