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Abnormal Penis (Definition)

Any conditions affecting the expected functions of the penis like urinary and sexual function may be called as abnormal penis, which may be temporary or permanent, but may be quite personal. Remember normal variation of any organ is common since we are not born equal. To define what it may be, seek ...Read more


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What are the risks of having surgery to correct congenital penile curvature?

What are the risks of having surgery to correct congenital penile curvature?

See below: There are two ways of correcting the anomaly: 1. Shorten the dorsal side with sutures if the penis has adequate length. 2. Add tissue grafts to the bottom of the penis if the length would be compromised. The first procedure is very successful in experienced hands and is associated with a low complication rate (infection, hematoma). The second procedure is more complicated: scarring, ballooning. ...Read more

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I have a very very abnormal penis. Curves?

I have a very very abnormal penis. Curves?

Curve is normal: Most guys do not have a straight penis. They bend up, down and sideways. If you develop a new bend that seems to be getting worse over time, it may related to a condition known as peyronie's disease and treatment, though limited, is available. A urologist can induce an erection with medication, in the office to evaluate the bend to help determine if it's a problem. ...Read more

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Abnormal penis size at this age of 58?

Abnormal penis size at this age of 58?

What do you mean.: Too small or too large? Do you have a new deformity, mass? Need to see doctor and explain your concern. ...Read more

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What are signs of abnormal penis?

What are signs of abnormal penis?

Bent, twisted, very: Small, very large, meatal stenosis (urinary opening very small), opening on underneath of penis (hypospadias) or on top (epispadias), rare double penis, hidden penis, phimosis (tight foreskin) paraphimosis (tight foreskin is stuck behind glans and will not reduce), penile skin bridging (adhesions which will not separate), ballooning with urination, lumps, cysts, ulcers. Balanitis xerotica. Ok? ...Read more

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Question about normal vs abnormal penis?

Question about normal vs abnormal penis?

Need more info: This question is not clear enough about what you are asking. What is normal has a very wide range of size and type and shape. More details would be needed to give you the answer you are looking for. ...Read more

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Do I have an abnormal penis if it is curved?

Do I have an abnormal penis if it is curved?

Not necessarily: A normal penis curves upwards on erection. Minor deviations from a straight line are common and normal variations. If the curve is not excessive, does not interfere with urination or intercourse, does not cause pain, it is not likely to be pathological. If you are not sure whether is curve is excessive, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Abnormal penis growth. What could he give me?

Abnormal penis growth. What could he give me?

HPV, condyloma: Without a picture, i can't say for sure, but a common problem is penile warts caused by the hpv virus. For men, the warts are unsightly, but usually harmless. But, the female can get hpv from a man with penile warts which may lead to cervical cancer. Time for both of you to call your doctors. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Abnormal penis?

What is the definition or description of: Abnormal penis?

Here are some...: Any conditions affecting the expected functions of the penis like urinary and sexual function may be called as abnormal penis, which may be temporary or permanent, but may be quite personal. Remember normal variation of any organ is common since we are not born equal. To define what it may be, seek evaluation with a urologist. ...Read more

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Abnormal penis size as teenager?

Abnormal penis size as teenager?

Too big or too small: Prepubertal teenagers normally have small prepubertal size penises.Penis will appear large in boys who have completed puberty by age 13, but it doesn't grow anymore once pubertal development is complete.Many boys are concerned that their penis is too small & are intimidated by boys boasting of having huge penises.Penises normally come in all sizes. Huge penisesare more prone to ed in middle age. ...Read more

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Why porn stars have abnormal penis size or vice versa?

Why porn stars have abnormal penis size or vice versa?

It's for show: This is for entertainment and for show. The same reason you don't see short people in the nba & thin people in the nfl, & 'ugly' people in hollywood. Those who have larger than average size are going to command more attention than those average size people. Having an longer penis, also allows different positions for sexual activity, and better views for the camera. ...Read more

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Abnormal penis problem now that we are married. Should I divorce?

Abnormal penis problem now that we are married. Should I divorce?

Depends: It depends on what the problem really "is"? If it is a performance/ medical issue than this can be treated very effectively usually. If this is a relationship emotional issue than it depends on what that is? If the latter, i would recommend communicating with your partner and if necessary with a counsellor or even a sex therapist if necessary. ...Read more

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Can a penis be bent without it being congenital OR peyronie's disease? Are there other causes in existence? Can peyronie's really "resolve" sometimes?

Can a penis be bent without it being congenital OR peyronie's disease? Are there other causes in existence? Can peyronie's really "resolve" sometimes?

Bent penis: The penis can bend due to many reasons. Most common is related to scarring of the fibrous tissue that covers the erectile bodies of the penis. This is commonly referred to as Peyronies Disease. It can resolve spontaneously in rare situations. It can be treated medically or surgically as well. Sometimes these "scars" can be congenital in origin. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to get my penis circumsied? Im a 20 year old male and i was born with a congenital heart defect.

Is it safe for me to get my penis circumsied? Im a 20 year old male and i was born with a congenital heart defect.

See PCP/Urologist: Your primary care and your urologist will be better able to address this question for you as they would know your medical history and can examine you. Generally, minor congenital heart defects are not a concern. Also the procedure may be done under local anesthetic rather than a general anesthetic. ...Read more

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What congenital anomolies are associated with placenta previa?

What congenital anomolies are associated with placenta previa?

Nothing specific: In 3 deades of pediatrics and much of that dealing with birth defects, i know of no anomaly that is linked to placenta previa.The selection of an implantation site for the embryo and development of the placenta in a previa location appears to be random. ...Read more

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Are there effective natural treatments for congenital anomalies?

Are there effective natural treatments for congenital anomalies?

Anomalies: No, there are no natural remedies for congenital anomalies. Nature caused the anomalies in the fetus. Man has to rectify them either during the pregnancy or after birth. Every human being has a risk of having a child with an anomaly. The only thing found to reduce that risk, and its only for neural tube defects and cardiac defects, is to have the mother take Folic Acid daily prior to pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the congenital anomalies of the eye?

What are the congenital anomalies of the eye?

Long list: Any part of the eye can develop with problems or improperly. The list is long and includes abnormalities of the lids, tear drainage, cornea, lens and retina. Some are cosmetic, some functional and some very serious. If you suspect a problem in your child, you should see a pediatric ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What're the causes of congenital anomalies?

What're the causes of congenital anomalies?

Multifactorial.: Genetic, environmental, infectious, metabolic reasons or even developmental accidents can cause birth defects. Taking Folic Acid at 1-5 mg daily throughout your reproductive life could prevent 95% of neural tube defects and up to 75% of cardiac defects. ...Read more

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What are the causes of congenital anomalies besides bad genes?

What are the causes of congenital anomalies besides bad genes?

Accidents.: Early accidents in the cellular or molecular level can lead to birth defects even when the genetic make-up of the conceptus is normal. Examples: amniotic band sequence, previable rupture of membranes, in utero infections (e.g. Cmv, rubella, toxoplasmosis, herpes, syphilis, hiv), teratogens (heat, drugs, radiation, environmental toxins, alcohol), pregestational diabetes mellitus. ...Read more

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Are developmental, familial and congenital anomalies different?

Are developmental, familial and congenital anomalies different?

Not really: Developmental = failure to meet developmental milestones such as sitting up, walking etc. This may be aquired from e.g. Birth injury. Familial means that it is a trait within a family, presumably genetic. Congenital is "accidental" with no known cause. ...Read more

Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...Read more