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Why would a male have a swollen penis at the bottom of the shaft at the base?

Why would a male have a swollen penis at the bottom of the shaft at the base?

Trauma,allergy,infec: Swelling at the base of the penis could be due to trauma to an erect penis due to masturbation or a direct blow. Non tenter swelling could be due to an allergic reaction. Redness and fever plus tenderness could be due to cellulitis, this would require antibiotic therapy. Suggest you see your md or do. ...Read more

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I'm circumcised. The base of my penis is swollen and lacerates with an erection. The center shaft seems to have a circumferential constricture.?

I'm circumcised. The base of my penis is swollen and lacerates with an erection.  The center shaft seems to have a circumferential constricture.?

Might be treatable: This sounds abnormal, but very likely treatment would help you. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider, in your case a urologist. ...Read more

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I have a white head at the bottom side&base of penis in the middle. From the white head there is a tender and semi swollen line going to the side.

I have a white head at the bottom side&base of penis in the middle. From the white head there is a tender and semi swollen line going to the side.

Urologist: Have this lesion examined by your physician or a urologist. It is important to reveal any sexual exposure, if any ,and especially if you're not sure of the health status of your partner if there was exposure. Either way, the signs are suspicious of an infection which,if present, would require appropriate antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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Inguinal hernia surgery16 days ago-have some scrotal swelling. To my surprise this afternoon the base of my penis shaft is swollen. Is this normal?

Inguinal hernia surgery16 days ago-have some  scrotal swelling. To my surprise this afternoon the base of my penis shaft is swollen. Is this normal?

Yes, to be expected: The area where your hernia was repaired (inguinal canal) is able to communicate with the tissues around the penis and the scrotum. However, new swelling at this time (> 2 weeks out) sounds like it needs to be seen and evaluated. Contact your surgeon to be checked out. Good luck. ...Read more

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I mastubated vigoursly for the past several hours and now the base of my penis is swollen; should I be worried? What should I do? Would it get better?

I mastubated vigoursly for the past several hours and now the base of my penis is swollen; should I be worried? What should I do? Would it get better?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a small swollen spot on the shaft of my penis what is it?

What to do if I have a small swollen spot on the shaft of my penis what is it?

Penile spot: This may be an infected hair follicle, a bite from an insect, an infection in sore skin. See your urologist fro diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Pls I had whitish rashes at the base of my penis and it was followed by swollen iguinal lymphnodes. Could it be hiv?

Pls I had whitish rashes at the base of my penis and it was followed by  swollen iguinal lymphnodes. Could it be hiv?

Unknown: You need to see the doctor for testing and evaluation. This is not an appropriate forum to try to get diagnosis. You must see a physician since it could be very minor or it could be a more significant issue. ...Read more

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I am 17 and I have a swollen up penis shaft. What can I do about it and why did that happen?

I am 17 and I have a swollen up penis shaft. What can I do about it and why did that happen?

Need more info...: How long has it been? How does it bother you? ... and more before one can deduce right diagnosis for right treatment. How to sort the related steps of good medical care out correctly? Follow instructions as described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Then you can work closer with doc for better care. More? Contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. I can help. Best wish... ...Read more

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Base of penis is swollen and puffy. Not painful. But slightly numb. ?

Base of penis is swollen and puffy. Not painful. But slightly numb. ?

See Urologist: Numbness can often be a sign of nerve conditions. Be sure to see a Urologist who specializes in Urogenital areas including the penis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I was masturbation vigourisly and now the base of my penis is swollen. What should I do? Is it bad? Should i be worried?

I was masturbation vigourisly and now the base of my penis is swollen.  What should I do?
Is it bad?
Should i be worried?

Probably not: Skin edema (swelling) can be caused by vigorously masturbating for a long period of time & not uncommon. This will resolve. Fracture of penis is theorectically possible if penis is forceably bent during masturbation. This would result in a hard, tender & painful bump with penile deviation at site of fracture.This would constitute an emergency and require surgical repair. Hope this is not the case. ...Read more

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I have noticed for the past two weeks what appears to be a swollen vein just below the base of my penis. Any suggestion on how to cure this? Thanks!

I have noticed for the past two weeks what appears to be a swollen vein just below the base of my penis. Any suggestion on how to cure this? Thanks!

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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The base of my penis is swollen and sore, and it feels as if i cannot urinate. I have to force myself. What could be the problem?

The base of my penis is swollen and sore, and it feels as if i cannot urinate. I have to force myself. What could be the problem?

Not normal: Forcing to urinate is not normal at your age. Especially when you tell me that the base of the penis is swollen as well. Forcing to urinate means there is an obstruction in the urinary passage, especially if you had it for a while. You must see a urologist and get it checked out, it is important. ...Read more

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I used Vaseline as lubricant for masturbation of my penis several times this week. I masturbated for a very excessive amount of time. Now the skin around the shaft is swollen as well as the foreskin which seems to be longer as if the whole skin has been s

I used Vaseline as lubricant for masturbation of my penis several times this week. I masturbated for a very excessive amount of time. Now the skin around the shaft is swollen as well as the foreskin which seems to be longer as if the whole skin has been s

See remark: Lay off THIS EXCESS !! You have "irritated" the skin ,hence it is swollen,no different if you rub you eye lid excessively it puffs or swells. Time will settle the problem.You can dip the penis in pan of warm water for couple of days...see what happens.......take care of yourself young man !! ...Read more

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My 15 month old son woke up this morning and the base of his penis on one side is red and swollen. Should i take him to the ER or be doing anything?

My 15 month old son woke up this morning and the base of his penis on one side is red and swollen.  Should i take him to the ER or be doing anything?

Urgent care: If his doctor's office is not open, i recommend taking him to a pediatric urgent care. There are several causes of this problem but it should definitely be checked out right away. Good luck. ...Read more

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My testicles and shaft if my penis are swollen! No pain or itching unless i sit too long it gets uncomfortable! What could this be?

My testicles and shaft if my penis are swollen! No pain or itching unless i sit too long it gets uncomfortable! What could this be?

Need more info...: Doubtless, one needs to analyze more info on the specifics, relevance, and sequence of events of all symptoms over time + findings of physical exam + testing as needed. To have all related things for good care done correctly, follow instructions in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you should gain insight on how to work with doc. But for the time being, try not to sit too long. ...Read more