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I am Dr. Sohaib, a Medical Internist (who deals with diseases of all the organ
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Sorry to hear about this.
I assume from your description that the most concerning issue for you right now is the cosmetic appearance due to the dilated vein you see on the penis, and i would have been anxious too if i were at your place.
This is not something which you can call abnormal, rather this is common finding amongst males. However, this needs a careful clinical examination to differentiate it from penile varicose vein.
If this does not hurt you, or causes any other problems during intercourse, then probably this does not require any treatment at all.
In some situations, such as a varicose vein, this can be treated surgically by means laser stripping, vein stripping, ablation, or sclerotherapy.
Like with any medical procedure there are chances of complications (such as scar formation), but in expert hands and with modern techniques, the chances are minimal.
You should see your doctor, preferably a vascular surgeon, and have a clinical evaluation done in detail, which will direct further specific and targeted management plan that will suit best to your needs.
Wish you good luck.
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Your response does not answer my question at all. The question relates to the effect of removing the vein. If I remove it, what effect does it have on the surrounding tissue. I'm not worried about a scar, since a penis is not famous for beauty. This is big enough that it can be felt by me and my partner during intercourse, and cannot be overlooked during touching or especially oral sex. I need to do something to remove it, and need to know what effect the removal of this vein section can have on the surrounding tissue. It is located just behind the penis head, on the shaft. Thank you.
Thank you for reply.
Although rare, but yes you can experience some degree of swelling in the area drained by that vein, which will subside over few days to week as other collateral veins increase their caliber gradually.
There is an equal possibility that you may not develop any complication or swelling due to venous stasis, as this might not be the major vein, or due to sufficient presence of other draining veins.
There wont be any damage to the skin, subcutaneous tissue etc
Whether or not you will develop any problems will depend upon the flow of blood across the vein, which can be studies well by means of penile doppler.