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Can gonorrhea cause swelling of the penis?

Can gonorrhea cause swelling of the penis?

Unlikely, but ...: Gonorrhea is almost exclusively a disease of mucosa - of course, urethral mucosa as GC-urethritis, so unlikely to cause penile swelling but at most & occasionally slight edema at meatus. More? Ask Doc. Best wish ... ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


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Does urine infection cause swelling of the penis?

Does urine infection cause swelling of the penis?

Rarely.: Bacteria that cause urinary tract infections are almost always a different type than those that cause skin infections. In normal, healthy individuals with intact immune systems, we would not expect penile swelling to occur with a uti. Get evaluated to make sure it is an infection, and that you are treated so that it doesn't progress. ...Read more

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Could shingles cause swelling of scrotum and penis sheath. The rash is all through the area. What to do about it?

Yes: It certainly can cause swelling, pain and rash. Antivirals, pain medications and perhaps steroids can help. See your doctor right away as their is a short time window to get antivirals started. ...Read more

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What can cause extreme sensetivity and swelling in a penis?

What can cause extreme sensetivity and swelling in a penis?

Here are some ...: Logically, one needs to think about: infected/inflamed - related with long/tight foreskin, or allergy-related - drug use, insect bites, etc., or personal overuse/misuse - sex overindulgence with dildo use, events. So, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, potentially related events, and progress over time to Doc for analysis, physicals, & possible tests so to deduce Dx for Rx. ...Read more

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Could a possible stafph infection cause swelling of tissue on the penis ?

Possibly: Any infection could cause swelling of the penis. You should have this evaluated. Warning signs are redness, warmth, or darkening of the area, all of which indicate serious infection which can start from picking an area of the skin or from saliva on an even small open areas. Have this evaluated immediately by a urologist. ...Read more

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Which type of UTI cause penis swelling?

Which type of UTI cause 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

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What could be the cause of a penis instantly swelling up after sex? No pain, just swelling. Uncut.

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

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What can cause swelling of the foreskin of the penis with cuts and discharge?

What can cause swelling of the foreskin of the penis with cuts and discharge?

Here are some...: Just go to be checked if you've infection or so-called paraphimosis which is related with long tight foreskin. To get these health-related things done right, follow the instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work closely with doc so to reach right diagnosis for right Rx, care, & counseling. ...Read more