Swelling of the foreskin, from sexual activity and masturbation is a simple disorder of the penis. It is harmless as long as the foreskin is in its normal position and blood flow is present. If the swelling persists though, check your doctor.
When fluid gets trapped in the foreskin and you cannot pull the foreskin back, this too is another simple disorder. But it must be watched. If it persists for several hours, a visit to the doctor is a must.
One of the most common penis disorders is Peyronie’s disease. It is characterized by a curvature of the penis caused by scar tissue. Surgery can be an option, but usually in the most severe cases.
Damage to the pudendal nerve is another disorder. It is characterized by pain on sitting, loss of sensation and loss of orgasm. Do not confuse this with the loss of sensation caused by permanent nerve damage caused by diabetes.
The penis can be torn by excessive bending. This type of penile fracture should be treated as soon as possible in order to prevent permanent damage. Rough handling during masturbation can easily cause this disorder.
A really painful medical condition of the penis is Priapism. In this instance the erect penis fails to return to its flaccid state. Complications may include ischaemia, thrombosis, and impotence. In extremely serious cases the condition may result in gangrene, which may necessitate amputation.
Impotence is the best known disorder of the penis. We now call this condition erectile dysfunction. Impotence is the inability to reach or maintain the erect state of the penis in order to have satisfactory sexual performance.
Another disorder is shrinkage of the penis. Under normal conditions, a penis will shrink if a man is out of sexual desires. In addition, tight underwear may cause the penis to reduce in size.
Lets discuss anabolic steroids and the penis. A lot of men have used steroids to boost their penis size and for help with their erection. The most susceptible of all body organs to damage caused by steroids is the penis.
Generally, steroids are used to promote the growth of tissues and muscles. But the sustained use of steroids can cause temporary and permanent impotence. Steroid use brings with it a whole host of side effects. It damages most of your body organs and can in certain instances cause deformity and death.
A healthy penis comes about by being responsive to all problems. If you are having problems with your penis do something about it. Do not let any penile irritation go untreated.