This hardened area stops the penis from stretching normally during an erection, and can affect its size and shape when erect. In severe cases, the hardened area can include the muscle and arteries of the penis, leading to problems with erections. It usually develops over time, but sometimes appears very quickly.
We explain how to improve your penis' health by cleaning it properly, steering clear of STIs and trimming it carefully. The British are a nation of stoics, often too proud to admit we have a problem, and too polite to bother anyone else about it. Men are particularly bad at piping up about health issues, especially when it comes to our penises. Often, a source of embarrassment can be a simple lack of knowledge.
All men should think about penis health. A man must have a healthy penis to function as a healthy person. He needs a healthy penis to remove urine and maintain the right fluid balance in his body.
The foreskin of the penis and the glans penis the cone-shaped end of the penis can be inflamed. Men who develop balanoposthitis have an increased chance of later developing phimosis or paraphimosis problems related to the foreskin and penile cancer. Inflammation of the penis can be caused by infections, such as yeast infections, sexually transmitted diseases STDsand scabies.
Among the phrases that men dread to speak, "I broke my penis," is likely near the top of the list. Fortunately, penile fractures are a relatively rare occurrence. They mostly occur in young men, and they mostly occur during intercourse.
Many men have a slight curve in the penis. As long as there is no pain or problem with sexual performance, men with a slightly curved penis should not be concerned. They do not need to see a doctor.
A cut is usually nothing to worry about. Read on to learn more about what can cause a cut on your penis, how these causes are treated, when you should see a doctor, and how to prevent penis cuts. Penile skin is thin and prone to getting rubbed raw from physical or sexual activity.