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Question: Severe Swelling of Penis and Scrotum. Please Help Fast


 autofreak64 - Tue Feb 21, 2006 9:48 pm

I am 20 years old, male, 6 foot 3 and in good physical shape. i basically woke up yesterday and my penis (5 1/2 inches) and average testes were swollen larger then normal, enough so i could visibly see and feel the difference. i wasn't really concerned until today when i woke up and the swelling continued, now everything has gotten fairly large and become painful because of how much everything is stretching. it is very discomforting and embarassing. i masturbate frequently and wonder if this has caused something to go wrong. if you could please write back i would much appreciate it.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Wed Feb 22, 2006 10:38 am

User avatar Hi autofreak64,
Symptoms of swelling of the penis and scrotum would be most likely related to conditions such as trauma, an infectious origin, hydrocele, etc. etc. In my opinion, I would not relate these symptoms to masturbation. I strongly suggest an evaluation by your physician.
Sincerely,
Theresa Jones, RN

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