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A 27-year-old male asked:

I masturbated about 2hrs ago, and i still have an erection & the head of my penis is swollen & red, plus i cant get my foreskin back over the head of?

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Dr. Lisa Roazen
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Go to the ER: This can be a serious medical condition called PRIAPISM. The increased bloodflow in your penis isn't able to flow out as it should. The doctors in the emergency department, with help from a urologist, can give you medicines to help.
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