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Is it normal to see a vein on the glans?

Is it normal to see a vein on the glans?

Here are some…: Visible veins may occasionally appear on glans penis of few men and are considered as normal variation, which are harmless and require no treatment. So, stop worrying about it and direct your attention to practicing quality healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession so to enhance your energy and ability to live a long happy life. ...Read more

Glans (Definition)

One young man referred to the glans penis as the "mushroom part" of the penis - the sensitive end of the penis. This is different than "glands" - which are parts of the body that produce hormones. Examples are the thyroid gland which puts out thyroid hormone, or the ovary which makes estrogen, progesterone, etc. ...Read more


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My friend's glans is very big 60% thicker than his shaft is it normal and it is full of veins his very worried that his penis might be under develope?

My friend's glans is very big 60% thicker than his shaft is it normal and it is full of veins his very worried that his penis might be under develope?

Please encourage: Your friend to see a doctor. He will be given a proper examination and if treatment is needed he can get that. If not, his mind will be put at ease. Thanks for being a good friend. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Tiny burning red spot on glans 3ce in 2 months. Veins slghtly inflammed. Urine amd blood reports normal. Just have acidity. Urologist said ok. What's it?

Tiny burning red spot on glans 3ce in 2 months. Veins slghtly inflammed. Urine amd blood reports normal. Just have acidity. Urologist said ok. What's it?

Relax: You have been evaluated by urologist and said that the lesion was of no concern. If it continue to bother you, then get a second opinion. For now, take it easy. ...Read more

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What's the name and purpose of the large prominent vein on the top of my penis that seems to originate from the pelvis?

What's the name and purpose of the large prominent vein on the top of my penis that seems to originate from the pelvis?

Here are some...: Most likely, what you see are dorsal veins. Known to us, veins of any organs tend to widely vary in number, course, and distribution as compared to the arteries to any organs. So, if asymptomatic, compressible, and variable at erection and detumescence, leave them alone because what you see is your personal unique anatomical variation. Of course, if still in doubt, have someone take a look. Best.. ...Read more

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Causes for prominent veins? Over the past few days I've noticed my veins are showing more and more of them are visible everywhere above my pelvis.

Causes for prominent veins? Over the past few days I've noticed my veins are showing more and more of them are visible everywhere above my pelvis.

Veins showing: Veins are closer to your skin surface than arteries are. Maybe like like most young healthy women you are exercising and trying to keep your wt down. In doing that you may be burning some of your subcutaneous fat and so your veins become more prominent. Just a thought. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Blue veins on pelvis sign of ovarian cancer?

Blue veins on pelvis sign of ovarian cancer?

Usually not.: Although a pelvic or abdominal tumor can lead to an increase in pelvic veins seen on the skin, there are more frequent causes such as malfunctioning (refluxing) valves in the saphenous system or even in the ovarian veins (pelvic congestion syndrome).A ct of the abdomen and pelvis as well as a leg venous ultrasound will help to make the diagnosis. See a vein specialist. ...Read more

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My right testicle is solid, including the veins coming from it which are swollen and appear as a lump on my pelvis. Left is 4 times smaller.

My right testicle is solid, including the veins coming from it which are swollen and appear as a lump on my pelvis. Left is 4 times smaller.

Testicles: Need to see a doctor as soon as possible, to rule out testicular cancer which is the most common cancer in male between the ages of 20-39. ...Read more

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On a recent ct, abd/pelvis w IV contrast, my right gonadal vein somewhat prominent 8.0mm diameter. Could this be contributing to my chronic pain?

On a recent ct, abd/pelvis w IV contrast, my right gonadal vein somewhat prominent 8.0mm diameter. Could this be contributing to my chronic pain?

Possibly: That diameter is 3-4 times normal. Possible causes include a portocaval shunt due to liver disease. Speak with your doctor about this and consider a consult with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I was told 2 have CT w/ barium due to calcified vein in pelvis. Radiology in reg. Xray said unidentified ideology. Any risks if I don't do the CT?

I was told 2 have CT w/ barium due to calcified vein in pelvis. Radiology in reg. Xray said unidentified ideology. Any risks if I don't do the CT?

Vascular problems: You'll be denying your providers and yourself some possibly important information regarding how to treat your vascular problem. Blockages in veins are not good and might result in some seriously threatening events - like stroke, etc. It's also important to see why blood calcium is high. Why not find out about these things? Consider it practice for Tx decisions. I hope it goes well - be strong! ...Read more

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Pelvis pain before & after urinating and also right side testicular veins tender and swells. Also feel pain at base of penis&right testis when aroused?

Urology referral: I would recommend talking to your primary care doctor about a referral to a urologist, for pelvic/scrotal/penile pain as these symptoms could be due to a number of things. ...Read more

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Have calcified vein in pelvis. Radiologist report says unidentified ideology. (Also have kidney stones) Isn't that a phlebolith? Why then have a CT?

Have calcified vein in pelvis. Radiologist report says unidentified ideology. (Also have kidney stones) Isn't that a phlebolith? Why then have a CT?

