January 14, 2020
It might sound totally unimaginable, but “penile fracture” is a very real thing – and it’s reportedly on the rise in the UK.
You Dont Snap Your Penis. Its Actually More Of A Burst
Record numbers of men were treated in English hospitals for fracture of the penis last year, according to The Sun, as surgeons dealt with 164 cases in 2019. The painful problem most commonly occurred in men in their 30s and 40s, and was up 38% since 2014-15, an analysis of NHS Digital figures found. For the issue to occur, force to the penis has to be very intense and may be caused by extra vigorous masturbation or, most commonly, intercourse. This includes sex positions where a partner is on top – what tends to happen is the man’s penis slips out of his partner and is “violently bent”, says the NHS.
But while you might be having visions of the penis physically snapping in half, it’s actually more like a tear or burst. There are no bones in the penis, but the tubes that fill with blood during an erection can burst. Blood then pours out of them into the penis, causing a very painful swelling.Related... 6 Things We Learned At The World's First Vagina Museum “It’s because of the sheath around the soft tissue that pops,” Dr Sara Kayat told This Morning. “It makes a physical popping noise and it becomes quite painful, excruciatingly painful in fact, and swollen.” 
Other symptoms include an instant loss of erection, dark purple bruising and problems with urinating. It’s thought some men who experience penile fracture are too embarrassed to report it to their doctor – but leaving it untreated can do more harm than good.
Gordon Muir, a consultant urologist at King’s College Hospital in London, said men might be left with a misshapen penis as a result of Peyronie’s disease, or erectile problems. Peyronie’s disease causes the penis to become curved when erect – it’s thought the condition occurs after an injury, but it can also develop without any obvious cause.How can a penis injury be prevented?Sex expert Tracey Cox previously told HuffPost UK the most dangerous sex positions for men are ‘him from behind’, ‘her on top’ and ‘missionary’.
The first position, also known as doggy style, is one of the most dangerous – especially if it’s done at the end of the bed, said Cox. “All it takes is for him to thrust enthusiastically and his partner to shift position a little and next thing, he’s fallen out and is about to hit the hard end of the bed with force.”
To stop this happening, she said men should take firm hold of their partner’s hips to ensure they stay in position. “You’re also safer doing this position on the floor rather than with something hard in front of you,” she added.
For positions where a sexual partner is on top, things can go awry if “she leans too far forward or too far back and he has a full erection”. It can bend the penis into angles that it isn’t supposed to go, said Cox.
Penis injuries can also occur from the missionary position. “[It] isn’t a position you’d normally classify as dangerous, but if he accidentally pulled out and thrust hard against a hard floor, it could cause a fracture,” she said.
“The trick to stopping penile injuries is to thrust quite shallowly, holding your partner close to you using a grinding rather than thrusting motion.”
If you do hurt your penis during sex, it’s best to get it seen to sharpish. Dr Anup Jethwa, from LloydsPharmacy, urges men with a suspected penile fracture to head to A&E straight away, as it’s likely they’ll require surgery.Related... 'Top Or Bottom? I'm Still Learning How Much It Matters In Some Gay Relationships' 'I Use An App To Track My Sex Life And Tell My Partner What I Want' 'I'm Bi And Having The Best Sex Of My Life – With Women' ‘We’ve Only Just Started Trying For A Baby, But Sex Feels Different Already’ 'My Chronic Pain That Made Sex Unbearable Disappeared When I Broke Up With My Boyfriend' 'My Wife And I Role Play – And Sometimes It Lasts For Days'
Related Stories
Latest News
Top news around the world
Coronavirus Disease

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.

Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.

