I am a 45 year old male. All my life I have experienced discomfort somewhere between the base of the penis and the top of the testicles. This discomfort comes and goes. It might not happen for a few months, when it does it seems to last a week or so. The main symptom are spasms that happen every 10-30 seconds. If I probe with my finger way deep down I can feel where the spasm is happening. From looking at charts I think it may be the cowpers gland, or vas deferens. It seems to be a singular structure in the center, it's not a pair of something. The area is also tender. The condition isn't really painful, just annoying. It seems to happen more often after I ejaculate and lasts for a week or so. I don't think it is the cremasteric muscles.View Thread
I've had this unusual problem occurring for the past 9 months. I'm a 21 year old male. This problem occurred...
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I've had this unusual problem occurring for the past 9 months. I'm a 21 year old male. This problem occurred after I had sex with a co-worker last July; I believe it was caused by dry sex and it was quite painful during insertion. Anyways here is my problem: when flaccid, my penis tip always feels wet and cold. It isn't necessarily painful however it is always "there" and constantly on my mind.
Also, whenever I get an erection, if I lightly squeeze about halfway to three quarters up the shaft, I can feel air trapped in the urethra and it makes a noise when I squeeze it lightly, essentially exiting out the tip and making a sticky "fart" sound. This is hard to avoid in general when masturbating. It leaves the entire urethra feeling sore and uncomfortable.
I've seen two urologists and had 2 cytoscopes, I've also had my prostate examined but no fluid tested, besides a urinalysis. I have no idea what the problem can be, and both my urologists have told me I am 100% healthy and that it's probably best to just live with it rather than keep going back and scheduling appointments. I am at a loss as to what to do or what it can be! Any help would really mean a lot,
I started showing symptoms for a UTI on Dec 28th 2014. Went to a Doctor on Jan 3,2015 and they prescribed be with some antibiotics for a week. They also did a urine analysis and it just showed high leukocytes which indicated an infection.
My symptoms were dramatically reduced but were not totally eliminated. I then started having painful erections, sharp pain in the shaft that is more pronounced when I lift the penis up. If the penis remains low there is no pain.
I went to another doctor after having all of my symptoms dismissed. They had me do another urine test, blood work, culture, and prescribed me with a different antibiotic; 8 pills taken at once.
Not really sure whats up here. I will go to the doctor and see what my test results were on Monday. I am assuming I will come up negative for sti's and just have elevated leukocytes again; they should not be very high because I barely have any discharge.
I am going to ask for a referral to a urologist. Still having issues a month after initial symptoms.
Any Ideas? how serious should I be taking this?View Thread
i couldnt resist the urge and masturbated once a week (the last time was last wednesday 1/22) i've noticed that the days after i masturbate i found it difficult to get an erection (but i still could) i also noticed when i stand up with an erection, my erection quickly decreases
hello, So about two weeks ago, I noticed some pain on the right side of my penis when erect that felt like ligaments being stretched. Since then, the situation has slowly gotten worse and the pain that was there only during erections is starting to become constant and it seems to have expanded slightly to the left side of my shaft. Both my partner and I have been tested for STIs and are both negative and I am 29 years old. My first thought was that this may be peyronie's disease but unsure. Thank you for any input about this condition.View Thread
I'm mid 40's, married, monogamous 20 years (wife is faithful too). One month ago, I started to notice irritation at my penis tip from friction with my clothes. Also, occasionally wake up needing to urinate but not able to get stream going without considerable effort. No burning sensation when I urinate.
This went on for a week and got so bad one day while trying to workout, I decided to see doctor. We discussed the possibility of STD, but I told him that was not possible. He did urine dip test, neg for Leuk & Nitrates; said I have low grade UTI and gave me 1 week Cipro, which I took. Did seem to lessen but did not completely go away. Two week later, I had my yearly physical with my regular Doctor and we discussed the previous tests. Told him it was still present and he too asked about STD...said it sounded like classic case of Chlamydia, although I had no discharge, dysuria or fever, just the chronic irritation. All my blood work (and another urine dip) came back normal & negative but it really started to bother me. He too said it sounded like Prostatitis and my "finger" test result was a slightly enlarged prostate, so he said it was common for someone by age to get Prostatitis without known cause but it would pass on it's own. Also, both said it's not something I can pass along to my wife through sex.
