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My boyfriend possiblyou has penile oedema. Treatmentso?

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My boyfriend possiblyou has penile oedema. Treatmentso? Duration of symptoms? Can it be permanent?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Just happened a few hours ago, and he has only taken alevel today
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No prior issues
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 11 months ago.

I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.

If the penile edema is due to injury (during sex or else); this needs an immediate evaluation by a doctor. This may take almost 5-10 days to subside, depending on the severity of the injury. Ice compresses and Ibuprofen will help in reducing the edema. If the injury is significant, surgery is recommended for repair. Otherwise there can be residual bend, during erection.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 11 months ago.

Penis fracture should be ruled out in any injury.

Please read this report;

Penile fracture: long-term results of surgical and conservative management.

Gamal WM1, Osman MM, Hammady A, Aldahshoury MZ, Hussein MM, Saleem M.


Immediate surgical repair of the penile fracture gave good results and is superior to conservative treatment; however, we cannot distinguish false from true penile fracture accurately to determine on whom we can use the conservative treatment.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 11 months ago.

Hope your boy friend is doing good. Please let me know if I can do anything more.