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Urologist says my thrombosed penis vein is fine. But won't it possibly cause priapism??

Urologist says my thrombosed penis vein is fine. But won't it possibly cause priapism??

Yes, ...: Hi! PaulH, Leave the thrombosed penile vein alone for spontaneous resolution; be patient. It would not be directly related with priapism. I hope you are slowly swaying away from being obsessed with penile matters. I do know it takes time, but you have to divert your available energy and ability to prepare yourself to live a productive, independent life. Let me know how you have been. ...Read more

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How is priapism treated?

How is priapism treated?

Medications: The treatment of priapism initially includes medications. If this fails, then a needle must be placed into the penis and potent medicaions must be injected directly into the penis. If these measures fail, then surgery for a penile shunt is needed to prevent future penile scarring and erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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What are the common presenting symptoms of priapism?

Persistent erection: Erection lasting > 4 hours, usually painful. Go to er! ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get priapism?

Not common: Ischemic priapism due to blood sludging in the penile corpora (rods) is most frequent in men with sickle cell disease. Rarely occurs with use of medications for ed, viagra, Cialis etc. Probably < 1 in 1000 men using meds. Occasionally is idiopathic, no known cause. 2nd very rare form is high flow priapism. Doppler ultrasound can differentiate between both. ...Read more

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What causes priapism?

Trapped Penile Blood: Priapism results most commonly when blood gets trapped in the penis. The trapped blood doesn't allow fresh oxygenated blood in, which can result in penile pain and tissue death. Common causes are sickle cell disease, various medications (rarely those advertised for ed), Cocaine use, injection ED therapy and trauma. This is an emergency, and the blood needs to be drained immediately in the er. ...Read more

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I have a severe case of priapism, how should I fix this?

I have a severe case of priapism, how should I fix this?

Priapism: Priapism if not treated within 4-6 hours of presentation will lead to permanent impotence. Go to the nearest emergency room that has urology physicians on call would be ideal www.Peedoc.Com @drhtay. ...Read more

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How do you know you've had a priapism?

See below: A condition where there is prolonged painful erection and needs intervention by a doctor. ...Read more

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What's the difference between priapism and just staying hard for a couple of hours?

Priapism: A non-stimulated erection for any significant duration can probably be called "priapism." there are significant implications with possible long-term detriment (such as future "ed") if left untreated. ...Read more

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What is priapism?

What is priapism?

Priapism: Priapism is an painful erection that won't go away (4hrs is the defining time limit) in the absence of physical or psychological stimulation. It is usually painful and is a medical emergency (something to go to the ED for - now) ...Read more