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A Broken Penis Can Usually Be Fixed



Written by Richard Simmons| Wednesday, 02 December 2009| There are 37 comments

in 77 percent of cases after one year penile rehabilitation was complete

Research done at the Urology and Nephrology Center in Mansoura University based in Egypt shows that if you get treated for penile fractures quickly you should regain full erectile function after a few months and have no long term problems. The researchers who treated over 150 men over a twelve year period from 1986 followed their rehabilitation and examined those who suffered from erectile dysfunction with colour Doppler ultrasonography.

a broken penis can usually be fixed

They saw that in 77 percent of cases after one year penile rehabilitation was complete with no further problems. Ten percent reported scaring, almost eight percent reported erectile dysfunction, just over one percent said the erectile were now painful and just over three percent reported penile deviation. The researchers said that those who suffered from scar formations tended to be those who were treated using nonabsorbable sutures and thus they advised that they should never be used for the surgical interventions. Overall surgery only required a short time in hospital and recovery tended to be quick too.

The researchers noted that in over 50 percent of all cases the penile fracture was caused by vigorous sexual intercourse which resulted in unilateral corporeal ruptures in almost 90 percent of cases and bilateral corporeal ruptures in two percent of cases. In some penile fracture cases (8.4%) no tunical tears were present at all.  Nine percent had concomitant urethral injury. 

It is good to know that should you literally break your erect penis the chances are that provided you get down to the hospital quickly you will be able to get back to 100 percent erectile function. What you must not do is try and hide your problem and think that it will go away on its own because in the majority of cases penile fractures require surgery in order to heal properly.

At Ukmedix News we advise that you firstly take care of your penis and don't for example jump off a wardrobe when having sex, (apparently a lot of people do this and get badly hurt) and secondly if you do snap your penis go straight to hospital!

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There are 37 comments on this article.

On December 04, 2009 @ 21:30
sadteen said:
I am 18 and have had this problem since I was in grade 4, when I accidentally cut my penis with a razor.

I'd rather bite a bullet than see a doctor.
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On December 05, 2009 @ 20:45
Dr said:
Sadteen please go and see a doctor he will be understanding and more important he will be able to help you. Don't suffer in silence, that is the worst thing you can do. Also many men have had this problem you are not alone.
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On December 15, 2009 @ 04:55
will said:
what course of action do I take a year after the injury? I foolishly waited for it to heal on its' own.Now, erections are present but weak. Is their any medical intervention or physical therapy type intervention available that will restore me to my former self?
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On December 15, 2009 @ 12:26
Kim said:
@Will Go and see a specialist NOW!!!
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On December 15, 2009 @ 19:24
Johnny said:
Will, one year later is bad but not impossible, if you leave it any longer you may reach a state of non return. Please go and see a doctor TODAY!!!!
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On January 02, 2010 @ 00:36
Tom said:
I have broken my penis twice. First time, I saw a urologist who did hopsital surgery to correct. Second time, I called the same doctor. He just laughed. Now my erections are quite painful, and I have decided to have my penis amputated. For real. I have a sex change surgeon in Brazil who will remove my penis, testicles and scrotum for only $10,000 US. I have made the commitment. I'm not happy with doctors who laugh at patients in distress!
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On May 26, 2010 @ 07:31
sid said:
i think i have a broken penis since 5 yrs but not from middle from lower left end i never been to a doc for this prob what shuld i do
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On March 10, 2011 @ 01:32
andrew said:
i am 15 years old and think my penis has been broken ever since i can remember.i do not remember ever breaking it when erected and it looks just like the one in the picture...could u be born with this?
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On March 11, 2011 @ 14:50
Roger said:
Ask your father if his is ok, it could b genetic.
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On April 07, 2011 @ 20:56
Gary Breitbarth said:
April 7 I'm a 60 year old who broke his penis twice.If you do it just once get to the Dr.quickly,or you'll regret it the rest of your life.
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On April 21, 2011 @ 16:04
Al said:
I live in the Crystal River, Fl. area. Are there any doctors in this area familiar with the broken penis condition for repair?
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On June 08, 2011 @ 10:18
robert said:
i broke my penis actually in a very funny way. from past 1 week i had erections all da time durin day n nite. n while peein i tried to bend my penis downwards and i heard a snap sound like a when u break your knuckles. n from then onwards my penis hurts but it still stands. is it very serious. plz do i need a surgery. reply
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On July 02, 2011 @ 01:31
Bill said:
I broke my penis during sex. I went to the urology Doctor and he said " not to worry" the brusing left in a few week and all was good. but 4 months later I have a downward curve , almost like the letter"C". I went back and he said" live with it"
Where can I find a Doctoe in the Southern USA that can help?
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On October 11, 2011 @ 03:59
LYNN said:
i broke mine almost a year ago,,is there a doctor in sacramento area thanks
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On October 18, 2011 @ 15:16
CJ said:
I broke my penis six ago and now its half its size. is it too late to get it fix. I get a good erection just very small and a funny shape!
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On December 06, 2011 @ 03:46
Pete said:
Mine was apparently broken at some point during fem fem bypass surgery and a lot of swelling. I didn't notice at first. It initially wasn't bent very much, so I said what the heck. It has been about 7 yrs.
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On December 06, 2011 @ 08:35
Frank said:
When i was masturbating when i was 13, I decided to see how far my penis could bend. using one hand as leverage on the left side, i bent it to the left. I heard a small pop and had slight pain. But, I never had any bruising or anything like that at the time. So here are the issues:

a. im worried this may have stunted some growth of my penis since then (im now 24)

b. my penis, when flacid, prefers the left. If i pull on it and straighten it out, it eventually pulls back to the left side.