While I fully trust my wife, both Doctors saying it sounds like STD worried me so much I had NAA test for Gon & Chlamydia; they both came back negative, which provided some relief. That entire episode of getting tested was incredibly stressful.
Got my results on Friday and felt it was OK to have sex again. Worst decision I have made in some time. Everything seemed normal, we had "standard" vaginal sex (all we ever do) and I went to sleep that night. Saturday morning the irritation was noticeable but not too bad. As the day progressed, it got worse...by Sunday morning I could not wear regular underwear and had to switch to boxers.
Monday it continued to be excessively irritating, so I called urologist; could not get in until Tues afternoon and made appointment. The pain became so severe as the day went on I had to go home from work. Any friction caused burning and at times there was extreme pain that felt like someone was pinching the tip of my penis with their finger nails.
Urologist was not impressed. He gave me thorough exam, looking up close and into the urethra tip...urine test came back negative for everything. He didn't see anything visual that could explain the irritation and his "best guess" is some form of Prostatitis, gave me 2 weeks of Cipro and sent me on my way. I've taken it for a week as directed but this is not getting any better at all. I cannot wear underwear and although I have active work out regime, not going to the gym. I've been certain not to examine myself, nor am I having any sex (masturbation included).
This is unbearable. I'm not certain if the irritation is worse or the not knowing what this is. Ibuprofen helps some if I take it all day, but when it wears off the pain resumes.
So three doctors have examined and see nothing as far as appearances are concerned. All three have seen my (3) negative urine tests and (1) full blood panel from the physical. PSA is also low, .7. I've had STD test, which is outrageous considering 20+ years of monogamy and it came back negative for bacterial STD's anyway. I'd like to tell myself it's only in my head, but the irritation is very real, chronic and at times excessively painful. It's impacting my ability to work and for Christ's sake I can't even wear underwear anymore.
Does anyone have parallel experience or idea what this could be or how to treat it?View Thread
I have been reading a lot of forums about this. But i just cant seem to find something that fits my description. I am 16, sexually active and I don't really masturbate all that much. Maybe 2-3 times a week.
I have a very large, and noticeable, vein on the top of my penis. It goes from the base of my penis, almost to the head. It has been like this for awhile, ever since I had an incident with my penis, and I just haven't thought anything about it. On my first visit my Urologist told me to take E Vitamins. Which I have been, but it hasn't seemed to help the situation at all. This was about, 2-3 weeks ago. I only now started to get really concerned about the enlarged vein on the top of my penis.
I just dont know what to do anymore, and I am really concerned. Is this going to have a permanent effect on my penis? Because of my last incident, my erections haven't been what they use to be. They have shrunk and cant stay erect for a short amount of time without stimulation.View Thread
I have had battles with UTIs off and on for the past 10 years. I have them 3-4 times Ina year, the next year I may have one. Then the following year 3-4 again. And the cycle repeats. I've been diagnosed with interstitial cystitis but I'm not sure what good a diagnosis does me since there's nothing that can be done about it. I think that I have discovered each time I have a UTI, it takes longer and longer for antibiotics and my body to clear up the infection. I think I have also discovered I cannot have diet beverages (because of the aspartame) or dark cola drinks (possibly due to the additives for colouring???). I believe they irritate my bladder. I also feel like there are certain times of the day where my urine can sting/be painful versus other times of the day (maybe depends on what I'm drinking?). I guess I just want to know if anyone else out there has experienced these symptoms or feelings as well. Am I crazy? Am I just consumed with thinkin about NOT wanting to get a UTI that I'm obsessed with every detail? It's very frustrating, painful and miserable to consistently get these. I find myself literally needing two days off from work to recover from a bladder infection because I am in that much agony. I feel like a fool because people would look at me and think I don't look sick...but little do they know the suffering endured with a UTI. I don't like having to go on antibiotics for every infection as I'd rather put as little drugs in to my body as possible. But what other alternative do I have? Just putting this out there...please other UTI sufferers, tell me I'm not crazy????View Thread
I have two problems which are really distressing and I can't take it much longer. I have a tiny bit of cloudy white liquid that comes out of the penis at it burns so bad. This is a very and spontaneous and either happens every other week or every few months or so. I can't stand this anymore and I don't know what it is. My other problem is separate from my other problem but it's a shooting pain that shoots from mid way of my penis all the way to the head of my penis. This varies in pain, sometimes it's just an annoyance and other times it stings when it happens. And again this is a vet spontaneous thing and happens ever other week or every few months. I will clarify that I am 19 years old, still a virgin and have had no sexual contact with anyone and I also only ever drink water and don't drink any alcohol, tea, coffee, fruit juice etc and only water. Oh and this has been happening for around two years so far.View Thread
My husband has cancer is taking oral chemo and is on nausea medicine. He noticed erection pain during...
