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Penile thrombosis. Is this something that I should stop from having sex and how long. Haven't seen dr yet but pretty sure I have penile thrombosis?

Penile thrombosis. Is this something that I should stop from having sex and how long. Haven't seen dr yet but pretty sure I have penile thrombosis?

Spare the rod: Penile thrombosis is a severe condition which involves clotting of blood within the corpora cavernosa (chambers which become engorged to produce an erection).
Scarring can occur causing a curvature or problems with future erections. See a urologist quickly, a specialist for the urogenital area or go to an emergency room. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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Could a penis thrombosis be fatal?

Could a penis thrombosis be fatal?

No way: Penile thrombosis is usually of the dorsal vein which is a relatively small vein which is unlikely to break free as an embolus. Would not be fatal even if it did break free because it's small size. ...Read more

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Thrombosis of the penis fatal? What are symptoms

Thrombosis of the penis fatal? What are symptoms

No: The symptoms of penis vein thrombosis are pain bruising and swelling. If you are concerned you may have this please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Do penis vein thrombosis go away with time? And could it be dangerous

Do penis vein thrombosis go away with time? And could it be dangerous

Wow really?: You should probably be on blood thinner and closely monitored -- yes this is very serious, and you could lose your penis. ...Read more

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What causes thrombosis of the superficial dorsal vein of the penis? (The main prominent penis vein)

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

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I masturbate very roughly 3 months ago and develop penis vein thrombosis. Doc said it will go with time. I haven't stp masturbtn. And its not going?

I masturbate very roughly 3 months ago and develop penis vein thrombosis. Doc said it will go with time. I haven't stp masturbtn. And its not going?

It takes months: Penile thrombosis dissolve from the inside out and can take months to reabsorb. Continuing to cause trauma to the vein by rough masturbation will only lead to prolonging this further. ...Read more

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Large swollen portion on penis told it was broken blood vessel, now there is a clear hard vein area painful to touch. Could it be a penis thrombosis?

Large swollen portion on penis told it was broken blood vessel, now there is a clear hard vein area painful to touch. Could it be a penis thrombosis?

Mondor's Disease: Probable thrombosed dorsal vein of penis or superficial venous thrombophlebitis. Should not be a problem, not like deep vein thrombosis of leg or coronary thrombosis. Commonest causes are masturbation or excessive sex. Penile swelling should settle down in time. This should not be confused with priapism, which is an erection which fails to go away & can be due to internal penile vessel thrombosis. ...Read more

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Does a thrombosis on the superficial dorsal vein of penis effect erections, blood flow to or from the penis or leak of the penis? Everything feels ok

Here are some...: If the thrombosis of superficial vein of the penis as defined occurred solitarily, erectile function should not be affected, but not saying ED will never happen in the future because life is a constantly moving, changing, evolving event to conform the reality that life is a constantly changing adjusting dynamic process of struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thrombosis?

Pain/swelling: If in the leg deep veins calf pain and swelling occurs. This requires a dr. Visit and blood thinners. If in the skin veins, moist heat and drugs like Motrin are used. ...Read more

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Are proctitis and thrombosis linked?

Are proctitis and thrombosis linked?

No: Proctitis is inflammation about the rectum and anal canal. Thrombosis is blood clot within veins. Hemorrhoidal veins can become thrombosed and the resultant inflammation, itching can mimic proctitis. ...Read more

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What is superior mesentenric thrombosis?

What is superior mesentenric thrombosis?

Intestinal vein clot: This is a clot in the main vein draining the intestines. Unfortunately, it is rarely diagnosed early enough to prevent catastrophic injury to that portion of the bowel that is drained by this vein. Hereditary clotting disorders, low-flow states, and dehydration with advancing age are the main causes of this. ...Read more

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Are proctitis & thrombosis linked somehow?

Are proctitis & thrombosis linked somehow?

FIrst: Prevention. Appropriate targets and dose limits; 2nd: anusol-hc suppositories for tenesmus, mucoid discharge. If blood, endoscopy and coagulation of bleeding vessels. These event. In the literature and my practice, this is not common. Bleeding about 3-5 events in 100. If you mean hemmorhoidal thromboses, but actually any: unrelated. ...Read more

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Treatment of thrombosis in ivc?

Thrombosis in IVC: Anticoagulation and sometimes inferior vena cava filter. ...Read more

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What is cortical venous thrombosis?

What is cortical venous thrombosis?

