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Penis pain

Penis pain: Introduction

Penis pain: Pain experienced within or on the skin of the penis. See detailed information below for a list of 53 causes of Penis pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Penis pain:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Penis pain

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Causes of Types of Penis pain:

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Penis pain: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Penis pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Penis pain Treatments

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Stories from Users for Penis pain

Real-life user stories relating to Penis pain:

Message Boards for Penis pain

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Penis pain or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Penis pain:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Penis pain. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine the penis and note any redness, sores or swellings
    • Examine the discharge, if present look for evidence Peyronie's disease (non-tender hard patch may be felt just beneath the skin of the penis)
    • If the penis is erect, 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
    • Feel the lymph nodes in the groin for enlargement which may suggest penile cancer, herpes simplex, Chancroid
  • more tests...»

Penis pain: Animations

Medications or substances causing Penis pain:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Penis pain 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.

  • Alprostadil injection
  • Caverject injection
  • Edex injection
  • Muse injection
  • Alprostadil pellets
  • Caverject pellets
  • more causes...»

Penis pain: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Penis pain may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Penis pain

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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: Penis pain. 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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Penis pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Penis pain

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Penis pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Penis pain

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Penis pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Penis pain listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Penis pain as a symptom include:

Organs affected by Penis pain:

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

Detailed list of causes of Penis pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Penis pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Penis pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Penis pain. Of the 53 causes of Penis pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 2 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 45 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Penis pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Penis pain' 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: Penis pain:

The following list of medical conditions have Penis pain 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 Penis pain Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Penis pain?

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

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

    Classifications of Penis pain:

    Subtypes of Penis pain:

    Painful erection (7 causes), Penile sores (37 causes), Priapism (51 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Penis pain:

    Sexual pain (112 causes), Penis symptoms (346 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Male sexual symptoms (471 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Male genital symptoms (427 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Fertility symptoms (370 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 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 Penis pain:

    Painful erection (7 causes), Penis discharge (25 causes), Penis symptoms (346 causes), Ejaculation symptoms (55 causes), Syphilis, Candida (26 causes), Eczema (227 causes), Dermatitis (116 causes), Scabies, Genital herpes, Balanitis, Genital warts (4 causes), Lichen planus, Tinea infection, Psoriasis, Contact dermatitis, Peile cancer

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Penis pain

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