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My husband has cancer is taking oral chemo and is on nausea medicine. He noticed erection pain during intercourse said it felt like a bruise. Could the medicine be causing this, he's never had this beforeView Thread
I'm pretty sure I have a Varicocele on my left testicle and will be seeing a urologist as soon as my insurance card comes in.
I have a "bag of worms" vein sack at the top of the testicle. My testicle is the same size as the other one but it does set lower most likely due to it overheating because it cannot drain blood properly.
The issue is that over the last week it has started causing significant pain and discomfort. Worse at night but to the point where I don't think I can live with it very comfortably and I don't want to be taking pain medication every day.
Obviously I'm going to listen to the urologist after the ultra sound but would like to hear from some other men or doctors that have had experience with varicoceles to see what treatment option everyone recommends to reduce pain and hopefully remain fertil. I am 26 years old by the way.
I'm 48, a few times over the past few years I have had pain in my left testicle that in my mind felt like it twisted, Very painful up into my lower abdomen and very painful to touch. It would fix itself after walking and moving it a little. I finally mentioned it to a nurse who said it sounded like torsion. After reading about it and seeing how dangerous it is I saw a urologists who after my description of the symptoms was positive it was testicular torsion. He said normally someone would come to the ER with pain and emergency surgery would be done to fix it. Mine was able to fix on its own so far. Ultrasound did not show anything. He recommend surgery to fix it so it won't happen again, which is scheduled in a few weeks. I am nervous about it and was wondering if anyone has had the surgery and if there are any side effects after everything is all healed up? Thank you for any info.View Thread
my question is that i am feeling pain in my left testicle for the last two days which become more severe on laying down even i can,t take good sleep and i have to woke up and after standing and walking pain decreases . today i done doppler ultrasound which shows both testicles are normal. blood flow is normal. my left testicle is smaller in size than right . today ultrasound shows left side testicle size is about 3.3cm (1.9) right side is 3.75cm(2.2). cremesteric reflex is intact. my testosterone level is below normal but other hormonal profile is with in limits . i applied cold compressions which benefitted me and also took ibubrofen. plz i need your openion regarding this painful events and low testosterone levels.View Thread
I have the exact same problem. Tested for stds negative tested for infections negative. Itchy in penis itchy in anus I pee a lot pain in sides and lower abdomen. I was just getting ready to go to the urologist. But, it apears I should go to an alergist. What do you guys eat or drink. Do you guys drink coffee, are you vegatarians do you eat a lot of meat.View Thread
I've noticed a small and thin dark blue vein appear on the side of my penis head after masturbation. It is a...
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I've noticed a small and thin dark blue vein appear on the side of my penis head after masturbation. It is a little shocking to see a vein on the penis head, and so I was wondering what it might be and how i can help it resolve itself. It doesn't hurt.
I am a white male age 20. I am about 5'8" and weigh 145 pounds. I take no medication and have no significant...
Posted by An_260672
I am a white male age 20. I am about 5'8" and weigh 145 pounds. I take no medication and have no significant medical issues.
For as long as I can remember (over 10 years), my right testicle has been ~4-6 times the size of my left testicle (hard to judge). It has a slight indentation in the middle of it and is not very sensitive (as a normal testicle is) in a small region, the other areas of the testicle being relatively tough (I can squeeze relatively hard in these areas and it will not hurt very badly at all). The size has also been constant for as long as I can remember.
