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Forum Name: Male Sexual Disorders

Question: penile bruising?

 misterscruffee - Tue Jan 17, 2006 8:13 pm

yesterday my wife and i were having a little experimental sex. she was lying on her back with her legs together and i was above her pushing down. at a certain point it felt like my penile skin was stretched and.. well.. popped i guess would be the closest word. it hurt a little, but passed almost immediately and i haven't been feeling any pain since. afterewards it did feel as though there was a small swelling, maybe the size of a kidney bean just under the glans. today i developed some pretty nasty bruising of my penis under the glans on the bottom side. and whoa it's actually crept down my shaft a bit since this morning.

i know this is a common question with which to end a post, but should i be worried?
 misterscruffee - Tue Jan 17, 2006 8:16 pm

also. no difficulty in maintaining an erection, though i've been trying to avoid it.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Wed Jun 14, 2006 5:20 am

User avatar Hi misterscruffee,
Bruising of the penis may occur from excessive friction or rough sexual activity since this is a vascular area. Providing there are no difficulties attaining an erection, no discharge or discoloration of the semen, and no pain, the discoloration should subside.
Theresa Jones, RN

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