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Fall, hit on the groin, bruising on penis, tear on the skin of shaft, using ice. What else can be done?

my husband (55 yrs old) fell and hit his groin against the toliet (he lost his footing- he uses a motorized wheel chair - but can stand. sometimes not to steady on his feet ) anyway somehow when he hit the toliet falling it bruised his penis and tore the skin on the shaft. I was able to stop the bleeding the skin is torn. but not bleeding anymore. He does not want to go to the hospital. there is brusing. So I put ice on it. what else can I do? I am on SSI and unfortunatly cannot afford the $18. so sorry
Asked On : Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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Welcome to HCM.
Nothing other than clinical examination can tell you if he needs suturing of the skin or not.
Since that u do not want to go to hospital, kindly use anti-inflammatory agents like IBUPROFEN and ice application.
You need to reconsider your opinion, if there is fever, increasing swelling, or pus discharge form the area.
Best regards
Answered: Tue, 5 Feb 2013
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