The reason I have not gotten this checked out is that I've lived for over a decade with no issues whatsoever with it. No irregular bodily pain, distress, or odd symptoms in any way.
I read about this recently as I've decided to see a doctor. I'm aware that painlessness is almost surely a symptom of cancer but I suppose I can always hope for something less serious. I'm simply asking you all here before I go to a Urologist so I may be able to learn a bit about it.View Thread
Hi dr, I had unprotected sex 2 weeks ago, I had small pimple pump on the backend of my penis before the sex and after intercourse the pimples started to spread. There painless and my std clinic said I dont have an std but it could be mollscum contagiosum I have a pictureView Thread
traded oral with a guy i met online, 2 days later my penis was very sore, red, swollen and very painful. I've...
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traded oral with a guy i met online, 2 days later my penis was very sore, red, swollen and very painful. I've been to the doctor a few times since this has happened(about 2 months ago). Culture test and std test coming back negative. The first 4 visits said this would go away with using an anti fungal cream then using anti fungal with hydrocortisone(steroid?) but they are only a temporary fix where when i stop using them the problem comes back. The swelling/pain/redness/itching go away when taking benadryl(i took benadryl because my skin gets raised/weps? like when ive had allergic reactions in the past). Was able to get to see my urologist who said my urine samples are normal, he prescribed me an antibiotic-(to try, he said he didn't think it would do anything)which quickly helped treat all of the problems, i master baited and all the problems came back. i see on my report he put balanitis like symptoms.
ive been using the creams for about 1 and 1/2 month my penis gets extremely raw because of this.
Male, early 20s, circumcised, have never had this issue before
I'm 28 years old, Caucasian, circumcised. I had my first battle with epididymitis in 2004 at18. It was on the left side. The urologist I saw told me to take ibuprofen, ice, etc. and if it didn't clear up to come see him again. I did that stuff, and it went away. Every now and then I would get it again and treat it the same way. I haven't had it for years until a few months ago. [br>[br>I broke up with my girlfriend summer of 2013. After that I was with 3 different women (not at the same time). I had unprotected oral sex with 2 of them and vaginal with 1 of those 2. The last one was in April of this year. My blood tested positive for HSV-2 in late April, but I had no symptoms. I took Valacyclovir for approximately 2 months after that out of my own fear, nothing else. I haven't been sexually active in the biblical sense since April, nothing beyond heavy petting and kissing. Around June/July I noticed urethra irritation while masturbating. It came with relatively minor pain. I only really noticed it if I pinched the urethra and felt the sting. This has not totally gone away to this day. I treated it like a UTI from home with baking soda and lots of water. It seemed to get better but kept coming back and seemed to be worse if I masturbated. I had a small rash on my mouth as well and went back to the doctor in September. They did a full urine/blood STD panel again. This time I was negative for everything including HSV-2. Doc gave me some creme for the mouth that knocked it out in about a week. He said it was an oral yeast infection. I had a western blot test done at the end of October for HSV-1 and HSV-2. That also came back negative. Before I got those results back I had a red rash that didn't hurt or itch on my penis shaft. This happened a few days after dry humping my old girlfriend and getting the shaft irritated from that (sorry for the graphic imagery, just want to give all the details). I had also had jock itch a lot this year. I read about yeast infections and decided that was the most likely thing. So I took garlic pills and acidophillis and more baking soda water and put moisturizing lotion on the rash (my penile skin had been dry as well, so I figured that couldn't hurt). The rash went away in about 5 days and caused no irritation/pain at all. My doctor agreed when I showed him photos of it that it was not HSV at least. I talked to him around Thanksgiving. I had noticed that when I peed, not all of the pee came out. If I sat down or moved a certain way after peeing, a few more drops would come out. It felt like more moving through the shaft, but it was really just a few drops at most. I had just started getting symptoms of epididymitis for the first time this year. The doc did a digital rectal exam and said my prostate felt a little soft and maybe slightly enlarged. He put me on 500mg of Ciropfloxacin twice a day for 2 weeks with an optional refill. The refill runs out Wednesday, and I haven't noticed any improvement. The epididymitis has come and gone all month, and today