Penis fractures can be painful and cause blood clots and loss of erection
Yes, men read it well, so as they get older it's not just erectile dysfunction that you are susceptible to penile fractures too. If you are wondering how it is possible, especially for an organ that has no bones, let us give you the bad news: it is completely possible to break or break the penis and it is different from regular fractures.
According to Dr. Sumit Mehta, consultant urologist and andrologist at the Fortis Hiranandani Vashi Hospital, The "fracture" is simply the rupture of the tough membranous lining of the shaft of the penis, which hardens when blood flows to it during an erection. He explains: "The membrane hardens, since it consists of a large amount of congested blood inside it, which is under tension. The "fracture" can occur anywhere on the axis of the penis if it is placed incorrectly or faces some type of trauma. "While it is rare, it is a serious injury that can affect a man's sexual performance.
How age increases the risk of penile fractures.
In addition to making one susceptible to erectile dysfunction, aging can also increase the risk of penile fractures. So engaging in experimental sexual activities as you get older can be quite dangerous. "With age, other parts of the body and connective tissue become less firm, which makes the organ vulnerable, especially if you try to be too experimental in bed or try to overcome your abilities," says Dr. Mehta
The symptoms of penile fractures.
Usually, an audible click is heard when the penis is broken. This could be followed by sudden severe pain and swelling. The skin around the broken site becomes red and ecchymosis is also observed. The erection decreases. Urination becomes difficult
How to manage and treat penile fractures.
A trauma to an erect penis can easily lead to a fracture. Surgical intervention is the preferred mode of treatment. If neglected, it can cause permanent disability. Small tears can be treated without surgery, but deformities and injuries associated with the urethra must be observed, says Dr. Mehta. Others need surgical repair with a clot evacuation and controlled blood loss. However, a man takes time to recover from a broken penis to enjoy an active sexual life again.
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Reference: https://www.thehealthsite.com/news/men-beware-not-just-erectile-dysfunction-age-can-increase-your-risk-of-penile-fracture-too-d0818/, by Debjani Arora