Priapism – An Erection You’d Not Even Wish upon Your Enemy

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Priapism is a rare penile condition wherein the individual experiences a painful erection that may last for several hours. It may not necessarily be related directly to sexual desire or stimulation and doesn’t subside after achieving orgasm. This condition occurs due to trapping of blood inside the penile shaft. If left untreated, priapism can soon lead to impotence (inability to achieve erection) and scarring. …