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Penis Disorders

Also called: Penile disorders
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Problems with the penis can cause pain and affect a man's sexual function and fertility. Penis disorders include

  • Erectile dysfunction - inability to get or keep an erection
  • Priapism - a painful erection that does not go away
  • Peyronie's disease - bending of the penis during an erection due to a hard lump called a plaque
  • Balanitis - inflammation of the skin covering the head of the penis, most often in men and boys who have not been circumcised
  • Penile cancer - a rare form of cancer, highly curable when caught early

Symptoms of Penis Disorders

The following features are indicative of Penis Disorders:
  • trouble getting an erection
  • trouble keeping an erection
  • reduced sexual desire
  • bleeding during urination
  • discharge from your penis
  • severe pain after trauma to your penis
  • warts, bumps, lesions or a rash on your penis
References: 1, 2

Common Causes of Penis Disorders

The following are the most common causes of Penis Disorders:
  • heart disease
  • clogged blood vessels
  • high cholesterol
  • high blood pressure
  • diabetes
  • obesity
References: 3, 4

Other Causes of Penis Disorders

The following are the less common causes of Penis Disorders:
  • metabolic syndrome
  • parkinson's disease
  • multiple sclerosis
  • peyronie's disease
  • tobacco use
  • alcoholism abuse
  • sleep disorders
  • treatments for prostate cancer or enlarged prostate
  • surgeries or injuries that affect the pelvic area or spinal cord
  • unprotected sex
  • smoking
  • psychological problems
  • neurological conditions
References: 3, 4

Risk Factors of Penis Disorders

The following factors may increase the likelihood of Penis Disorders:
  • diabetes or heart conditions
  • tobacco use
  • being overweight
  • prostate surgery
  • radiation treatment for cancer
  • antidepressants
  • alcohol consumption
  • prolonged bicycling

Prevention of Penis Disorders

Yes, it may be possible to prevent Penis Disorders. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
  • work with your doctor to manage diabetes, heart disease or other chronic health conditions
  • see your doctor for regular checkups and medical screening tests
  • stop smoking, limit or avoid alcohol, and don't use illegal drugs
  • exercise regularly
  • take steps to reduce stress
  • get help for anxiety, depression or other mental health concerns
References: 5

Occurrence of Penis Disorders

Degree of Occurrence

The following are number of Penis Disorders cases seen each year worldwide:
  • Very common > 10 Million cases

Common Age Group

Penis Disorders most commonly occurs in the following age group:
  • Aged > 50 years

Common Gender

Penis Disorders most commonly occurs in the following gender:
  • Not gender specific
References: 6

Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Penis Disorders

The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Penis Disorders:
  • Physical exam : This might include careful examination of your penis and testicles and checking your nerves for sensation
  • Blood tests: A sample of your blood might be sent to a lab to check for signs of heart disease, diabetes, low testosterone levels and other health conditions
  • Urine tests : Like blood tests, urine tests are used to look for signs of diabetes and other underlying health conditions
  • Ultrasound: It involves using a wand like device held over the blood vessels that supply the penis. It creates a video image to let your doctor see if you have blood flow problems
  • Overnight erection test: Most men have erections during sleep without remembering them. This simple test involves wrapping a special device around your penis before you go to bed
  • Psychological exam: Your doctor might ask questions to screen for depression and other possible psychological causes of erectile dysfunction
References: 7

Doctor for Diagnosis of Penis Disorders

Patients should visit the following specialists if they have symptoms of Penis Disorders:
  • Urologist
  • Endocrinologist

Complications of Penis Disorders if Untreated

Yes, Penis Disorders causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if Penis Disorders is left untreated:
  • unsatisfactory sex life
  • stress or anxiety
  • embarrassment or low self-esteem
  • relationship problems
  • inability to get your partner pregnant
References: 8

Procedures for Treatment of Penis Disorders

The following procedures are used to treat Penis Disorders:
  • Testosterone replacement: To correct the erectile dysfunction
  • Alprostadil intraurethral (Muse) therapy: To insert the suppository into your penile urethra
  • Penis pumps: To create a vacuum that pulls blood into your penis
  • Penile implants: To control when and how long you have an erection
References: 8

Self-care for Penis Disorders

The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Penis Disorders:
  • Exercise: Improves the erectile dysfunction
  • Smoke: Avoid smoking
References: 8

Patient Support for Treatment of Penis Disorders

The following actions may help Penis Disorders patients:
  • Psychological counseling: Helps in dealing with the disease
  • Involve your sexual partner: Helps you in treating the disease
References: 8

Questions - Penis Disorders

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Demographic Information - Penis Disorders

