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A 46-year-old member asked:

Hard vein like ring around my penis under the head, help?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
I don't know: What you are describing. If you're concerned you should let your doctor examine the problem at your next visit. No way to tell without looking at the problem.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Should i be worried about this hard vein-like ring around my penis under the head?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Esly Caldwell
58 years experience
.paraphimosos: Coronal ulcer with edema needs exam.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Why is there a ring around the head of my penis? Explanations please?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
One idea: If you use a tight grip when you masturbate, you'll have a ring of hemosiderin, an iron pigment from microbleeds from damaged capillaries, just beyond where you grasp it. It's harmless and lots of young men have this. If it bothers you, use a lighter grip or some other technique -- in fact, a smart guy varies his technique to prepare for different possible partners.
Last updated Oct 19, 2020

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