I believe it may have moved from the left side to the right side for the first time in my life. It is not intense, but it feels full/swollen on the right side of the pelvis and the tubes running up my flank feel full on both sides. If you've had it before, I think you'll know what I mean. I'm treating this like a UTI that turned into a yeast infection that got into the prostate and now epididymis. I'm concerned that the Cipro didn't knockout the epididymitis though. One more thing, I had intense back pain in August, went away with rest. Last week my neck was sore after I stretched in the morning. I had pain down my back in the lat when I moved my neck in any direction. It slowly got better this week, but I still have some upper back pain. Today (12/23/2014), I have soreness on both sides of the pelvis and lower back.View Thread
Hello, I am a 23-year old male and I'm currently very worried about something that happened to my penis. About a week ago I was masturbating more than usual, and I noticed that the frenulum of my penis got much darker, sort of a dark purple color. It doesn't hurt or anything, it just looks very weird and worrying. Is it something to worry about? Will it heal in time? What should I do? To note, I am uncircumcised. Thanks in advance!View Thread
Had sex two days ago and had protected sex but had oral giving without protection. She said she was clean. Starting yesterday I have had a slight pain on the tip of my penis. It doesn't bother me at night or anything. Also doesn't hurt when I pee. Also to the touch it doesn't hurt. Gets a little red at the tip but I think it's getting irritated from my boxers. [br>[br>During sex I wasnt really full erected and kept being touched. Could it of been over worked since it wasn't fully erected. [br>[br>Also yesterday it doesn't hurt to ejaculate. [br>[br>Really just been on my mind a lot. I hope it's nothing to major or just irritated [br> Last night I put on some hydrocortisone before I went to bed. [br>Thanks!View Thread
Last week I had a rough sex with my partner which was last for about 25 minutes and I stopped it when I start feeling pain.
3 Days back I noticed something inside my Penile skin looks like 2,3 veins that are suddenly appears or exists there but has been swelled and since morning I am feeling little bit pain on it. My penile skin is also d shape from left side a bit.
2 Weeks back I also had an unprotected exposure with a massage girl and she offered me 30 secs blow job without a condom.
After that I had a sex without condoms with my wife and my 6 months daughter is on breast feed. I am worried about their health as well as my own.
There are some rashes at left side of my inner thighs. Not sure whether this is because of my daily walk approx 2-3 kms per day or some sTD.
So about a week ago a vein suddenly popped up below the head of my penis and sort of wrapped downward under...
Posted by An_260477
So about a week ago a vein suddenly popped up below the head of my penis and sort of wrapped downward under my foreskin. I also turned 20 about a week ago.
The vein seemed to be no causation for going to the doctor as my research showed it was most likely from irritation from intercourse.
With time, the vein slowly shrunk... but something else happened...
When I put my finger on one side of my foreskin and the other on the other side I can feel in my foreskin two small bumps connected together. They're smaller than a BB but they're connected by a thin line.
I feel like there is a chance the vein and the bumps are related to eachother... but it might just be coincidence.
I've of course learned about checking for bumps as a sign of cancer and to my knowledge this doesn't seem to resemble a sign of cancer as it isn't just a bump... it's two bumps suspended in my foreskin that are connected together...
Any help would be appreciated, I just want to know what it could be and whether or not I should be rushing myself to the urologist.View Thread
Hello friends. I am new here but am very familiar with urological problems. I am 7 weeks out of a TURP operation with no lingering problems other than the usual post TURP issue like slight incontinence. The issue I am having is that a small preexisting meatal stricture has gotten bigger due to the scoping and catheters that were in me. I can still urinate and I am not retaining a lot of fluid but it is a bit painful and the stream is weak. I am scheduled for a dilation procedure this Thursday but from what I have read this is just temporary with the scar coming back in as little as a few weeks. I have read that this procedure should be reserved for those where there are no other options available. My doctor has not even discussed any other options. I could cancel the operation and try to get in to see a specialist later but am not totally sure that the stricture has stabilized and could cause a problem before I am able. I am afraid of bleeding and at a loss of what to do. Donald.View Thread
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