Following is the demographic information reported by website visitors for Penis Disorders. Information below may include patient demographics as well as data for website visitors who might be researching on behalf of patients e.g. parents for small children. The data below may or may not be reflective of the complete patient population demographics for this medicine/health topic.
Gender
64 out of 66 users are male.
Users Percentile
Female2
Male64
Other0
Participants: 66
Age
The most common user is 21-30 years old.
Users Percentile
< 219
21-3034
30-4011
40-504
50+4
Participants: 62
Marital Status
Users most commonly report that they are 'Married or domestic partnership'.
Users Percentile
Married or domestic partnership2
Single, never married1
Participants: 3
Disease
Users most commonly suffer from Sexually transmitted disease (STD).
Users Percentile
Sexually transmitted disease (STD)12
Obesity4
Back pain3
Asthma2
Hepatitis B2
Angina2
Other7
Participants: 32
Body Weight
29 out of 59 users report that they are overweight.
Users Percentile
Overweight29
Not overweight30
Participants: 59
Smoking Habit
33 out of 60 users report that they do not smoke.
Users Percentile
Smoke27
Do not smoke33
Participants: 60
Alcohol Consumption Frequency
Users most commonly reported never consuming alcohol
Users Percentile
Never32
One drink a day1
Two drinks a day1
More than two drinks a day5
Once a week3
Twice a week0
Once a month14
Participants: 56
Well-being
17 out of 50 users report that they had significant pain in the last 3 months.
Users Percentile
Significant pain in the last 3 months17
No significant pain in the last 3 months33
Participants: 50
Profession
Student is the most common profession reported by users.
Users Percentile
Student12
Engineer, IT or Software8
Doctor6
Government service6
Shop keeper3
Retired2
Other21
Participants: 47
Routine Health Check-ups
0 out of 3 users report that they receive routine health check-ups or physical examinations.
Users Percentile
Yes, receive routine health check-ups or physical examinations0
No, do not receive routine health check-ups or physical examinations3
Participants: 3
Missed Health Checkup Reason
'I do not have a doctor' is the most commonly reported reason for not receiving routine health checkups.
Users Percentile
I do not have a doctor1
Participants: 1
Medication
0 out of 4 users report that they are taking more than one medicine on regular basis.
Users Percentile
Yes, taking more than one medicine on regular basis0
No, not on taking more than one medicine on regular basis4
Participants: 4
Immunization
2 out of 3 users report that they are have received immunization.
Users Percentile
Yes, received immunization2
No, not received immunization1
Participants: 3
Supplements
1 out of 3 users report that they take vitamins or herbal supplements.
Users Percentile
Yes, taking supplements1
No, not taking supplements2
Participants: 3
Exercise Frequency
Users most commonly exercise once a week.
Users Percentile
Once a week30
Twice a week7
Five times a week1
Everyday18
Participants: 56
Exercise Duration
Users most commonly report that they exercise 'Less than 15 minutes' each time.
Users Percentile
Less than 15 minutes1
Participants: 1
Like Exercising
Users most commonly report that they enjoy exercising 'Always'.
Users Percentile
Always1
Participants: 1
Difficulties in Exercising
'Being consistent with workout schedule' is the most commonly reported difficulty in achieving fitness.
Users Percentile
Being consistent with workout schedule1
Participants: 1
Fruits and Vegetables
Users most commonly report that they eat fruits and vegetables '1-3 times per month'.
Users Percentile
1-3 times per month1
1-3 times per week1
Participants: 2
Healthy Food Choices
Users most commonly report that they make a healthy food choice 'Always'.
Users Percentile
Always2
Sometimes1
Participants: 3
Eating Out
Users most commonly report to eat out '1-3 times per week'.
Users Percentile
1-3 times per week1
Participants: 1
Fast Food Frequency
Users most commonly report that they eat fast food '1-3 times per month'.
Users Percentile
1-3 times per month1
Participants: 1
Special Diet
2 out of 3 users report that they are on a special diet.
Users Percentile
Yes, on a special diet2
No, not on a special diet1
Participants: 3
Housing Type
Users most commonly report that they live in a 'House'.
Users Percentile
House1
Apartment1
Participants: 2
Own Home
1 out of 3 users report that they own a home.
Users Percentile
Yes, own a home1
No, do not own a home2
Participants: 3
Non-emergency Visits
Users most commonly report that they go to 'Doctor's Clinic' for their non-emergency health issues.
Users Percentile
Doctor's Clinic2
Participants: 2
Medicine Source
Users most commonly report to buy medicine from 'Local pharmacy'.
Users Percentile
Local pharmacy2
Participants: 2

References

  1. MAYO CLINIC Erectile dysfunction - Accessed: February 20, 2017.
  2. MAYO CLINIC What are signs or symptoms of penis problems? - Accessed: February 20, 2017.
  3. MAYO CLINIC Erectile dysfunction - Accessed: February 20, 2017.
  4. MAYO CLINIC Penis health: Identify and prevent problems - Accessed: February 20, 2017.
  5. MAYO CLINIC Erectile dysfunction - Accessed: February 20, 2017.
  6. THE JOURNAL OF UROLOGY THE EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION - Accessed: February 20, 2017.
  7. MAYO CLINIC Erectile Dysfunction - Accessed: February 20, 2017.
  8. MAYO CLINIC Erectile dysfunction - Accessed: February 20, 2017.
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This page was last updated on 1/19/2018.
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