Rare condition: Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (cvst) is a rare form of stroke that results from thrombosis (a blood clot) of the dural venous sinuses, which drain blood from the brain. Symptoms may include headache, abnormal vision, any of the symptoms of stroke such as weakness of the face and limbs on one side of the body, and seizures. ...Read more

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Is non-occlusive thrombosis genetic?

Is non-occlusive thrombosis genetic?

DVT: I assume you are speaking of venous thrombosis. If so, yes there are several inherited/genetic processes that place certain people at greater risk of developing venous thrombosis. Most common is factor V leidin deficiency. ...Read more

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What is mean by deep venous thrombosis?

What is mean by deep venous thrombosis?

Deep vein blood clot: A blood clot occurring in a deep vein is a deep venous thrombosis. Several risk factors and causes like immobility, injury, birth control pills or malignancy can be involved. Clots can grow and travel causing leg swelling or death if in the lung. ...Read more

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Will arm thrombosis make you feel ill?

Yes: Upper extremity thrombosis often occurs secondarily: IV catheter, medications placed into iv's, thoracic outlet obstruction, malignancy (pancreatic, mediastinal), trauma, infection. These problems can make one feel bad, and the clot in the arm accentuates the ill feeling. ...Read more

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Can cortical venous thrombosis be cured?

Can cortical venous thrombosis be cured?

Treat Yes: Specific therapy for cvt involves anticoagulation or thrombolytic therapy
existing data support the use of systemic anticoagulation as an initial therapy in all patients, even in the presence of intracranial hemorrhage. ...Read more

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Cortical venous thrombosis -- what is it?

Vascular condition: Cortical venous thrombosis is a vascular condition where the cortical veins that normally drain blood away from the cortex of the brain develop blockages, leading to a buildup of blood in the brain. ...Read more

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How does an embolism differ from thrombosis?

How does an embolism differ from thrombosis?

One travels: An embolism travels through the blood stream lodging away from its point of origin...A thrombosis is a blood clot that stays in place. ...Read more

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What's the outcome of deep venous thrombosis?

Another outcome: Could be nothing, could be a pulmonary embolism (from you can get pulmonary hypertension), could be post thrombotic syndrome. You can decrease you risk of getting post thrombotic syndrome by 50% if you wear 30-40 mm hg, knee high, graduated compression stockings for 2 years after having a dvt. ...Read more

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What are the tests for deep venous thrombosis?

Testing for DVT: 1. History and physical exam. If your history and examination are suspicious that you might have a dvt, then you need a: 2. D-dimer blood test to be done. If it is very low, you don't have a dvt. If it is high you might have a DVT and you need an: 3. Ultrasound scan. This is the gold standard test. The ultimate way to check for a DVT is ultrasound. ...Read more

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How often do sinus thrombosis episodes occur?

Rare: Studies show 3-4/million population. Usually in third decade of life, female moreso than male. Autopsy in elderly 9%. ...Read more

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Is it possible to reverse deep venous thrombosis?

Yes: Depending on the location of the dvt, clot removal is possible and often time advisable. Anticoagulation will help to keep the clot from enlarging but won't reverse the clot. The body generally will recanalize the clot with time but, depending on the size of the lot, this can take weeks or months. The concern in the meantime, as dr. Bein said, is that valves can be damaged and you can. .. ...Read more

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What can paralyzed patient do to cure thrombosis?

Depends: If the thrombosis needed blood thinners and compression stockings or antiinflammatories, compression stockings, or interventional removal of the thrombus....... ...Read more

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How will deep venous thrombosis affect my health?

Deep venous thrombos: Deep venous thrombosis can affect any body health in several ways
the most commonly it can cause painful swelling of the extremity, post phlebitic syndrome. It can lead to pulmonary embolism which can cause pulmonary hypertension. If not careful about taking your medication, it can also cause sudden death. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a deep venous thrombosis?

What are the symptoms of a deep venous thrombosis?

Pain and swelling: The most common symptoms of a deep venous thrombosis (DVT) are pain and swelling in one leg. The swelling can just be below the knee or it can be the entire leg. Typically the pain is worth when putting weight on the leg and walking. How much pain and swelling depends on the size and location of the clot. It is also possible to have a DVT and have no symptoms whatsoever. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure cortical venous thrombosis?

Treat Yes: Specific therapy for cvt involves anticoagulation or thrombolytic therapy
existing data support the use of systemic anticoagulation as an initial therapy in all patients, even in the presence of intracranial hemorrhage. ...Read more

Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...Read more


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