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Numb, hot and tingly penis

Hi all, I'm here because my boyfriend's penis has been very numb for a while now. In terms of background, he's 38, a smoker and a drinker, no exercise, but rather slim and "healthy".

At the beginning, we would be in the middle of intercourse and he would give one thrust too hard and feel a sudden pain in the groin, which would then cause him to feel pain even after sex and for periods of times ranging from a few days to a month or so. Actually, his penis becomes numb at the head and sometimes his testicules are irritated, and he gets this sort of tingly, hot, flashing sensation, on and off for ages. It stings when he pees, too.

Apparently, he's had this before, a few years ago, but the feeling had gone after a while. He's been to see doctors and specialists but none of them have really been able to find the problem. Some have said it's a nerve in his groin that's stuck?

The thing is, it's become more and more frequent and he hasn't had morning wood for some time now. Naturally, it's frustrating for us, especially because nobody seems to know what the problem is. These past weeks, he can barely get hard, and when he does and we manage to carry out intercourse, he says the feeling is rather faint and the numbness is still there.

I'm writing this for him because we're French, but if you answer and need more specific information, I'd gladly translate.

Thank you in advance for your input!
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351246 tn?1379682132
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Hi!
The symptoms can be due to an inflamed vein or lymphatic, pinched nerve, a rash, fungal infection or dermatitis. It can also be due to STD like Herpes and HPV. Sweat dermatitis is another possibility. Smoking, alcohol, and illicit drugs can also be a cause. So, he needs to cut down on these. Medical conditions such as high blood pressure, poor circulation and peripheral vascular disease, heart or thyroid conditions,  spinal cord injury, nerve damage (pudendal nerve entrapment), or neurologic disorders (such as multiple sclerosis or Parkinson's disease) can all cause erection problems. Please discuss these possibilities with your doctor. Take care!

The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history. Hence this reply to your post should only be considered as a guiding line and you must consult your doctor at the earliest for your medical problem.
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im 25 and have sever trouble keeping an erection at all latley. i too have numbness in the head of my penis. its not tingly or hot like you described but like a total absence of feeling. like its not even there. it makes it very hard to stay hard during sex because i have no feeling. im sorry this is happening to yall, but you definatly are not alone. good luck i hope u can find answers and help.
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