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A 23-year-old male asked:

My penis seems to have developed long red veins on it when i get erections. why do they seem to long, and so red? almost like blood red. something new

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Dr. James Isobe
Phlebology 55 years experience
Normal: The erection process involves recruitment of blood into the parts of your organ, and the engorgement of veins on the surface is a common finding. They will not be so obvious when the arousal factor is not present.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2012

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