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What causes penile bruising and swelling after penile fracture?

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Dr. Matthew J. Mangat

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Posted on Thu, 8 Oct 2015 in Men's Health
Question: went to a urologist and I slightly fractured my penis having sex he said I got lucky and it started healing pretty quickly my penis is still a little swollen and black and blue on one side. the pain is still there on and off I still get an erection but he told me to not use it for at least 3 weeks. my question is how long till the come and go stinging pain goes away and can I take something for the swelling
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Answered by Dr. Matthew J. Mangat 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Penile doppler scan and anti-inflammatory needed.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXX and welcome to HCM.
As an Urologist, i can fully understand your concern.
Your Urologist, after examining your penis, has advised you to avoid sex for 3 weeks.
That means, it should be a very minor injury internally.
Very often, it needs a surgical treatment and the injury is internally repaired.
In case, you've not done a penile doppler ultrasound scan, it must be done.
It gives a good idea of the severity of internal injury.
In conservative treatment, we do advise analgesic, anti-inflammatory tablets.
That will relieve pain fast and swelling also reduces considerably in 2-3 weeks.
In case the pain is still significant, you must ask your Urologist for medication.
Hope your pain subsides quickly.
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