Priapism

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  1. Imported

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    saoconrado40: Hi... has anyone else had a priapism? For those that don't know, its an unwanted, sustained and painful erection not driven by sexual thoughts. Heres the deal.. I'm a normal 24 year old guy, for a year and a half I had a great sexual relationship with a really attractive girl... loving it! Then 3 months ago I had a priapism (doctors have no idea what caused it) and I had to have an emergency operation, but my dick got really damaged, and they still cant say whether I'll ever get back to normal again. Its very depressing. So has anyone here had one before and if so how did their recovery go? I don't want to be impotent!
     
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    I recently had problems with priapism on a repetitive basis. It turned out to be caused by a medication I was perscribed (a high dose of an alpha blocker for some prostate trouble). The medication caused priapism at night (true priapism, not just the normal nocturnal erections), in which I would wake up with a swollen, painful, numb, and VERY erect penis, which would not go down. (Interestingly enough, despite the constant erection in my sleep, the drug also made me utterly impotent at all other times. ) However, despite several nights of priapism before we altered the drug dosage, I don't think I have any damage, although as I'm still on meds, I'm not 100% certain.
     
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    Sorry to hear about your problems with priapism. I can understand your discouragement. I know how stressed I was at the time of my troubles and my situation resolved itself relatively quickly. The human body has an amazing ability to heal itself over time and you are young, so my (uneducated) guess is your chances are good for an eventual return to normalcy. My experience is quite different from yours, but I had problems two separate times several years apart. In my opinion both of my episodes were caused by meds-first when ramping up and then off the drug. The first time the priapism occurred I woke up in the night with an unusually STRONG erection that couldn't be ignored and just didn't go away, so finally I wanked and got back to sleep. Then I woke up that morning REALLY hard, huge, and in pain. Who knows how long I had been that way before I woke up, but it was an hour and 40 minutes of pain and worry before it finally, and very slowly, started going down. The next couple of days after that I got hard frequently for no reason, but without the pain. The second time around when I was going off the meds my experience was similar but not nearly as bad. (although frightful and annoying enough that I called the doctor) I have no apparent lasting problems as my erectile function appears to be normal. Hope your situation turns out as well as mine. If you haven't discussed your depression with your doctor, you probably should. Any guy is going to understand, and maybe he can help.
     
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    Well one time when I was 13 I had Priapism for 4 days due to a combination of two different medications I was taking for a cold one was a steriod and the other was a antibiotic I was allergic too...It was very painful and I was extremely large like maybe swelled to over nine inches in girth and about 10 to 11 inches long...Painful but very impressive, wish I would have taken pictures...Also maybe expains why I curve up and to the left...Jose'Latinoboy9
     
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    Certain antidepressants sometimes cause it as well. The night time versions, which gradually fade are serious and the long play version that happens then and continues into the day, or happens and remains while you are full awake are really serious. In either case, get thee to your urologist. NOW.
     
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    Overdose on viagra?
     
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    Curving in any direction(s) is very common, and it's not a problem unless it's extreme. Most right-handed males curve a bit to the left, and most lefties curve a bit to the right. Care to guess why? ;)
     
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    No, that's not why yer cock is curved. A cock's curve is caused by the erectile strucures from that area not being as developed as the other two groups. Or, sometimes it's cause by an over development. Here's what jackinworld.com says:


     
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    Surferboy Quote:
    "No, that's not why yer cock is curved. A cock's curve is caused by the erectile strucures from that area not being as developed as the other two groups. Or, sometimes it's cause by an over development. Here's what jackinworld.com says"

    I know I was saying it like a joke... Also my brothers are the same way...Jose'Latinoboy9
     
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