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Do People With Priapism Have A Lot Of Pain
Trapped Penile Blood: Priapism results most commonly when blood gets trapped in the penis. The trapped blood doesn't allow fresh oxygenated blood in, which can result in penile pain and tissue death. Common causes are sickle cell disease, various medications (rarely those advertised for ed), Cocaine use, injection ED therapy and trauma. This is an emergency, and the blood needs to be drained immediately in the er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medications: The treatment of priapism initially includes medications. If this fails, then a needle must be placed into the penis and potent medicaions must be injected directly into the penis. If these measures fail, then surgery for a penile shunt is needed to prevent future penile scarring and erectile dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not common: Ischemic priapism due to blood sludging in the penile corpora (rods) is most frequent in men with sickle cell disease. Rarely occurs with use of medications for ed, viagra, (sildenafil) Cialis etc. Probably < 1 in 1000 men using meds. Occasionally is idiopathic, no known cause. 2nd very rare form is high flow priapism. Doppler ultrasound can differentiate between both. ...Read more
ED: Priapism can lead to long term erectile dysfunction if not treated in a timely manner. Drugs such as trazadone can lead to this. Priapism from pd5 inhibitors such as viagra, cialis, and levitra, (vardenafil) is actually very rare. Sickle cell crisis can cause priapism. Those who have previously had pripism are more likely to have it occur again. ...Read more
Here are some ...: ED may occur after priapism, but are related with multiple factors such as age, medical illnesses, and the duration of priapism per se, etc. Experience proved: on average, some 90% of cases will be still potent if it is managed within 24 hours and some 20% will be still potent even after 7 days. Remember more adverse events will make a worse outcome in life. So, work on healthy lifestyle... ...Read more
I think that i could have a partial priapism because my peninsula is hard almost all the time even when non erect. I have a dent in the middle.
Not priapism: Sounds more like peyronie's disease. Should see doc. ...Read more
Recurrent erections: Priapism describes an erection that remains present even in the absence of sexual stimulation. There are two types: low flow (more common) and high flow (arterially based). Low flow (from sickle cell disease, drug induced, blood dycrasias) results in entrapment of low oxygenated blood in the penis, causing scarring if present over 6 hours. Important to get priapism evaluated/treated emergently! ...Read more
Neosynephrine/surger: Treatment depends upon type of priapism. More common is ischemic priapism due to blood trapped in penis. Aspirate, blood will be dark and then inject neosynephrine (phenylephrine). Subject will require shunting surgery if priapism persists. High flow priaism, less common, diagnose by doppler ultrasound, bright red blood. Ice pack and may resolve spontaneously, if not blood clot be injected to slow down flow in. ...Read more
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