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How do you heal a fractured penis?

How do you heal a fractured penis?

Time or surgery: Penile fracture can heal spontaneously, but can lead to impotence or curvature of the penis. It usually occurs as a result of rough intercourse. More often, if the affected patient presents in time, it can be repaired surgically (it often requires surgery to avoid the above problems). ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


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Bf said that he has "fractured" his penis before. I was just wondering how long that will take to heal?

Bf said that he has "fractured" his penis before. I was just wondering how long that will take to heal?

No bones about it: Since there are no bones in the penis (at least in humans) i'm not sure what he "fractured". Gives new meaning to the phrase, "i have a bone to pick with you". ...Read more

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How to know if my penis is fractured?

How to know if my penis is fractured?

Penile fracture: A fracture of the penis results when there is a rupture of the elastic membrane surrounding the erectile body on one side or the other. This results in a rapid loss of erection and significant bruising and swelling and pain ...Read more

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Would I know if I fractured my penis?

Would I know if I fractured my penis?

Probably: Penis will be bent. Convex side will be tender & swollen. Most common cause is sex with partner on on top. Need 2C urologist if fracture is suspected. Most require surgical correction. Minor fractures are likely cause of most cases of Peyronie's disease ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a fractured penis, will we ever be able to have normal intercourse?

Penile fracture: Most likely. Wait for him to heal. The injury can effect the nerves of the penis and there can be scarring, but chances are he'll rise to the occasion. ...Read more

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Two weeks ago I had surgery on my fractured penis. In still in tremendous pain but no more pain meds. Can I apply ice or heat? What else can I do?

Try refills: It will not harm using warm compresses or ice. Ice usually is more in an acute phase of inflammation and warm temp more for improving irrigation, vasodilation and relaxation. Try both alternating if nothing else works. Call your MD for refills on you meds. ...Read more

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Hello my boyfriend may have a fractured penis, we arent sure though and we are wondering if we should go to the hospital. There is bruising.

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my boyfriend may have a fractured penis, we arent sure though and we are wondering if we should go to the hospital. There is bruising.

Probably: If the penis is fractured, it can swell and discolor to look a lot like an eggplant--so if seeing purple (/bruising) do not wait for it to get bigger, because the blood you see is actually interfering with the necessary blood flow to your penis, which can cause major problems (&loss). Go to er, ideally a larger / teaching hospital for better access to an on call urologist. They will help you. ...Read more