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What is the swelling of the penis
Edema of the penis (swelling of the penis) is a fairly common causeappeals to the urologist with the corresponding complaint: "Swollen penis!". With this symptom, puffiness can have both total and local character (edema of the foreskin, head, or look like a swelling on the penis). Swelling of the penis may serve as a sign of both the disease of the organ itself and an entirely different pathology.
- Allergic reactions.
- Infectious processes (cavernitis, balanoposthitis).
- Infringement of outflow from a penis of a lymph or blood (owing to processes of a tumor character in a small basin, paraphimosis, damage of vessels at carrying out on an organ of a small basin of an operative intervention).
- Traumatic injuries.
- Anasarca (generalized edema).
The cause of pathology determines the nature of the accompanying manifestations, namely, the presence of:
- discharge from the urethra.
Treatment involves removing the root cause of the disease (aetiological factor).