Not sure.: Sometimes a phlebolith can't be differentiated from a distal ureter stone on xray, and a CT is done to make the distinction. Perhaps the calcified vein is a larger vein than the small veins associated with phleboliths, and further evaluation is needed. But I can't be sure based on limited info. Try discussing the need for a ct with your doc. ...Read more

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My UTS resuls" B/L dilation of vessels entering Renal Pelvis, mostly in the right kidney" no masses, and a residual volume of 68 mL, should I worry?

My UTS resuls" B/L dilation of vessels entering Renal Pelvis, mostly in the right kidney" no masses, and a residual volume of 68 mL, should I worry?

Unclear. ..: What does UTS & B/L stand for? Please clarify them so I or more doc can answer your Q in a clearer fashion. But if residual urine was checked right after you emptied a not severely distended bladder, 68 cc suggests slight bladder weakness to empty, for which you need to be followed closely with possible Rx to ensure no worsening in bladder function over time. Ask Doc... ...Read more

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Is my forskin supposed to be linked to my glans?

Is my forskin supposed to be linked to my glans?

Nope: You should be able to retract freeing the entire glans. The attachment is called an adhesion. Really no problem, but talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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My penis hurts, tingly in glans?

My penis hurts, tingly in glans?

Balanitis...: ...is inflammation of the glans penis. It has many possible causes, including irritation by environmental substances, physical trauma, and infection. If it continues, see the Dr. For an evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is brown spots on my glans is this normal?

Is brown spots on my glans is this normal?

Here are some. ..: How long have you seen them? Have they changed their size & color? And do they hurt or bother you? If being there with no change in size & color, and being comfortable, they are normal for you as seen in many men after long-term recurrent exposure to estrogen from sexual intercourse. If still in doubt, see Doc for a direct look and counseling as needed. ...Read more

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What happens when I decide to masterbuate and then my meatus and glans won't hide?

What happens when I decide to masterbuate and then my meatus and glans won't hide?

Still Aroused: Most likely the glans is still engorged with blood and will eventually shrink down and cover up. After ejaculation, the penis may take some time to resume its full flaccid state.

Sometimes the foreskin gets trapped behind the glans and prevents it from shrinking down. If the foreskin is caught and the glans does not shrink down, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my foreskin is attached to my pennis glans, what do you suggest?

Adhesions or bridge: Penile adhesions are quite common, especially when foreskin is tight (phimosis) which prevents retraction in the uncircumcised or incompletely circumcised penis. Skin bridging is a complication of early childhood circumcision where scar between original inner ; outer foreskin is fused to head of penis. Suggest you consult a urologist because foreskin should not remain stuck to glans. ...Read more

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My penis is not sensitive from the underside of the glans all the way down the shaft. What can be done.?

My penis is not sensitive from the underside of the glans all the way down the shaft. What can be done.?

Unsensitive penis: This can be normal as long as the sensation is normal elsewhere.
If you are concerned you can see a urologist about this. Try not to be overly concerned and enjoy what you have. ...Read more

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Cannot get a erection when I pull my foreskin behind the glans and it hurts when I start to have a boner?

Cannot get a erection when I pull my foreskin behind the glans and it hurts when I start to have a boner?

Depends on details: If a guy can get an erection with the foreskin covering the glans, he can get an erection with the foreskin pulled back behind the glans. If he is new to having erections with the skin pulled back, then parts of the foreskin and the frenulum (the piece at the bottom of the glans) may still be tight and may hurt during an erection (but shouldn't hurt anymore after 10-20 erections of good duration). ...Read more

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After I drank a mushroom soup, suddenly I noticed my glans turned red. Is it because of the mushroom soup?

After I drank a mushroom soup, suddenly I noticed my glans turned red. Is it because of the mushroom soup?

No, . ..: Did the redness of glans come along with swelling / itching? If so, topical foods allergy is suspected. If none, but in order to connect its redness with mushroom soup, you would need to watch for repetitive experiences in the "same" scenario before claiming both are connected. So, what it is remains to be seen. With these realities in mind, collect the related information to share them with Doc.. ...Read more

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Back of glans of penis is blue, corona also, what does this mean? Has been like this for half a year at least. Thank you.

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Back of glans of penis is blue, corona also, what does this mean? Has been like this for half a year at least. Thank you.

Bothering you?: What you saw, observed, and described about your glans penis could be entirely normal for some, which simply results from normal variation in venous circulation among individual men to reflect sexual excitement & environmental change. So, it is okay as long as being comfortable in daily living and relationship. More? Seek counseling or contact www. HealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC as keycode. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm 27 years old I was suffering from ED due to over musterbration. Now my penis is sweling nd pain frm glans?

What do you suggest if I'm 27 years old I was suffering from ED due to over musterbration. Now my penis is sweling nd pain frm glans?

Stop... and watch...: Are you 27 or 48? The scenario of care differs for both age. But generally speaking, stop further physical and chemical irritation to the penis, and watch. If gradually getting better day by day, it's great; it not, see doctor timely.

Besides, beware that overindulgence and obsession will surely bring about significant negative impact to life in time, yet is the most common chronic killers of... ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

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