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Is It Really Dangerous To Have An Erection That Lasts For Hours
Yes: This is known as priapism and is dangerous for the penis. Any erection that lasts for more than 3 to 4 hours must be immediately evaluated as this can lead to scarring in the penis and cause future erectile dysfunction and curvature to the penis. It generally has to be treated with a penile injection of medications to resolve the erection. ...Read more
Bad things: This is called priapism and is an emergency. The biggest problem is that the blood in the penis can clot and otherwise restrict circulation to the organ. This can result in permanent damage and permanent erectile dysfunction. It can be caused by a variety of things and requires emergency treatment to prevent damage. http://my.clevelandclinic.org/disorders/priapism/hic_priapism.aspx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If you have erection that lasts for more than 4 hours, you need to see a urologist or go the local emergency room. This is called priapism and can lead to future erectile dysfunction and penile curvature. This should be handled very quickly to prevent future complications with erections and penile scarring. ...Read more
Immediate ER Visit: Needs immediate treatment by urologist. Can result in permanent erectile dysfuntion if left untreated. ...Read more
I made duplex and Topical injection in my penile and the erection last for 4 hours could i have venous leak despite the fine duplex
Not usually: Seems unusual to have a venous leak under those circumstances. It would have to be tiny and very slow. ...Read more
My boyfriend often looses erection when it comes to put the condom or to start intercourse, but usually his second erection lasts about on hours.He works a lot, exercises, eats healthy foods , does not smoke, does not uses alcohol or drugs.His doctor pres
Heads up: From your information it sounds unlikely that your bf has a medical problem. Most healthy men can lose an erection if they are distracted, self-conscious, nervous or overly concerned about performance. It's important to enjoy the journey and not rush the destination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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