Penile Fracture(Broken Penis) - Symptoms, Pictures, Causes, Treatment, Surgery
It's the first sign of a broken penis. Yes, broken penises are real—and they require serious medical attention. So how do you know you if you broke your penis? And what should you do if you suspect you have? Heterosexual sex is the most common cause, but not the only cause. Imagine stretching a thick rubber tube as far as it can go—then snapping it.
Everything you need to know about penile fracture
During an erection, the penis is engorged with blood. If an engorged penis is bent suddenly or forcefully, the trauma can rupture the lining of one of the two cylinders in the penis corpus cavernosum responsible for erections — resulting in a penis fracture. The trauma most often occurs after accidental injury during intercourse, but can also occur due to aggressive masturbation or taqaandan, a cultural practice in which the top of an erect penis is forcefully bent. A penis fracture is a painful injury. Signs might include a cracking sound, immediate loss of the erection, or the development of dark bruising of the penis due to blood escaping the cylinder.
There are a lot of sexual myths out there , but doctors confirm that broken penises aren't one of them. Remember when Lexie Grey supposedly broke Mark Sloan's penis back when all our favorite characters on Grey's Anatomy were still alive? Nope, Shonda Rhimes wasn't making that up.