In fact, these veins are important. After blood flows to the penis to give you an erection, the veins along your penis take blood back to the heart. Some people have veins that are more visible than others.
Jump to content. Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Male genital problems and injuries can occur fairly easily since the scrotum and penis are not protected by bones.
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Sclerosing lymphangitisalso known as lymphangiosclerosis or sclerotic lymphangitis,  is a skin condition characterized by a cordlike structure encircling the coronal sulcus of the penisor running the length of the shaft, that has been attributed to trauma during vigorous sexual play. Nonvenereal sclerosing lymphangitis is a rare penile lesion consisting of a minimally tender, indurated cord involving the coronal sulcus and occasionally adjacent distal penile skin. The condition involvie the hardening of a lymph vessel connected to a vein in the penis.
This hardened area stops the penis from stretching normally during an erection, and can affect its size and shape when erect. In severe cases, the hardened area can include the muscle and arteries of the penis, leading to problems with erections. It usually develops over time, but sometimes appears very quickly.
The foreskin of the penis and the glans penis the cone-shaped end of the penis can be inflamed. Men who develop balanoposthitis have an increased chance of later developing phimosis or paraphimosis problems related to the foreskin and penile cancer. Inflammation of the penis can be caused by infections, such as yeast infections, sexually transmitted diseases STDsand scabies.
Back to Health A to Z. Most people with superficial thrombophlebitis are otherwise well. There should not be any foul discharge or abscess, and it's normally just lumps under the skin rather than swelling of the whole calf.
One of the veins around the 'collar' of my circumcised penis seems to have become much more prominent and seems slightly swollen. This followed a period of 'vigorous sexual activity'. In a similar case discussed on your website, you said: 'If this were the case, the lump would either be as a result of bruising and swelling in the muscle and soft tissues, or a hardening of one the veins due to inflammation or blockage. In both these situations, the pain and swelling subside with time, although the lump may not disappear completely, gradually becoming smaller.