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Okay, is the edema of the shaft or the foreskin?
is it swollen or just painful?
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and this happened after masturbating again, correct? Any changes in lubricant?
Well, penile cancer is not a painful swelling as you describe which comes and goes
It is a painless growth that persists or gets larger
You can get redness and irritation, but this persists
Well, there is a condition called chronic idiopathic penile edema. It can be triggered by friction- intercourse or masturbation
But the thinking is that it may be chronic/recurrent staphylococcal/streptococcal cellulitis/lymphangitis of the prepuce, and the penis
Which is why this keeps coming back for you
if this diagnosis is suspected then sexually acquired infection should be excluded, swabs taken and antistreptolysin O titre measured
I understand your concern- it can be triggered by friction but often it appears on itsown
hence the title idiopathic
the evaluation for this is screening for STDs, the strep infection (the antistreptolysin O titre)
And if it looks concerning, your doctor may want to do a biopsy to rule out cancer
But these are labs and studies which need to be done in person by a urologist
the chances it is cancer is low.
Risk factors are :
It doesn't sound like you are any of these
BRB- got to go to kitchen.
the treatment is long-term antibiotics (also sometimes short courses of oral corticosteroids)
They may want to do an ultrasound examination or other studies to make sure that there is nothing else going on, including inflammatory and neoplastic disease
I think that it is safe to assume that. It would be very rare in your age group and without the risk factors as mentioned above
But I do think that you should ask your urologist about the chronic idiopathic edema
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