Around the World

Celebrity News

> Latest News in Media

Watch It
ATL Mayoral Candidate Says T.I., Isaac Hayes III's Fake News Hurt Election Chances | TMZ
December 02, 2021
xFlFobjMkaU
Billy Porter Says Virgil Abloh Did a Lot for Diversity in Fashion | TMZ
December 02, 2021
alwkDkMVaFk
Rep. Tim Burchett Calls BS on Pentagon Heading Up UFO Research | TMZ
December 01, 2021
b6MI--aC_Yk
'Summer of Soul' Director Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson Joins Variety's Doc Dreams
November 29, 2021
DbTuXYlVQwY
Peter Jackson Reveals How He Convinced Beatles Paul and Ringo To Let Him Make 'Get Back'
November 24, 2021
K95MIzDth_A
Kevin Hart, Wesley Snipes, and Eric Newman Talk 'True Story' and Kevin's Acting Skills
November 23, 2021
PuTxxFD4tHM
Little Mix Announces Break After 2022 Tour | E! News
December 02, 2021
tEqEj55qo6s
Cardi B Announces New Gig With Playboy | E! News
December 02, 2021
Uzmd8-ro2ak
Eminem's Daughter Proves She's His No. 1 Stan | E! News
December 02, 2021
TN2YMCYByOc
Wendy Williams says she’s ‘doing fabulous’ as she leaves Miami wellness center | Page Six
December 02, 2021
8XkijpTbV48
Braunwyn Windham-Burke debuts new girlfriend Victoria Brito in Miami | Page Six
December 02, 2021
yHVFSuTCPKs
How Adam Driver Has Thirst-Trapped All of Us
December 02, 2021
hEuJwU2dlIw
TV Schedule
Late Night Show
Watch the latest shows of U.S. top comedians

Sports

Latest sport results, news, videos, interviews and comments
Latest Events
19
Nov
ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group H
Sydney FC - Shanghai SIPG
17
Nov
UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE A: Group Stage
Spain - Germany
14
Nov
UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE A: Group Stage
Germany - Ukraine
08
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
Manchester City - Liverpool
08
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
Arsenal - Aston Villa
08
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Valencia - Real Madrid
08
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
AC Milan - Verona
08
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
West Bromwich Albion - Tottenham Hotspur
08
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Bologna - Napoli
08
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Genoa - Roma
08
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Atalanta - Inter Milan
08
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Lazio - Juventus
08
Nov
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Bayer Leverkusen - Borussia Monchengladbach
08
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
Leicester City - Wolves
08
Nov
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Wolfsburg - Hoffenheim
08
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Real Valladolid - Athletic Bilbao
08
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Levante - Alaves
08
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Real Sociedad - Granada CF
08
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Torino - Crotone
08
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Getafe - Villarreal
07
Nov
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund - Bayern Munich
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
Everton - Manchester United
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
Chelsea - Sheffield United
07
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Atletico Madrid - Cadiz
07
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Barcelona - Real Betis
07
Nov
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Augsburg - Hertha Berlin
07
Nov
GERMANY: Bundesliga
Stuttgart - Eintracht Frankfurt
07
Nov
GERMANY: Bundesliga
RB Leipzig - SC Freiburg
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Rotherham - Preston NE
07
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Parma - Fiorentina
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Watford - Coventry
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Norwich City - Swansea City
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Blackburn - QPR
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Derby County - Barnsley
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Huddersfield - Luton
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Nottingham Forest - Wycombe Wanderers
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
West Ham United - Fulham
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Sheffield Wednesday - Millwall
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Brentford - Middlesbrough
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Championship
Birmingham - Bournemouth
07
Nov
SPAIN: La Liga
Sevilla - Osasuna
07
Nov
ITALY: Serie A
Benevento - Spezia
07
Nov
ENGLAND: Premier League
Crystal Palace - Leeds
04
Nov
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group stage, Group G
Ferencvaros - Juventus
04
Nov
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group stage, Group G
Barcelona - Dynamo K.
03
Nov
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group stage, Group A
Salzburg - Bayern Munich
03
Nov
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group stage, Group D
Atalanta - Liverpool
Find us on Instagram
at @feedimo to stay up to date with the latest.
Featured Video You Might Like
zWJ3MxW_HWA L1eLanNeZKg i1XRgbyUtOo -g9Qziqbif8 0vmRhiLHE2U JFCZUoa6MYE UfN5PCF5EUo 2PV55f3-UAg W3y9zuI_F64 -7qCxIccihU pQ9gcOoH9R8 g5MRDEXRk4k
Copyright © 2020 Feedimo. All Rights Reserved.