Priapism: Types, Causes and Diagnoses

September 3, 2022 by zhmcadmin0

Priapism Treatment at ZAIB Hospital

There are many hospitals in Lahore which treat priapism but ZAIB Hospital in Lahore is one of the best hospital from them. ZAIB Hospital have Chinese Specialist doctors who treat male sex disorders.

What is priapism?

Erections can’t occur without legitimate blood stream. Regularly when a man gets excited, the arteries in his pelvis and penis unwind and grow, conveying more blood to elastic tissues in the penis.

In the meantime, the valves in the veins close, catching blood in the region and bringing on an erection. After the fervor closes, the vein valves open, the blood streams out, and the penis come back to its typical state.

Blood stream that is not ordinary can bring about priapism, an erection that goes on for over 4 hours, is typically agonizing, and may happen without sexual excitement.
It happens in all the age groups of the man.


Low-stream or ischemic priapism:

This sort happens when blood gets caught in the erection chambers. More often than not, there’s no unmistakable cause, yet it might influence men with sickle-cell sickness, leukemia (malignancy of the blood), or jungle fever. In the event that you don’t escape, it can prompt to scarring and lasting erectile brokenness (ED).

High-stream or non-ischemic priapism:

This sort is more uncommon than low-stream and is normally less difficult. It frequently happens when harm to the penis or the range between the scrotum and butt, called the perineum, bursts a supply route, which keeps blood in the penis from moving regularly.

What Causes Priapism?

Sicle sign enemia : Scientists think about 42% of men with sickle cell anemia will get priapism at some point.


The misuse and addiction of the certain drugs cause the priapism in many men.  Priapism is caused by certain drugs  include the depression treatmentrazozone HCL ( desyrel), or chlorpromazine(Thorazine), which is used for ome nervous disorders .It is also a fact that those drugs which used for the treatment of the erectile dysfunction also cause priapism.
Other causes include:
·         An injury to the spinal cord or genital area
·         Black widow spider bat and scorpion stings
·         Poisoning caused by carbon monoxide.
·         Marijuana and cocaine addiction.
In some rare cases, cancer can cause the priapism because it affects the penis and prevent blood flow in and out of the tissues.

Getting a Diagnosis:

The treatment of a disease depends upon the diagnosis done by the physicians. Hence the diagnosis of the disease is very important. If you have any symptom of the priapism then visits your doctor for the treatment. You should explain your physician that:
·         How long you have had the  penile erection
·         How long your penile  erections usually last
·         Any drugs which is either  legal or illegal usage
·         If the problem happened after an injury

Your doctor will examine your medical history and he will do a complete physical exam to access out what’s reason behind your problem. He will examine your GIT and belly for any signs of cancer. You may also need to see a urologist for more screening tests, including:
Blood tests
·         Doppled ultrasound test
·         An X-ray called an arteriogram that detects a dye your doctor injects into an artery.

For more details related to priapism:
Priapism Male Penis Disorder

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