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Causes Of Penis Swelling
None!: A uti, or urinary tract infection, is an infection involving the bladder (mostly) and the urethra or kidneys (less often). It can cause burning and pain with urination, urinary frequency and urgency. The penis should not become swollen with a simple uti. Penile swelling could be due to skin infections, trauma, or edema (fluid build up in the body). ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
4 months ago I vigorously masturbated for an hour and caused upper penis shaft swelling. Subsided and now have many new penis veins.Is this a concern?
No concern: The prolonged masturbation was an overuse injury and trauma to the penis leading to inflammation, redness, and swelling and, as a result, an apparent venous congestion and visible prominence of veins. These may gradually regress with time depending on degree/frequency of masturbation going forward. Regardless, the presence of these prominent veins do not pose any threat to your health. ...Read more
What could be the cause of a penis instantly swelling up after sex? No pain, just swelling. Uncut.
Swelling after sex: So..... I have more questions to ask than i may have answers. But, after sex you have a swelling...This sounds like a reaction to latex, lube or something you are using when you have sex. I may be reading your question wrong, but am happy to be more specific with more information. I went to medical school in salt lake. There are some very good doctors there that you can seek out to help you. ...Read more
I have some swelling on my penis and it's sensitive to the touch. I don't know if this is balanitis or due to rough sex.
Cannot diagnose: Without an exam there is no way in which to tell you what this is due to. See your doctor and get evaluated, diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: Trauma to these delicate tissues can lead to swelling. Lube it up! ...Read more
Could excessive and rough masturbation cause balanitis penis aches after masturbation and is in pain and is red and scarred and appears swollen?
Certainly can be: That certainly could be the cause (though i'm not sure what you mean by "scarred"). If the symptoms don't resolve after stopping for a few days, i would certainly recommend seeing a physician to make sure nothing else is going on. But swelling and redness can definitely occur on the penis just like they can on any other body part that is used "excessively." good luck to you! ...Read more
After treating balanitis will my penis ever look the same ? And what is the worst case scenario for long term untreated balanitis ?
Yes, it will heal: Balanitis symptoms often evolve over three to seven days. The condition may present as pain, tenderness, or pruritus associated with small erythematous lesions on the glans and/or the prepuce. These lesions can be ulcerated or scaly. Thick foul smelling purulent exudate is often produced.If not properly treated, this process can evolve into a tightening of the prepuce, known as phimosis. ...Read more
8mm circle on penis, 9 months,just sometimes become sensitive that round after frequent masturbation. I was by urologist and he said thats Balanitis?
Here are some...: Apparently, some concerns remained after seeing Urologist to whom you should refer this question since s/he can have a direct look. Clinically, the described lesion in a 22-y-o man is more likely associated with long tight foreskin-related inflammation/infection or psoriasis or lichen sclerosis or eczema, etc. So, go to and ask the Dr. timely. ...Read more
My husband has this rash on his penis Balanitis , do you know any over-the-counter cream he can use?
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