The head of the penis does not swell up, but a ring right under the head, and a little small bumps(maybe veins) right under the ring. I would say the area is just under the head, but the rest of the shaft is fine.
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Hi, I have a discoloration of my foreskin, a few weeks back it got swollen and three days later it went back to normal but that discoloration formed a tight ring around one inch under my penis head. W … read more
It often looks like a thick cord wrapping around the bottom of the head of your penis or along the entire length of your penile shaft. This condition is also known as sclerotic lymphangitis.
Well, i suppose it could be from irritation (especially if it were dry). It could also be some kind of inflammation, it depends on what the swelling looks like. Is there any sebum (white stuff) under the foreskin stuck, if there's redness, pain, etc.
It is visible when flaccid or erect. It feels soft, almost as if there were tissue or something directly beneath the skin. Everything seems to be working fine, there is no pain or discomfort. I have noticed a little problem getting an erection but that's because there is less sensitivity with the lump/ring in the way.
Swollen penis causes Balanitis. Balanitis is a common cause of penile swelling. It occurs when the penis head, also called the glans, is... Allergic or irritant reaction. Another cause of penile swelling is contact dermatitis. ... If you think you’re allergic... Urethritis. Inflammation of the ...
oskar56904. It's extremely disconcerting. I just masturbated, not too intensively really but for a really long time, and just as I finished I noticed a huge (at least it seems so to me) swelling under the head. Now, the thing is, my foreskin is very tight so for all I know it's been there for months; I usually am unable to pull it back far ...
It started as a small bump on the top part of the shaft, just below the glans and just under the skin, then grew finger-like around the shaft of my penis to the underside. Just like you said, it felt cartilage-like. I was quite upset by it, as it seemed to be spreading, and even went to see a urologist.
Antifungal cream, if the condition was from candida yeast. Steroid creams that can relieve balanitis caused by skin disease or an allergic reaction. To help with swelling, you can soak your penis...