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Probably not need...: The visibility and diameter of penile dorsal veins highly vary but carry no clinical significance as long as you're well and sound in erection for coitus. So, usually, no intervention is required, and not worth the trouble. Of course, overindulgence and obsession in every aspect of life will negatively impact desirable healthy living, and sex is no exception. ...Read more
May be normal: If the vein collapses when pushed on, is not tender, and there is no surrounding redness or increased warmth, then it can indicate overall hydration status, but is not likely a problem. If any of the above are present, then you should see your Dr or Urologist for evaluation. ...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
The dorsal vein on my penis appears much larger and I am noticing transient groin discomfort. I am a 22 year old male. What could this be?
Dorsal penile vein: If you are sexually quite active, it is normal for your dorsal penile vein to enlarge since sex involves increasing blood flow to the penis, holding it for a while (erection), and then letting it flow out through the veins. The transient groin discomfort could well be due to venous congestion or engorgement, somewhat analogous to the "blue ball" syndrome. It is benign and will resolve. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of coital rupture of superficial dorsal vein of penis? Is loss of size and girth a symptom? Is there a place to see pictures?
Hereinafter...: Hereinafter is a helpful article in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3085625/, from which you may get a glimpse on your concern. Best wish. If needing more counseling, go to www.healthtap.come/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login - using audio / video may go faster and gain more. ...Read more
Due to repeated masturbation i found my dorsal vein size increased i think this is effecting my erections because blood doesn't flow to my pennis head?
Small hard lump under the dorsal vein on top of penis. It's slightly palpable when standing but most when lying down. Straight erection. What is it?
Many possibilities: Penile masses can vary in etiology from cysts, fibrous plaques, malignancies, superficial thrombophlebitis, and more. An ultrasound in addition to an examination by a urologist could elucidate the condition further. The article describes Mondor's Disease, a case of superficial thrombophlebitis of the penis <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2978449/" rel="nofollow" target="_bla ...Read more
I have superficial penile hematoma scarring, and a few new purple bulges along the dorsal vein and at the base of the corona. How do I treat? Dangers?
You should: First stop whatever it is you are doing that traumatizes your penis like this and then consult a urologist. The 'dangers" here are obviously the repetitive trauma and while it may be bruises now I am not sure what that environment may cause in the future. ...Read more
48 hours after i had oral sex suddenly i feel a thrombosed penile vein. Precisely a thrombophlebitis of the superficial dorsal vein. How to cure it?
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