Pain inside penis is a rare condition, but it is not impossible for men to have it nowadays. Penile pain can affect the shaft, base, and head of the penis and make it, and it can be seen in any age group.This pain is mainly caused because of an accident or disease, but there can be many other reasons for it.
Generally, pain inside the penis varies depending on the underlying disease or event that gives rise to it. If you experience any kind of pain, especially while urinating, during erection, or during any discharge or swelling, it is advisable to seek expert help as it may get worse.
According to The Best Sexologist in Jaipur Dr Chirag Bhandari– If a person is experiencing pain in the penis, it can be a sign of a Sexually Transmitted Disease. But the critical thing to note is that STDs come with penile pain associated with painful urination, ejaculation, itching, and blood in the urine.
According to research by NCBI, it is stated that people with diabetic issues have a 35% more prevalence of getting penile pain. It is also scientifically proven that men having other sexual issues or health problems are more likely to have penile pain.
Infections in the urinary tract and balanitis are also the reason for the pain in the male reproductive organ, says Dr Chirag Bhandari.
What is Penis Pain?
Feeling penile pain is very common, but still, people feel hesitant to talk about it in public. A man can experience pain for various reasons like injury, irritation, skin infection or foreskin issues.
Pain in the penis can be internal as well as external, like when there is a urinary tract infection or some STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases). And it can also be seen due to any penile fracture, loss of blood or the penile structure.
What are the symptoms of Penile Pain that one should not Ignore?
Occasionally if you are feeling pain inside the penis, then there is nothing to be worried about. There are times when your body goes through changes that you might feel some pain in certain regions. But frequently feeling pain can be a sign of particular disorders or sexual problems.
Here are some symptoms that you must not avoid and visit a good sexologist when seen:
- If you see redness or swelling at the penis top.
- Feeling itchiness in the area
- Irritation in the shaft
- Improper discharge
- Pain while performing sex
- Pain before or after sex
- Discoloured urine
- Burning during urination
- Seeing blood in the urine or semen
Types of Pain a Man can feel in the Penile Region.
Penile pain can be felt at different parts of the penis, like at the surface, within the cone-shaped glans (head), the root (the one that connects the penis to the abdominal wall) or the body of the penis.
Some men also feel pain in the urethra (a tube that carries semen and urine to pass it out of the penis).
The following diagram shows different parts of the penis. The first part i.e. shaft is the long tube- structure, and most people feel pain in this region only. This part is divided into three different sections- middle, left and right.
A man can feel pain in the whole part or individually. For example, some feel pain in the middle of the shaft, some get it in the left part, and some can feel it in the right.
What are the Traumatic Causes of Penis Pain
Any past injury and trauma to the penis can lead to a variety of problems mentioned below:
- Bite during sexual activity
- Genital Injuries
- Sexual activity
- Removal of urinary catheter
- Penile Fracture
What are the Health Issues that results in Penile Pain
1. Peyronie’s Disease
Peyronie’s disease is a sexual problem that occur due to scar tissues that develop in the penis. These tissues build a sharp curve on the upper side when a person performs erections.
The scar tissue building can make a person uncomfortable and feel pain as it generally grows in the middle of the penile shaft. Peyronie’s disease can prevent the motion and expansion of the penile tissues during sex. These sexual problems lead to unsatisfied sex.
Balanitis is a disease that mainly involves inflammation and irritation felt at the end of the penis by a man. Sometimes the pain also shifts to the upper and middle of the penile shaft, making it worse than before to ignore. Men having a foreskin are more likely to have balanitis.
- Tight Foreskin
- Unusual discharge from the penis
- Red or swollen foreskin
- Itching, swelling and sensitivity around the penis
If the case is not severe, using medicine like Topical Canesten 1% cream (Clotrimazole Lotrimin) can help you. If you do not see fair results in 2-3 weeks, then you can consult a doctor for further help.
3. Penile Cancer
The development of the cancerous cells that develop in a tumour in the penile shaft gives rise to Penile cancer in a person. The growth of the cancerous cells results in the formation of a lump which causes pain, especially during intercourse or when you are erect.
- Growth of an abnormal lump on your penis.
- Swelling, itching, redness or irritation
- Feeling a burn inside the penis.
