What Can Cause Penis Pain?
Finding the Answer
I am often asked about penis pain.
Prostate problems can be responsible for pain in your penis. Definitely.
But, there are a huge number of other things that may be causing your troubles here. Sometimes, in a day or two, the problem and discomfort will go away by itself. But, sometimes, it can be chronic.
If chronic pain in your penis is your situation, there are many different things that can be causing it. If you are not sure what it is, you will probably need to see a doctor to figure it out.
The problem can be inside or on the outside. And, sometimes it can be difficult to tell exactly where it is coming from.
Different conditions that cause penis pain can come from, and are not limited to, such things as:
- Prostate problems
- Urinary tract infection
- Infected penile prosthesis
- Painful erection
* Peyronie's disease (bent penis)
- Penile candidiasis
- Reiter's syndrome
- Cancer (rare)
- Urinary stones
- Kidney stones
- Paraphymosis (retracted foreskin)
- Inflammatory phymosis
- Inflammation of the foreskin (balanitis)
- Thickening of the foreskin (Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans)
- Insect or spider bite
- Foreskin disorder
- Torn frenulum during intercourse
- Trauma to penis
- Sexually transmitted infections (eg. herpes simplex, human papilloma virus)
- Penile ulcer
- Syphilitic chancre
- Penile skin conditions
- Peyronie's disorder
- Bent Penis
- Curved Penis
- "Fractured" penis (damage to erectile tissue during intercourse or accident)
- Rough oral sex
- Fournier's Gangrene
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Reiter's Syndrome
- Scrotal ulceration
- Scrotal infection spreading to penis
Penis pain can also come from some things so simple as:
- Overly prolonged erection (priapism)
- Poor hygiene
- Multiple sexual partners
What To Do First
If you are experiencing chronic discomfort here, the first thing to do is go see your doctor. Find out what the actual cause is. If he doesn't know, go to a specialist (Urologist) that can locate the answer.
Unfortunately, he may not know either. But, that can be good news too. It means there is nothing seriously wrong. Still, we want to get rid of the problem.
Once you know what is actually causing your penis pain, you will be able to learn how to fix it. And, if you don't know, try to remember what you are doing sexually. If you have some new ill fitting clothing. If you have been sitting unusually long lately.
Try to remember what you have been doing differently since right before the problem began. And, there you will find the cause.
There is no sense in treating something that isn't actually there and not treating what is actually causing your discomfort. That is a mistake many make.
Sometimes It's Easy
First: Stop worrying! It's usually not serious. But, we all tend to over worry when we have any kind of chronic problem here.
Sometimes the solution to penis pain is remarkably simple as well.
Like if your pain is from too much recent sex or having an erection for too long. For that just a day or two of rest can often do the job.
But, sometimes the solution is not so easy. Sometimes there is a serious condition that takes time to remedy and heal.
There are too many causes to list the remedies for in one short article. However, most problems that cause this discomfort have a definite identifiable cause and a definite solution.
The most important thing is to find the true cause of your penis pain. Then you can take care of it correctly. And the best way to start is to see what you have been doing differently that could cause this and if you can't figure it out yourself, see a good Urologist who specializes in men's issues.
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