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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Exp 50 years

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What causes swelling in the penis?

my penis shaft at the top just below the head has been swollen because i masturbated dry and my penis had swollen huge i went to sleep and it s lost some of the swollen but i got hot water and a rag and used that as a warm compression and the whole right side of my penis and half of my left side is back to normal it s just the top of my penis i m worried about it hasn t went down from the warm compression. are there any massages i can use ??
Fri, 8 Sep 2017
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Hello Dear. May be you are having balanitis. That is infection of glans penis. It ill subside in 2-3 days. But for quick relief you can also take a 3 day course of antibiotics like amoxclav three times a day for 3 days and continue warm compressions. abstain from vigorous masturbation.

with regards- Dr Sanjay Kini
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