Resident Corner: Dermlife and resident burnout. Zenginkinet is from the Department of Pathology. A year-old man presented to the outpatient clinic with reddish brown lesions on the penis of 5 months' duration.
To get an erection, nerves signal a man's body to store blood in the vessels inside the corpora cavernosa. As blood fills the chambers, the spongy tissue expands and the penis stiffens and gets longer. During ejaculation, semen which contains sperm cells and fluids flows through the urethra and out of the body through the meatus.
During sexual arousal, the penis can take on a reddish, almost purple color because of the increased blood flow to its blood vessels and glands. But there are other potentially serious reasons why your penis might turn a different color. The causes of penile discoloration can range from a zipper-inflicted bruise to penile cancer, a rare condition that represents less than 1 percent of cancers in U.
Expectedly, and being something that had to do with sex, some other persons present added their voice to it, each providing their own reasons, which range from laughable to ridiculous. Regardless of nationality and skin colour, it has been observed that human genitals; the male sexual organ, female sexual organ, nipples and the areola, which is the circular area surrounding the nipple, are darker in colour than other parts of the skin. Even though the different colouration does not symbolise danger, a consultant gynaecologist, Dr.
Andrew Siegel. As multifunctional as a Swiss Army knife, it allows him to stand to urinate an undervalued capabilityrises and firms to the occasion to allow for sexual penetration, and ejaculates genetic material—the means to perpetuate the species. A marvel of hydraulic engineering, within nanoseconds of sexual stimulation it is uniquely capable of increasing its blood flow 50 times over baseline, transforming its shape and size.
By Lisa Ryan For Dailymail. Have you ever wondered why your genitals are darker than the rest of your body? Regardless of race, a person's penis and nipples, areolas and labia are naturally a shade or two deeper in color than their skin.
Penile cancer often causes symptoms at an early stage. Most often the first sign of penile cancer is a change in the skin of the penis. This can happen on the head glans of the penis or on the foreskin in uncircumcised men. It can also occur on the shaft.
Should I be concerned, and what should I do different? I'm It is very common for the skin on the penis and the scrotum to be darker than the surrounding skin or the skin on the rest of the body.