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Ligament(?) at base of penis connecting to pelvis damage?

So about 3-4 weeks ago I was running and ran into the corner of something, the impact was just above and to the left of my penis. I had a huge knot and a bruise that has since gone away, and up until now, it was very painful to try to move my erection when I had one (it always sticks up against my abdomen) and it even hurt to push it down if it was flaccid. Now, the pain is almost entirely gone, but I notice that if I push my erection down so that my penis points straight away from my body perpendicular, on the left side, I can still feel something somewhat tight/hard on my pelvis which runs to my penis about an inch up. On the right side, it's normal, I only see where my skin meets, but on the left side, there is what looks like a curved cord (vein, ligament, muscle, idk) that sticks out more the further I push it down. It's difficult to describe, and I don't mind to take a picture and upload it if that is allowed, but I'm afraid I might have caused permanent damage to my penis and I don't have a doctor I can go to so I'm very anxious about it. I am not really sexually active, so it wasn't rough sex, and I don't masturbate roughly either when I do, so it couldn't have been caused by that. Could anyone help me understand what it is please and if it will heal so that the base of my penis and pelvis connect without this thing sticking up on the left side?
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That or it's a tendon or suspensory ligament maybe?
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It has been about 2 months now and the cord has not changed at all; upon closer inspection (I've been afraid to do this for a while, but I tried bending it as far as I could today and noticed), the cord travels the entire length of my penis, dorsal side to the left, and connects at my pelvis. It can be felt underneath the skin even flaccid if I apply pressure, and where I impacted is a larger bump along this cord. I'm really worried this will be permanent now and that I'll never have a healthy sex life...can anyone offer me any advice? I looked it up again and it looks to be about the position and straightness of the dorsal nerve, but I don't know if that is it or not.
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Sounds like the injured area is settling down.  I'd wait and see while avoiding being rough on the area for another 3-4 weeks (if your symptoms continue to lessen, I'd not worry about it).
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Also, the tight/hard spot on my pelvis is where the knot was; it used to be visible but now it has shrank to where it isn't, and the tightness on my penis itself is small, like a vein, and used to have a small spot where it felt like a very tiny ball was in it but that isn't really there anymore. I can still get and maintain an erection no problem and achieve orgasm all the same. But I have been too afraid of causing further damage to have sex.
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