c. when i have an erection, there is a slight indent on the left side giving it a thinner shape at the bottom of the shaft.

d. after sex, i sometimes have some pain in my penis.

e. i am concerned that when i have sex, this issue causes premature ejaculation.

i talked to a urologist and he basically told me nothing he could do. the bend is minor, but i dont want it getting worse and i want to know if theres anything i can do to improve my situation.
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On January 02, 2012 @ 22:42
Thomas said:
About 4 years ago, during sexual relations with my partner,(over/under)under slid from collapsed pillow, which bent my member sharply down. 'pop' lots of pain, bruising and subsequent sharp bend, and inadequate blood flow for full erection. I am late 50's now, can this be fixed? This is causing big problems in relationship as performance is greatly diminished.
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On February 13, 2012 @ 01:09
John said:
Can u die from a broken penis
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On February 20, 2012 @ 02:11
supercock said:
Well I broke my penis when I slipped out of my girlfriend and my balls swelled up like a melon. I went straight to the hospital but there was nothing the could do because the swelling would mean there would be to much blood involved. Anyway long story cut short, I've left it alone for the past 6 days, I've still been getting erections, tonight I masterbaited and I had no problems. How ever I still have a golfball size lump in my testicals attacted to my penis stem....not sure if this will go away
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On March 14, 2012 @ 09:22
nitesh said:
i m 19 and my penis is not standing at all , is it a fracture or what m not getting , plz help me , m really tensed .
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On March 28, 2012 @ 21:15
bob said:
idk if i broke my penis it only hurts slightly and no change in color i can still get hard without pain and everything is almost the same just very lil pain rarely
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On May 01, 2012 @ 16:18
east said:
8 yrs ago i fractured it at the base,was cumming while peeing and bleeding while cumming,never had it checked out but everything is back to normal would i still need surgery?
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On July 26, 2012 @ 21:45
paul said:
i was on a road trip on my bike.while one morn strapping my gear on the bungee came unhooked and whipped around and struck the base of my penis.twice in a row.i still get hard but the base is thinner and weak so i need lube for penatration this is horrible because the weak base is barly supporting the gurth and length of the rest of my unit.how can this be fixed.its causing problems
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On July 27, 2012 @ 07:46
James said:
@paul. You need to see a specialist. Do it NOW!If not you may suffer from permanent impotence in the future
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On August 12, 2012 @ 02:24
richard said:
ifractured mine about a year ago i went to the docs cos erections were painful and didnt last nearly as long as they did doc said leave it a few months and come back but it seemed he was only intrested in the pain and not the way it looks to me the pain has gone but i would love to get it straight again is this possible
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On August 28, 2012 @ 09:44
paul said:
hi i broke my penis and urethra at begining of aug 2012..all is gd altho night time erections are quite painful.. how long do u think before full sex can resume thanks
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On September 02, 2012 @ 05:48
Depressedmale said:
Im 21 and im a sex addict i never broke my penis. But i suffer from teeth marks on my penis because i use to get bad bjs and now suffer from pain and i dont know what to do im frustrated because i never told any of my friends because its so embarresing and i looked it up i am a sex addict but no one knows.. I get pain everyday now and it started increasing i can still get horny but having sex dont feel the best and it takes me hours to cum inless she really wet.. I have no motivation to go out and get a girlfriend because i feel like i ruined my penis :( Can i get surgery to get my penis to its original form with no pain?
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On September 15, 2012 @ 12:30
ashraf said:
my pennis is broken in the base.. however errection is still theire but problem is that whenever i used to stand it goes downward and when i get in bed it become straight
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On November 18, 2012 @ 00:44
Mike said:
I broke my penis when 12 by laying on my penis while masturbating by pushing down against the bed. My penis became curved while erect. Many year later after married my wife complained it hurt her during sex. I had it operated on when they put sutures inside to keep it straight when erect. I would recommend that surgery to anyone with a curved penis.
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On December 30, 2012 @ 12:22
farhad said:
i have starting masturbation 10yrs before due to which it points towerds ground when it is erect.i have pemature ejeculation too and my erection is only 50% and stays for only 1minut.plz help me
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On December 30, 2012 @ 15:19
wolfy said:
I had penile fracture about 12 years ago and left it heal can it still be fixed
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On January 09, 2013 @ 19:27
PHILANI said:
IBEEN GUN SHOTTED IN PENIS AND DESTROY ITS FORHEAD IN 2001 AND WHAT I WANT TO KNOW ITS POSSIBLE TO BE FIX
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On January 17, 2013 @ 09:03
Steven said:
Well i know i broke my penis i was 7 years old and my dad cought me have sex i dont think he ment to brake it he just mad but any who now im 35 years old. but hears where it gets weird my penis looks fine i dont know im merryed now and i dont get that much sex as offten as i use to when i was single. But here lately i been getting dry skin aroud the tip of my penis. and yes i can still get hard it just moves around the base of penis where my balls are is that normal what should i do?
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On February 22, 2013 @ 02:11
sooner said:
what kind of dr do i go to?
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On March 01, 2013 @ 04:51
sam said:
my penis was broken after treatment it became as normal as before ?
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On May 31, 2013 @ 00:12
RAY said:
my penis Brock it in 2008, dont get hard most of time what can be done cialis work a little know where like used to be over 7inc long, any help for me?
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