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Penis pain

Also known as Penis tenderness and Penile Pain

Penis pain is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of penis pain are balanitis, phimosis, and urethritis. Other possible causes, such as atrophy of the corpus cavernosum, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with penis pain often receive urinalysis, complete physical skin exam performed (ml), prostate specific antigen measurement, insertion of catheter into urinary bladder, chlamydia test, nonoperative urinary system measurements, hiv screen and culture wound .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with penis pain include pentoxifylline, petrolatum topical, dutasteride (avodart), hydrochlorothiazide / propranolol, clove, quinidine, rofecoxib (vioxx), azelastine ophthalmic, nitrous oxide, amlodipine / olmesartan, famciclovir, lidocaine-prilocaine topical and abacavir / lamivudine .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for penis pain include sex == male age 1-4 years. On the other hand, sex == female almost never get penis pain.

Age

< 1 years
0.5x
1-4 years
3.2x
5-14 years
1.2x
15-29 years
1.1x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
0.7x
60-74 years
0.6x
75+ years
0.6x

Sex

Male
2.4x
Female
0.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.4x
Hispanic
1.3x
White
0.8x
Other
1.3x
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