What causes big vein and lump on penis?

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Posted on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi, I have a big vein on the shaft of the penis, my worry is not so much with that but with the end of the vein near the head of the penis it seems to have a lump. Does this look normal? (I have attached pictures) It is not painful with or without an erection but that big vein and lump has been there a while (I do masterbate frequently). My worry is that this is a clot. (Look near the head of the penis at the top of the big vein) Thanks.
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Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 37 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It is a tortuous tributary of Superficial Dorsal Vein of penis.

Detailed Answer:

Hello
Thanks for query .Based on the facts andphotographs that you have uploaded I would state that you have tortuous tributary of Superficial Dorsal Vein of penis.

We find these veins tortuous in many individuals and there is no significance to it.

It is neither going to harm you or pose any problem in getting erection nor your sexual activities .

Hope I have answered your query .
Please feel free to write if you have more questions .
Thanks and Regards.
Dr.Patil.


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