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Erection (Definition)

An erection refers to the stiff or erect penis. An erection that is " normal" means that it is ...Read more


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Can prolonged erections be painful?

Priapism=not good: Prolonged erection that is unrelated to stimulation and is unrelieved by ejaculation =priapism which is painful and is considered an emergency. If not treated, which can lead to tissue death and thus injury to the penis and functional recovery may be in jeopardy. So if this is troubling u, call doc asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause a painful erection for 3-5 hours?

What can cause a painful erection for 3-5 hours?

Priapism=not good: Prolonged erection that is unrelated to stimulation and is unrelieved by ejaculation =priapism which is painful and is considered an emergency. If not treated, which can lead to tissue death and thus injury to the penis and functional recovery may be in jeopardy. So if this is troubling u, call doc asap or go et er now. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is it painful to have an erection that lasts for a long time?

Why is it painful to have an erection that lasts for a long time?

3 hours: An erection is essentially trapped blood in a confined space. If the blood is trapped too long, it can no longer provide oxygen to the penile tissue and results in ischemia, strangulation of tissue. This is painful. Typically, an erection lasting longer than 4 hours is considered critical for permanent damage to the penis. ...Read more

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What do I do if i wake up with a painful erection that won't go down?

What do I do if i wake up with a painful erection that won't go down?

See below: Since this presumably started at an unknown time while you were sleeping, if the erection does not go away within an hour, head to the local er. An unwanted erection that persists, also called priapism, is a serious condition and can result in inability to have erections in the future if not treated promptly. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could cause painful erections?

What could cause painful erections?

Erections straight?: Other than inflammation and infections, conditions that cause scar formation of the penis or urethra may cause painful erections. One such condition is called peyronie's disease, but it is mostly associated with curved penis. ...Read more

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Painful erections lately; is something wrong?

Painful erections lately; is something wrong?

? Peyronie's disease: This is associated with hardness under the skin on the upper surface of the penis plus some upward curvature. Suggest you see a urologist. ...Read more

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What can cause a painful erection along with a headache?

Meds?: By far the likeliest answer would be medications in particular viagra/sildenafil type meds. However, other possibilities should be entertained that run from common - headaches w/ elevated bp/hypertension assoc w/ sex to very uncommon - like a the bite of the brazilian wandering spider. If this is persistent it should be checked out. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Painful erections?

What is the definition or description of: Painful erections?

It could be...: ...defined as feeling ache or pain at certain part of the penis with various degrees upon getting erection, which is commonly related with some men with Peyronie's disease, which should be timely evaluated for timely counseling & treatment. ...Read more

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Can catheters cause painful erections?

Can catheters cause painful erections?

Yes, it may ...: Indwelling catheter alone can periodically induce discomfort and pain from recurrent bladder spam which can be eased with proper handling the catheter and judicious use of medication. Erection may cause additional irritation; in fact, your personal repetitive experience would be the most reliable information to tell personal story of catheter and erection. ...Read more

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I am experiencing painful erections. Erections for no reason ?

I am experiencing  painful erections. Erections for no reason ?

Peyronie’s Disease?: Sounds like it might be Peyronie’s Disease. There are other possibilities but if it is causing you problems woth seeing your doctor and discussing it. http://www.healthline.com/health/erectile-dysfunction/peyronies-disease ...Read more

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What could cause my boyfriend to get painful erections after 1 orgasm?

What could cause my boyfriend to get painful erections after 1 orgasm?

Priapism: Painful prolonged erection can occur when the blood supply that causes the erection does not return to normal. This can happen with taking ed meds such as viagra, cialis, levitra (vardenafil). It can also happen for no reason at all. If the painful erection lasts more than 1-2 hours, get help! call your doctor and get seen immediately or go to the local emergency room. Loss of penis is rare but possible! ...Read more

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Toddler has rare erection that lasts less than a minute and is not painful. Does this need a specialist or will the child out grow this maybe?

Normal : Erections are known to occur in normal kids at any age including the newborn period. It is viewed as a curiosity of nature rather than anything worrisome. Discuss the issue with your babies doctor at a routine visit if you wish. ...Read more

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What can cause painful erections that leak fluid?

What can cause painful erections that leak fluid?

Abstinence?: All young men will get uncomfortable, often severely so, if they don't ejaculate every few days by whatever means. If this is you, then man up and do what you need to -- you should enjoy it. If the erections are intractable, and especially if the bottom part and glans aren't hard, it's a medical emergency. Get seen. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if an erection last for three days what can the doctor do to help and its very painful?

Erection: An erection that last more than 24 hours is called priapism and can lead to permanent damage to the erectile tissue of your penis leading to impotence. You need to see a urologist for a workup to rule conditions that may lead to priapism. ...Read more

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My husband has been waking up a few times a week with a painful erection that takes a while to go away and his sex drive is really low?

Here are some...: See urologist at the described occurrence. Clinically, he might have experienced intermittent (or stuttering) priapism. How to get to core concern for such has not to be hard by following instructions described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html to work correctly with urologist so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling. Note: ?Hx of using antipsychotics or drugs for erecti ...Read more

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What could a painful erection and dark colored semen? It is in a man over the the age of 50 who is not very sexually active it that helps at all

See your doc: Consistent pain with erection isn't normal, neither is consistent discoloration. Suggest you see your doc about it, he/she may recommend you see a urologist or get further testing as well. ...Read more

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Tight foreskin leading to painful erection! what's going on, dude?

Tight foreskin leading to painful erection! what's going on, dude?

Correct.: This young man has severe phimosis. Because he has been unable to fully retract his foreskin, he is likely unable to routinely clean within the fold of skin next to the head of the penis. This can lead to skin irritation and pain in the short run, and significant issues in the long run. He should be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

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Circumcision and painful erections. How do you prevent those after circumcision?

Circumcision and painful erections. How do you prevent those after circumcision?

It takes a: While to heal properly. If you have waited a sufficient length of time, discuss it with your physician. ...Read more

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Could my peyronies plague have caused the painful 10 second priapism type of erection?

Priapism : first of all, by definition, priapism does not last 10 seconds. Peyronie's plaques may cause pain with erection but have no relation to priapism ...Read more