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Dilated Veins On Glans Of Penis
One young man referred to the glans penis as the "mushroom part" of the penis - the sensitive end of the penis. This is different than "glands" - which are parts of the body that produce hormones. Examples are the thyroid gland which puts out thyroid hormone, or the ovary which makes estrogen, progesterone, etc. ...Read more
What causes thrombosis of the superficial dorsal vein of the penis? (The main prominent penis vein)
Blocking blood flow: Use of "cock rings" , cords, or other types of devices that block the flow of blood through the vein for a prolonged time is the most probable cause. There are also blood clotting disorders such as anti cardiolipin antibodies that iincrease the risk of clotting. Inflammation from an infection can also cause clotting/thrombosis. ...Read more
Circle purple vein under skin on uncut penis head. 4 normal veins flow into it, bulges a little and more when erect, no pain, maybe 1/4 size of penny?
Venous hemangioma: This is a benign blood vessel proliferation or also called the blood bessel tumor called hemangioma there benign vascular tumors tangled small vessels they can bleed and grow slowly removing is difficult as they are very vascular and bleeding is a problem you should consult urologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pearly penile papule: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dry pale skin on penis I'm circumcised at birththat peeled on glans and under leaving scarring hypersensitivity had biopsy glans is shiny on erection?
Penile lesion: Please click on this link for a detailed listing of different skin disorders involving penile skin. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0115/p167.html A biopsy will be your best bet to get a definite answer. To me it sounds like you may have lichen sclerosus, also known as balanitis xerotica obliterans. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Red Patch on Penis: A red patch on the head of the penis can arise for several reasons. If you are not circumcised, this could be inflammation, called balanitis. Steroid creams help. If you have started any new meds, it could be a fixed drug eruption. Stopping the meds helps, but it is a harmless event. If it is growing in size and doesn't respond to the above in a week or two, i recommend a urological evaluation. ...Read more
A urologist visit: Is in order. A cleanser, probably not betadine, is in order but obtaining a diagnosis is a more pressing need. ...Read more
Pearly papules?: One man in 100 is the lucky owner of "pearly penile papules", a row of bumps along the corona on the back of the gland / head. Check internet photos and see if this is you. If your life-partner doesn't like them, you can have them lasered off. Or you may decide they're cool. They are not a sexually transmitted disease or a cancer risk. ...Read more
I have a lot of tiny red bumps near the cut line on circumsized penis foreskin, same size as the papules on the head of penis, what could they be?
Need a direct look: Oftentimes what you saw is long foreskin-related inflammation / infection. But, a direct look at them is essential to derive a diagnosis. So, seek evaluation / counseling timely. How to have healthcare process done rightly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closely with doc so to deduce right diagnosis for right treatment. Best... ...Read more
Get evaluated.: A wide range of lumps can appear on the foreskin of the penis, ranging from the benign to the worrisome. Redundant skin, sebaceous cysts are more benign examples. Infections, inflammation, and scarring can also cause lumps. And finally, a rare but cannot be missed diagnosis is penile cancer. Have your physician examine it. ...Read more
Very sensitive penis on the corona glans section of uncircumcised penis. Skin will not pull 100% all the way back when fully erected. Too sensitive?
See urologist: See urologist to have this corrected.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does a thrombosis on the superficial dorsal vein of penis effect erections, blood flow to or from the penis or leak of the penis ?Everything feels ok
Here are some...: If the thrombosis of superficial vein of the penis as defined occurred solitarily, erectile function should not be affected, but not saying ED will never happen in the future because life is a constantly moving, changing, evolving event to conform the reality that life is a constantly changing adjusting dynamic process of struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living. ...Read more
String-like cord along the length of the right side of my penis. Hard and immovable. Easy to see on flaccid penis not erect, occurred after swelling?
Thrombosed vein: Is most likely explanation. Should disappear with time, likely months. ...Read more
Swollen main vein in penis... Discolaration on scortom and on back of penis... Whats the diagnose?
Small cluster of bumps on shaft of penis, barely off skin color. Smaller when erect. Could these be hpv? Or what?
Syphlis?: Hard, painless crater on the penis is most suggestive of syphlis, unless proven otherwise. There are other causes as well.please get a blood test done by your doctor. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more