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Narrator V/O:
Christopher Stables is looking forward to marrying his girlfriend, Deborah. but with only weeks to go, he’s worried that an embarrassing problem could ruin their wedding night. For four frustrating years he’s experienced excrutiating pain every time he’s tried to have sex, owing to a mysterious condition afflicting his penis. Keen to find a solution, Christopher has booked an appointment with Dr Jessen.

Dr Christian:
Have a seat for me. Right, tell me what’s been going on with you.

Christopher:
Erm, I’ve had problems, er, having intercourse, er, for some time now and, um, I’ve had incredibly, er, severe pain, um, in my penis and i’ve also had bleeding from it as well, so, intercourse is out of the question, masterbation’s out of the question. It’s really hindering me, er, pleasures in life.

Dr Christian:
I want you to retract the foreskin.

Christopher:
Yeah

Dr Christian:
And show me what the problem is.

Christopher:
OK.

Dr Christian:
I can see , you know, these great fissures of raw, open tissue, which is why it’s so sore, it, I mean, it looks awful. I’m not surprised you’re totally unable to have sex. I, I don’t know how you even start. You see, if you compare it to this skin, which looks all healthy and normal, and then this is really bright red, sore. I’m sorry for you, basically, it’s a nasty condition and i think we can do something about it, and I think it’ll, in time, smarten up, tidy itself up, heal up and look a whole lot nicer and be a whole lot less painful.

Christopher:
Good.

Dr Christian:
So, what I think we’ll do is refer you off to a surgeon to have that tidied up.

Narrator O/V:
Christopher Stables is hoping his wedding night will be memorable for all the right reasons. He’s having a chemically induced erection, to see whether circumcision could be the answer to his penis problems. If you’re squemish, look away now.

Dr:
Well done. Brilliant.

Christopher:
[gasps] Ah, oh, that is very painful. That is very, very painful.

Narrator V/O:
Now, it’s just a matter of waiting to see what comes up.

Christopher:
There’s nothing happening as yet.

Dr:
We have a little progress.

Nurse:
Oh, excellent. There is definitely some erection there.

Christopher:
Oh, that’s pretty good.

Dr:
The skin isn’t tight, but then the skin isn’t the problem. And that skin isn’t tight.

Narrator V/O:
After a thorough inspection, it appears that circumcision won’t be required and that Chris’s problem is the result of a skin complaint. He’ll visit a specialist dermatologist for further tests, but in the meantime he’s been abstaining from sex and has come to show christian the results.

Dr Christian:
Tell me where we’re up to now.

Christopher:
If you were to look at it today, you would honestly say that er, probably as being close to being right as it will ever be.

Dr christian:
Gosh, we’ll that’s a difference, isn’t it.

Christopher:
Gone, as if by magic.

Dr Christian:
It’s gone. It has! It’s completely gone! when I first saw it it was wet, red, angry looking-

Christopher:
Angry looking, yep

Dr christian:
There were, sort of, cracks and fissures in it, weren’t there. I mean, it looked very painful.

Christopher:
And it had, it had been bleeding.

Dr Christian:
This is a normal penis.

christopher:
Mm.

Dr christian:
Now, completely normal. Nothing wrong with the skin. It’s, it’s almost a joy to look at now, than before, isn’t it, really. I’m wondering, if perhaps a very very simple answer to all this is that you wear condoms, because sex is quite traumatic, if you’ve got a sensitive penis, which you have, clearly, um, it’s it’s gonna really give it a hammering, it’s gonna make you suffer. Wearing a condom I think it’ll be well worth a try, in fact I a hundred percent recommend that.

Christopher:
It’s never been suggested before. Well, I’ll certainly give it a, I’ll give anything a try.

Dr Christian:
If, now, the dermatologist can sort him out, and using condoms sorts him out, then there’s light at the end of the tunnel for him and I think he’s gonna be so much more happier.

Read the video transcript

Consultation: Painful Penis

Dr Jessen treats a patient whose pleasures in life have been severely curtailed by a problem penis.

Remember that you should always check with a health professional if you have any concerns about your health.

If your child has a painful penis he may be suffering from paraphimosis, to find out more check the condition guide for parents on Embarrassing Bodies: Kids website.

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I had a pain on my penis in between the scrotum and the base after lifting heavy weight what might be the problem





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i tore my prepuce,, can timodine help to cure it





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from last 3 months i feel irritation inside my penis when urinate. than i see my urologist he reffer me for a ultrasonogram.. the report was negative. than he give me antibiotic, potassium(urokit) vitamin and sedative .. after taking medicene i feel beeter. he told me to take vitamin , sedative and urokit for 2 months. i already took these medicine for 1 month. but still now i feel slight irritarion when urinate and light pain inside my penis.. what should i do.. please any help ...





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I've got a bruise on the inside of my penis at the top and for the last four days I've not been able to maintain a full erection and when I do get one it burn like hell wat can I do about this





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why my penis pains on the penis glance head? not contin a contin uusaully sleeping time to take medicne this time ok





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Am having pain under my penis since 5years ago





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There are penis health cremes available that treat all sorts of minor skin irritations down there. These cremes are made just for the penis and are really effective. Check 'em out fellas.





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I have blood in my urine for two times . but their after blood comes stop . next I mastrubate . and a pain realise by me n it . my all blood urine reports are normal . but the pain was quite unbearlbe . plz tell me what the problem I have





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sir i am have pain in after handshake and right side ball pain..i feel very tired. .what kind of pblm??..is a big problem? ?





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After the sex I got the pain in my penis I can not control it when I gone to toilate then after 30 -40 I feel relax . Can u say why this will be happen Plz give me a any solution My age is 23





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