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A 21-year-old male asked:

My doctor told me that i was bleeding under the skin of my penis(broken blood vessels) and should heal itself. can i still masturbate before it heals?

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Dr. Jeremy Stidham
A Verified Doctoranswered
17 years experience
With caution: Bruising is likely indicative of overly vigorous sexual activity. The penis can be "broken" as a result of vigorous activity while the penis is erect which would be exceedingly painful and possibly inhibit future erectile function.
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