- Blood in the urine
- Unusual discharge
Penile cancer is a very rare yet severe issue, and if detected early, it is curable. With the help of surgeries or penectomy ( a method to remove the lymph nodes from the body), one can cure this disease.
4. Blood Clot
When the red blood cells start building up in the veins of an individual and prevent the blood flow, then is known as a blood clot. Getting a blood clot in the penile vein is comparatively more common than getting anywhere in the body.
Penile Blood clots can cause severe pain in the shaft and bulging veins in the penis. When a person is erect, the pain can get extreme and gradually gets tender when flaccid.
When a person has priapism, he gets a prolonged erection without feeling any sexual stimulation. This causes pain in the penis. In most cases, the cause of priapism is unknown. However, this particular problem can sign other conditions like trauma to the genitals, pelvic health cases and sickle cell disease.
Priapism can be a severe health condition, and it is advised to consult experts if you are experiencing a painful erection without any sexual stimulation that lasts long for more than 4 hours during physical intercourse.
- Your erection lasts a long four 4 hours and more.
- Penile pain
- The penis shaft is stiff, but the tip of the penis is soft.
You can try taking a cold shower for instant relief, putting on an ice pack or taking stairs to relieve erection at first.
6. Sexually Transmitted Infection(STIs)
Sexually transmitted infections or Sexually transmitted Diseases are some of the common reasons for penile infection & pain, which is transmitted through sexual intercourse. These STIs usually happen due to illnesses of syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhea & herpes. A doctor may ask you some questions & examine your urine sample to diagnose your condition. In addition, many of these STIs are easily treated with antibiotics.
- Discharge from penis
- Irritation, itching and Burning inside the penis shaft
- pink or blood-mixed urine
- smelly and cloudy urine
7. Urinary Tract Infection
Urinary tract infection is the most common cause of genital pain and infection in women. However, men also get UTIs when infected with bacteria in their Urinary tract, including the bladder, Kidney & Urethra. This infection can spread to other body parts if it isn’t treated in time. However, UTIs are easily treated with antibiotics; drinking cranberry supplements & water also helps in reducing its symptoms.
- Urge to urinate
- Pain inside the penis tube during urination
- Urine with pink shade or blood
- Urge to urinate frequently
8. Penile Fracture
Penile Fracture or broken penis happens when an erect penis suffers from impact, trauma and injury. Although the human penis doesn’t have any bone, it consists of a hollow tube structure called tunica albuginea, which is filled with blood and looks like a bone during erection.
An erect penis can bend and suffer injuries while having intercourse due to missed thrusts & rough sex; in severe cases, you can hear a popping sound from the penis. In the case of penile fracture, patients may need immediate medical attention due to severe pain in the penis and surgeries are usually performed to fix tunica albuginea.
- Intense Penis Pain
- Swelling in penis
- Popping sound from the penis
- Bruising in the penis
Can Erectile Dysfunction lead to Penile Pain?
Yes, the answer to the above-given question is valid. ED can cause pain in the male reproductive part.
A lot of people will get shocked to hear that Erectile Dysfunction can also cause penile pain in the body, but it is true. ED is a sexual problem that makes a person unable to erect. Erection failure is seen due to various causes that involve diabetes, circulation issues to the penis, leakage of blood through the veins and improper blood flow.
If you think that erectile dysfunction can be a reason for your penile pain, visit IASH, Jaipur and get the most accurate Erectile Dysfunction Test that can help you identify the right cause for your issue.
IASH, Jaipur under the guidance of Dr. Chirag Bhandari also offers online consultations through which you can get help and counselling by expert sexologists just by sitting at home.
Other Reasons for Getting Pain inside Penis
As mentioned by Dr Chirag Bhandari, there can be various scenes as well as unseen causes of getting penile pain. Only after the expert’s help and their diagnosis can you determine the actual cause of the pain and further take the ideal solution for getting over it.
Here is the other cause of Pain Inside the Penis are:
- Bladder Stone
- Bacterial Infections
- Infected Penis Prosthesis
- Excessive Masturbation
Treatments for Penile Pain Issues
Many different health conditions can cause pain inside the penis. However, consulting a doctor can make you identify the actual causes for the problem only if you share all the details and symptoms with them.
