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What causes swelling on the penis?

I went to the bathroom and noticed the shaft of my penis right before the head of the penis was swollen. It was like there is a little bit of fluid in the shaft. I have been married for 25 years and not changed much in my life, so this was shocking to see. Thank you
Mon, 16 Oct 2017
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In all probability you are having an inflammation of the penile shaft. The cause could be minor trauma. You would require antibiotics for resolving the inflammation. It may take about 5 to 7 days for healing. Please consult a general surgeon who can examine you, and give you the proper treatment.
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