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Painful erection: Introduction

Painful erection: Penis pain occurring from an erection. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Painful erection, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Painful erection:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Painful erection. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Painful erection: Symptom Checker

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Painful erection Treatments

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Stories from Users for Painful erection

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Message Boards for Painful erection

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Diagnostic tests for Painful erection:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Painful erection. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Genital examination looking for evidence Peyronie's disease (non-tender hard patch may be felt just beneath the skin
    • Determine if the head of the penis is erect (hard) also. If the head of the penis is not hard but the rest of the penis is erect, this suggests priapism
    • Digital rectal examination to assess prostate size, consistency and tenderness
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count and ESR
    • Prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels
  • more tests...»

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Medications or substances causing Painful erection:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Painful erection as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Painful erection:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Painful erection as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Painful erection: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Painful erection may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Painful erection

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Painful erection. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Misdiagnosis and Painful erection

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Painful erection: Related Rare Diseases

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Painful erection: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Painful erection:

The list of organs typically affected by Painful erection may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Painful erection

The list below shows some of the causes of Painful erection mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Painful erection?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Painful erection. Of the 7 causes of Painful erection that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Painful erection:

The following list of conditions have 'Painful erection' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Painful erection:

The following list of medical conditions have Painful erection or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Painful erection Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Painful erection based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Painful erection?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Painful erection, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Painful erection:

Medical Conditions associated with Painful erection:

Penis symptoms (346 causes), Penis pain (53 causes), Sexual pain (112 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Male sexual symptoms (471 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Male genital symptoms (427 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Fertility symptoms (370 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes), Male reproductive symptoms (577 causes)

Symptoms related to Painful erection:

Penis pain (53 causes), Penis symptoms (346 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Impotence (203 causes), Priapism (51 causes), Peyronie's disease, Penile cancer, Penile injury, Phimosis fistula formation, Infection (1293 causes), Erectile dysfunction (112 causes)

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