By maintaining a healthy lifestyle and using protection while performing intercourse, you can actually reduce the future risks of penile pain and promote good sexual health. Dr. Chirag Bhandari- the best sexologist in India, can help you overcome penile pain by offering the correct treatment.
Chirag Bhandari of IASH, institute of andrology and sexual health has introduced 4 international treatments to help people of Jaipur to cultivate sexual wellness. The surgical treatments available with them are innovative, advanced and risk free. They are the first one to include such high advance technology in India.
- Dr. Chirag offers the latest Biothesiometer for checking the Sensations in Penis
- With the help of the lastest Biofeedback, he strengthened the Pelvic Floor Muscles, Muscles responsible for Erection and Ejaculation from the Netherlands.
- Dr. Chirag treats Male Infertility Issues with Haag-Streit High Power Microscope From USA.
- By the latest Shockwave Therapy From Germany, he treats Erection Failures in Men
Things to keep in mind when you consult a sexologist for Penile Pain
As a patient, there are few things that you need to keep in mind when you go for a consultation or diagnose your penis pain. However, by providing certain things to the doctor, you can help them interpret the actual cause of your pain and get the proper treatment.
Here are some details that you must keep in your mind:
- When did you start feeling the pain?
- Was it extreme from the beginning, or did it gradually start getting worse?
- Was it the type- was it sharp, moderate, burning or dull?
- Where are you feeling the pain- in the middle shaft of the penis, in the left or right side?
- Did it happen after a specific event, like after an injury, or you start feeling it after intercourse?
- Is there any swelling or any bruising in the penis?
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Dr Chirag Bhandari of IASH, institute of andrology and sexual health has introduced 4 international treatments to help people of Jaipur to cultivate sexual wellness. The Penile Enlargement treatments and surgeries available with them are innovative, advanced and risk free. They are the first one to include such high advance technology in India.
- He uses the latest Biothesiometer to check Sensations in Penis
- Shockwave Therapy From Germany for treating Erection Failures in Men
- He uses the Biofeedback to Strengthen your Pelvic Floor Muscles, Muscles responsible for Erection and Ejaculation from the Netherlands.
- Dr. Chirag treats Male Infertility Issues with Haag-Streit High Power Microscope From USA.
Home Remedies for Pain Inside the Penis
Some people do not believe that home remedies can also cure severe health issues like penile pain, erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation. However, Dr. Chirag Bhandari says that- By taking proper measures, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and following some home remedies, one can quickly recover from critical sexual problems.
Here are some home remedies that you can follow in order to reduce pain in the middle shaft of the penis:
1. Taking anti-Inflammatory medicines like (Advil) Ibuprofen can give you sure shot results for releasing the pain.
2. Using a clean towel around an ice pack and applying it to the shaft can give you instant relief for pain and swelling.
3. You can use shea butter and Vitamin E lotions to get rid of inflammation.
4. Using loose cotton underwear can reduce the risk of bacterial growth and chafing in sensitive areas.
5. It is advised by doctors not to perform any sexual activity or intercourse as it increases injury and severe pain in the future.
Preventing Pain Inside Penis
You can also take some steps to prevent any chances of developing penis pain, like using condoms during intercourse and maintaining hygiene. You can take a test for yourself & your partner to check for any infection. In Addition, avoid rough movement during intercourse to save your penis from injuries.
Dr Chirag Bhandari as your helping hand to get over Pain Inside Penis
Dr. Chirag Bhandari is a renowned sexologist and male sexual health specialist in India. He has extensive experience in treating sexual disorders seen in males and is well-versed with all types of causes as well as their treatments. With a remarkable history of more than 8 years in the medical field, Dr. Chirag treated all kinds of sexual issues and helped people overcome their sexual trauma to lead a good sexual life.
Dr. Chirag uses all types of treatments at the Institute of Andrology and Sexual Health (IASH, Jaipur)- a clinic dedicated to male sexual problems and their treatments. Depending upon the extent of pain, its cause, and the medical history of the person, Dr. Chirag meticulously designs a treatment for him that has the maximum chances of success to get over the pain he is suffering from.
Whether it is medicinal, surgical or others, at IASH, Jaipur, you get all types of solutions to your single problem.