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Snapping at the base of the penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   Hi
User :   Once again I had another unexpected erection in a situation that would result in embarrassment if anyone noticed. When no one was looking, I pushed my erected penis forcefully downwards, which resulted in popping or snapping at the base of my penis. Immediately my erection faded; however, 4 hours later, I can't seem to get an erection up.
Aside from the inability to hold an erection (i can only manage to get an half ass erection), everything else seems fine, i.e. no bruising, hemorrhage, pain, pain when urinating, etc.
I have had this popped sensation at the base of my penis during an erection when too much downward force is applied. But, I don't remember become erectiledisfunction.
Doing some search on google lead me to diagnostic of penile fracture, but it seems that penile fracture is very painful, which I am not in any short of pain.
User :   Is this temporary or should i seek immediate medical help
Doctor :   There is nothing called fracture
Doctor :   it doesn't contain any bone
Doctor :   only muscle and blood vessel is involved in erection
Doctor :   is this pain very intolerable
Doctor :   only torsion of testis is considered medical emergency and other injury or deep cuts to penis
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User :   sorry
Doctor :   are you back?
User :   yes
Doctor :   thats k
User :   I know there is no bone
Doctor :   k
User :   i don't know if i broke the spongy tissue
User :   that fills with blood
Doctor :   i can provide more info on this
User :   if i did, i would probably experience swelling and pain
Doctor :   'but will take 15 min
Doctor :   if soft tissue breaks it leads to pain and swelling
User :   I don't feel any pain or swelling
Doctor :   erection is all about psychological and stimulating factors
Doctor :   temporary erection failures can be of different causes
User :   my situation was cause when too much downward force was applied to the fully erect penis, which resulted in a popping sensation at the base of the penis
User :   it seems I have host the ability to form an erection

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User :   ok
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User :   i just need a quick opinion on the urgency of the situation
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