Hi Vanzandt, I am not a doctor, but before you go to the extent or surgery or anything like that, I would urge you to look into: Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS), Pelvic Myoneuropathy, Trigger point therapy etc. There is a possibility of a simple fix for your symptoms as intense as they seem. At least the pain symptoms. I won't try to go too in depth here but the pain could be caused simply by overworked "knotted" muscles in the pelvic region (possibly the one you mentioned) and refering pain to the testes, as well as possible nerve involvement . Many men with CPPS have pain in the testes, I did not, but I had many symptoms myself that destroyed my life for years. This to me sounds like classic CPPS symptoms which can be brought on by heavy lifting. the wiki on cremaster muscle mentions it can be contracted voluntarily by contracting the PC muscle or sucking in the abdomen. two things CPPS sufferers do chronically that may start us on the road to suffering in the first place. As well that it is contracts in fight or flight circumstances, another clue.
I urge you to read this article, as well as look around that site, and join the forum, which is filled with many knowledgable, helpful people :
Also you could pick up the book "headache in the pelvis" by Dr. David Wise. These are things you can do immediately. The wiki on cremaster muscle also mentioned botox injections and minor surgery as well as excision of the entire muscle. But before any of that I would definitely check out the trigger point option. I am a huge advocate of this type of therapy as I had serious problems, and trigger point therapy cured the hell out of MANY horrible symptoms I've had.
4 weeks of rest is a drop in the bucket, this kind of damage/inflammation (which I'm guessing there is lots of inflammation since you mention pain and pain when you touch it) will not be healed in that timeframe at all. I really injured my dick almost 14 MONTHS ago, and it didn't even start really turning a corner until about 4 months ago...... and I'm still here ,though ours situations are different. The penis seems to take a massive amount of time to heal, at least in the cases of chronic injury of other people here and on the net.
What dosage of cialis does the doctor have you on? Was your penis discolored and/or in pain when you woke up and discovered what happened?
I think it might be an idea to head over to the allexperts urology panel and ask on of those guys (I would go with stephen leslie) and explain your situation and also make a big point about the pain you are still experiencing.
First things first, do not even think of attempting to have sex, or masturbate again, until all pain has subsided for some time. Don't even test erections. If you do it will compound the damage. You've done damage, it must heal. Since you can still get erections, and they are somewhat normal, and not misshapen or angled, then there is definitely hope. You just have to wait this out, and it may be a LONG time, I know from experience, there is a reason I'm here. If you didn't find the urologist satisfactory, find another, that is a common situation, I know the frustration. Varicose veins will not normally be painful, what is MUCH more likely, is that the black painful vein(s), have experienced thrombosis (clots) from the prolonged pressure of the constriction device, in the penis this is called Mondor's disease, look that up. It is common that this is quite painful, if you look at cases around the internet, especially on penis enlargement sites (go figure), and it can take months to heal. And if it doesn't they have also been taken out surgically.
Another possible problem that could have occured is priapism from the prolonged erection, which could have damaged the erectile chambers, and that is a much more serious problem. Now since you have mention you can still get erections, you may have gotten off lucky here. Either way, like you said, an ultrasound is definitely warranted as that will tell more what is going on with blood flow, and also I believe it will show vein thrombosis, as that is how they diagnose it in the studies I've seen. You definitely have to see another urologist as soon as possible (like in a few days) and explain the situation and pretty much demand help. I know this is rough man. I know all about dick pain that just keeps going.
Anyway, can you explain a bit more about the pain: is it in certain spots or everywhere? Do erections hurt or just when you touch it? Any other lumps or discoloration?View Thread
Sending you to a urologist for this is beyond ridiculous, unfortunately, finding an endocrinologist that is versed in treating men with hormone replacement therapy (well), is a needle in a haystack.
It does look like your T numbers are low, but if you are going to get treated, you are going to have to be well versed YOURSELF, in this. As there are only a handful of doctors out there I would trust with being treated by..View Thread
There is a urologist named SB Broaddus, you can look him up, he made a study on Surgical removal of sclerosing lymphangitis of the penis. I still can't find the full text with pictures..If mine doesn't get better, I will be talking to him, and probably will anyway, shortly. Also, I want to say that it may be called Sclerosing Lymphangitis, but that's just what they call it for lack of a better name. Real sclerosing lymphangitis (in the rest of the body) has infection as a cause. 90% of medical studies examining SL of the penis report "painless induration", though I obviously agree it sure can be painful if made bad enough, it doesn't have to be. I also don't agree there has to be scarring, I don't think I'm scarred and I'm a worst of the worst case. So I think sclerosing is the wrong word as well. I doubt there is any evidence of anyone having scarring from this.View Thread
Hey man, How long has this been happening? you should be going to the doctor for that ASAP, it could be something serious that needs prompt medical examination. It could also be caused by muscle/nerve problem called Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome http://www.chronicprostatitis.com/
Either way, you should go to the doctor (a urologist) and get this checked out. Don't put it off.View Thread
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