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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

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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?

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

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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Thrombosis (Definition)

Thrombosis simply means a clot. Thrombophlebitis is ...Read more