Priapism

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What is priapism?

Priapism is a potentially painful medical condition in which the erect penis does not return to its flaccid state, despite the absence of stimulation, within 4 hours (although the length of time may vary). Priapism is considered a medical emergency, which should be treated immediately.

Common symptoms reported by people with priapism


Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with priapism

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Compare treatments taken by people with priapism

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Who has priapism on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 0
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from priapism patients who have completed their condition history
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Let’s build this page together! When you share what it’s like to have priapism through your profile, those stories and data appear here too.

Got a question about living with priapism? Members in the forum might have the answers.