Penis Disorders Related Diseases & Conditions

Medical conditions are often related to other diseases and conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments related to the topic of Penis Disorders. These conditions may be a cause or symptom of Penis Disorders or be a condition for which you may be at increased risk.

  • Priapism (Penis Disorder) Priapism is a penis disorder characterized by a prolong unwanted erection of the penis. Medical conditions, trauma, or...learn more »
    In This Article
    Priapism (Penis Disorder) Article
    • What is the definition of priapism?
    • What causes priapism?
    • What are the symptoms of priapism?
    • How is priapism diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for priapism?
    • What are the complications of priapism?
    • When to see a health care professional
    • Can priapism be prevented?
  • Gangrene Gangrene may result when blood flow to a tissue is lost or not adequate to keep the tissue alive. There are two types of...learn more »
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    Gangrene Article
    • Gangrene facts
    • What is gangrene?
    • What is the difference between wet and dry gangrene?
    • What causes gangrene?
    • What are gangrene symptoms and signs?
    • How is gangrene diagnosed?
    • How is gangrene treated?
    • How can gangrene be prevented?
    • What is the prognosis (outlook) for a patient with gangrene?
  • Balanitis (Penis Disorder) Balantis is a condition in which the skin of the head of the penis becomes inflamed. If the foreskin is also inflamed, it is...learn more »
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    Balanitis (Penis Disorder) Article
    • What is balanitis?
    • What causes balanitis?
    • What are the symptoms of balanitis?
    • How is balanitis diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for balanitis?
    • Over-the-counter remedies for balanitis
    • Medications for balanitis
    • Can balanitis be prevented?
    • What is the prognosis for balanitis?
  • Phimosis (Paraphimosis, Penis Disorders) Phimosis and paraphimosis are penis disorders. Phimosis is a condition where the foreskin cannot retract behind the glans in...learn more »
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    Phimosis (Paraphimosis, Penis Disorders) Article
    • Phimosis facts
    • What causes phimosis?
    • What are the symptoms of phimosis?
    • How is phimosis diagnosed?
    • How is phimosis treated?
    • What is the definition of paraphimosis?
    • What causes paraphimosis?
    • What are the symptoms of paraphimosis?
    • How is paraphimosis diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment of paraphimosis?
    • Can phimosis and paraphimosis be prevented?
    • What is the prognosis for phimosis and paraphimosis?
  • Erectile Dysfunction (ED, Impotence) Erectile dysfunction (ED, impotence) is the failure to achieve or maintain an erection. There are many potential underlying...learn more »
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    Erectile Dysfunction (ED, Impotence) Article
    • Erectile dysfunction (impotence) facts
    • What is erectile dysfunction (ED)?
    • What are erectile dysfunction symptoms and signs?
    • What is normal penis anatomy?
    • How common is erectile dysfunction?
    • How does erection occur?
    • How is erection sustained?
    • What are erectile dysfunction risk factors?
    • What causes erectile dysfunction?
    • How is erectile dysfunction diagnosed?
    • What drugs treat erectile dysfunction?
    • What is the treatment for erectile dysfunction?
    • Oral phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors
    • Sildenafil (Viagra)
    • Vardenafil (Levitra)
    • Tadalafil (Cialis)
    • Avanafil (Stendra)
    • What are intracavernosal injections?
    • What are intraurethral suppositories?
    • How effective is testosterone in treating erectile dysfunction?
    • Can a penis pump (vacuum device) help erectile dysfunction?
    • Can low testosterone level be replaced?
    • What about psychological therapy for erectile dysfunction?
    • Surgery for erectile dysfunction
    • Can over-the-counter (OTC) and/or natural or home remedies treat erectile dysfunction?
    • Is it possible to prevent erectile dysfunction?
    • What is the prognosis for erectile dysfunction?
    • What research is being done for erectile dysfunction?
  • Penis Cancer Signs and symptoms of penile cancer include a lump on the penis and redness, irritation, or a sore on the penis. Risk of penis...learn more »
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    Penis Cancer Article
    • Penis cancer facts*
    • What is cancer of the penis?
    • What are causes and risk factors for penis cancer?
    • What are symptoms and signs of penis cancer?
    • How is penile cancer diagnosed?
    • What factors affect prognosis and treatment of penile cancer?
    • How is staging of penile cancer determined?
    • What is the treatment for penis cancer?
    • What are treatment options by stage?
    • Where can I get more information about penis cancer?
  • Men's Health Men's health is an important component to a happy lifestyle and healthy relationships. Eating healthy, exercise, managing stress,...learn more »
    In This Article
    Men's Health Article
    • Introduction to men's health
    • Prostate problems
    • Testosterone
    • Top 10 diseases that kill men
    • 1. Heart disease
    • 2. Cancers
    • 3. Injuries
    • 4. Stroke (cerebrovascular accident, CVA)
    • 5. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    • 6. Diabetes
    • 7. Influenza and pneumonia
    • 8. Suicide
    • 9. Kidney disease
    • 10. Alzheimer's disease
    • The checklist: How to stay healthy
  • Peyronie's Disease (Curvature of the Penis) Peyronie's disease or curvature of the penis (Peyronie disease) is a condition in which scar tissue develops inside the penis....learn more »
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    Peyronie's Disease (Curvature of the Penis) Article
    • Peyronie's disease facts
    • What is Peyronie's disease?
    • What causes Peyronie's disease?
    • What are the symptoms of Peyronie's disease?
    • What are the phases of Peyronie's disease?
    • How is Peyronie's disease diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for Peyronie's disease ?
    • Medications, Vitamins, and Supplements
    • Shockwave therapy
    • Surgery
    • Other therapies
    • What are the complications of Peyronie's disease?
    • What is the prognosis for Peyronie's disease?