Priapism is a prolonged erection of the penis. The unwanted, persistent erection isn't caused by sexual stimulation or arousal, and priapism is usually painful. "Priapism symptoms may vary depending on the type of priapism. There are two main types: ischemic and non-ischemic priapism. Ischemic priapism Ischemic, also called low-flow, priapism is the result of blood not being able to leave the penis. Non-ischemic priapism Non-ischemic or high-flow, priapism occurs when too much blood flows into the penis.
Appropriate treatment of priapism varies, depending on whether the patient has low-flow or high-flow priapism. Most priapism cases are the low-flow ischemic type. The potential medical in the treatment deserve special attention. This treatment usually begins with a combination of draining blood from the penis and using medications. Aspiration After your penis is numbed with local anesthetic, excess blood is drained from it, using a small needle and syringe. According to the recent survey reports 1035 new cases are been identified.