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What can a person do for priapism without going to a doctor?

Nothing: That is russian roulette.After 6 hours you are losing function forever. A gamble not worth taking for most guys. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Strashun
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Priapism (Definition)

Priapism is a painful condition where an erect penis remains erect and does not return to its soft state. This condition can be a reaction to medications, or can be due to problems within the blood vessels or ...Read more


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What are the chances that a person who has priapism will suffer from ed?

Priapism: The question is was the priapism successfully treated in time to prevent major damage ? ...Read more

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Help please? What is the likelihood that a person who has priapism will suffer from ed?

Help please? What is the likelihood that a person who has priapism will suffer from ed?

Here are some ...: ED may occur after priapism, but are related with multiple factors such as age, medical illnesses, and the duration of priapism per se, etc. Experience proved: on average, some 90% of cases will be still potent if it is managed within 24 hours and some 20% will be still potent even after 7 days. Remember more adverse events will make a worse outcome in life. So, work on healthy lifestyle... ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the likelihood that a person who has priapism will suffer from ed?

Here are some ...: ED may occur after priapism, but are related with multiple factors such as age, medical illnesses, and the duration of priapism per se, etc. Experience proved: on average, some 90% of cases will be still potent if it is managed within ...Read more

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If a person had occasional priapisms over night for many weeks, is there a possibility for testicular cancer to happen eventually?

If a person had occasional priapisms over night for many weeks, is there a possibility for testicular cancer to happen eventually?

What's that?: "Occasional priapisms?" If you're otherwise healthy and describing the night when you've had a really good erection that you couldn't get rid of, you're no different from any other guy. Priapism doesn't feel nice and the head isn't hard. And nothing sexual has any impact on your testicular cancer risk. ...Read more

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If a person has a peyronies plague, can it become worse by priapism erections?

If a person has a peyronies plague, can it become worse by priapism erections?

Peyronie's disease: Priapism can worsen the disease because stress on the plaques may cause more scarring. You should be evaluated by a physician qualified to make the diagnosis. Current treatment options are limited, but for some men it resolves on its own. Consider a HealthTap Concierge visit if you would like personalized advice for your concern. ...Read more

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Why is a person still able to urinate if he has ignored his priapism experience. How come he had an erection after it ended? What can be damaged?

Why is a person still able to urinate if he has ignored his priapism experience. How come he had an erection after it ended? What can be damaged?

Priapism : Priapism is a painful erection lasting more than four hours. It can ( but does not always) damage the erectile tissue in the penis. It has no effect on the urinary function of the penis ...Read more

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If a person has had stuttering priapisms lasting for weeks, is there a risk of testicular cancer occurring eventually?

If a person has had stuttering  priapisms lasting for weeks, is there a risk of testicular cancer occurring eventually?

No need for concern: I cannot find any medical literature evidence that testicular cancer is caused by priapism. Although priapism can be painful, there is no need for you to have concern for testicular cancer from this. On the other hand, testicular cancer is a very rare cause of priapism, but in that case it is always advanced and easy to detect. ...Read more

Prolonged Erection (Definition)

Generally an erection lasting over 4 hours is considered prolonged. If it is due to ed medications, it should resolve spontaneously, but consultation with ...Read more