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Could the large vein on the top of my penis be caused by bph?

Could the large vein on the top of my penis be caused by bph?

No: That vein is the dorsal penile vein and is normal in all men and not caused by a disease process. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Bph (Definition)

Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) is the condition of enlargement of the prostate, which is an organ that is part of the male urinary system within the body. This can cause difficulty with urination (difficulty initiating urination, dribbling of urine). BPH is due to growth of tissues of the prostate, and is a different ...Read more


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I have a solid knot on the top of my penis shaft about half way, right next to the large vein. Its not painful. Moves around when messed with.

I have a solid knot on the top of my penis shaft about half way, right next to the large vein. Its not painful. Moves around when messed with.

Unusual bumps need: to be evaluated by your doctor or a urologist in this case. It MAY be harmless but don't take the chance of not knowing. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could be BPH making my penis and balls get swollen?

Could be BPH making my penis and balls get swollen?

No: Swelling of the penis and scrotum is not related to bph. This is usually caused by other issues such as blood clots in the pelvis, heart failure, or poor circulation in the lower extremitied causing swelling of the penis and scrotum. ...Read more

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No BPH but low urine flow @ night. Urlgst wants to insert device into penis to look for block. Is that the only next step? Flow only problem at night

No BPH but low urine flow @ night. Urlgst wants to insert device into penis to look for block. Is that the only next step?  Flow only problem at night

Sounds appropriate: Sounds like the urologist wants to get a visual of what might be causing a urinary flow issue. A cystoscopy sounds appropriate, however, you can discuss this with your family doctor or internist, and possibly get another opinion by a second urologist. ...Read more

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My grany wit BPH grade 2n urinary incontin wit chronic foleys cath.Fa past 2 tyms urine s leakn 4m penis rather via tube whch happens 3days aftr cathn?

My grany wit BPH grade 2n urinary incontin wit chronic foleys cath.Fa past 2 tyms urine s leakn 4m penis rather via tube whch happens 3days aftr cathn?

Well I think you: Are saying your gradad has BPH and uses foleys to empty his bladder but he is still peeing thru his penis. Well using foleys does not mean you cannot pee thru your penis. But if there is leakage and incontinence this means that you might have to leave the foley in for longer. I would consult the urologist taking care of your grandad. ...Read more

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Sixty yr old man, chronic bph, kidney stone 4 months ago. Burning distal penis, freq urge and painful urination made worse by running and tennis good ?

Sixty yr old man, chronic bph, kidney stone 4 months ago. Burning distal penis, freq urge and painful urination made worse by running and tennis good ?

See a urologist. : Pain at the tip of the penis is usually pain referred from the bladder or bladder neck. Painful urination, increased frequency, and voiding difficulty can come any number of your urologic issues, such as bph, bladder stones, or a urinary tract infection. See a urologist for a full evaluation. When a diagnosis is made, many things can be done to offer significant relief. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the name and purpose of the large prominent vein on the top of my penis that seems to originate from the pelvis?

What's the name and purpose of the large prominent vein on the top of my penis that seems to originate from the pelvis?

Here are some...: Most likely, what you see are dorsal veins. Known to us, veins of any organs tend to widely vary in number, course, and distribution as compared to the arteries to any organs. So, if asymptomatic, compressible, and variable at erection and detumescence, leave them alone because what you see is your personal unique anatomical variation. Of course, if still in doubt, have someone take a look. Best.. ...Read more

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Small lump on penis on top of the big vein in the middle of it what could it be? No pain

Small lump on penis on top of the big vein in the middle of it what could it be? No pain

Don't know: Because we can't examine you over the internet. Your doctor can and you should see him/her at your next visit. ...Read more

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Could the extremely big vein on my penis somehow be a partial cause of my hypersexuality? How much are sexual desire and sexual performance related?

Could the extremely big vein on my penis somehow be a partial cause of my hypersexuality? How much are sexual desire and sexual performance related?

No. No relationship.: There is no link between physiological features of your penis and your level of sexual activity. There is no correlation or link between sexual desire and sexual performance. That being said, it can happen that a loss of sexual performance impacts the desire to have sex. Especially when someone loses the desire to have sex because of lack of performance and resulting poor self esteem or shame. ...Read more

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I have experience pain and swollen on my right top foot, I have very large vein on the top of foot going up my leg, the pain and swollen from the vein?

I have experience pain and swollen on my right top foot, I have very large vein on the top of foot going up my leg, the pain and swollen from the vein?

Phlebitis: If you have direct pain along the vein it may be inflamed which is called phlebitis. The top of the foot is an area that can be easily inflamed from tightly laced shoes. Mild phlebitis can be treated with elevation and compression hose. If there is pain outside of the vein you will want to get an x - ray as there are many fragile bones in your foot. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Michaels
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Definition)

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is also known as BPH. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (hypertrophy) is an enlargement of the prostate gland in males that can constrict the male urethra leading to retention of urine, feelings of urgency, etc. If severe enough, it can be treated with ...Read more


Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more