May 15th, 2018
You can, in fact, break your penis. What happens? In the center of the penis there is your corpora cavernosa. This is the spongy area of your penis that fills with blood when you get an erection. Surrounding the corpora cavernosa is the tunica albuginea. When the tunica albuginea tears, it is considered a penile fracture. The fracture causes the surrounding blood in the tissues to leak. The first thing you might hear is a popping sound. This is the initial tissue tear. Following the leakage, bruising and swelling can become apparent. In some cases, penile fractures can affect your urethra, causing bloody urine. With time, this can lead to of erectile dysfunction, crooked penis, or berious scarring. So can you break your penis; YES.
Penile fractures most commonly happen when the erect penis is met with force. This can happen during rough sex. For example, during intercourse thrusting forcefully and hitting the perineum with your erect penis. When met with force, the penile tissue that holds the blood acts as a pressure cooker and can physically react to this ‘overload’.
A penile fracture is an extremely painful injury. It is highly recommended to seek medical help immediately. If not taken care of in a timely matter it can negatively affect your penis for a lifetime. If taken care of immediately, minor surgery with minimal long term damage can repair the damaged tissue. The longer you wait, the more difficult it becomes to repair, so do not hesitate.
You can only fracture your penis when you are erect. If you are soft, but still feel like there are problems with your tunica albuginea (the tissue that expands in width and length while erect) it could be another penile dysfunction. If you cannot maintain an erection, it probably isn’t because your penis is broken. Dr. Elist is a leading male sexual dysfunction expert and can help you investigate the root of your problems. With over 30 years of experience, his leading technology and services have changed the lives of thousands of men worldwide. Seeking help and gaining knowledge of your body and sexual health can transform your world. Penile Enlargement Surgery is a solution Dr. Elist can provide, given you’re a qualified candidate.