What can be called the worst medical nightmare of a human actually happened to a 32-year-old man from New York. Comedian Ross Asdourian thought he broke his penis and was taken to hospital after he had just "burst".
"I think that all people know in their depths that this is possible, and I will go a step further and say that most men have probably been scared of where they may have bent a bit, including me." said Asdourian CNN.
He met an old friend in a bar and took her back to his apartment. "We basically approached the finish line … and I came out, and when I went back, it pushed back and basically it just popped," he said.
He had corpus cavernosum or penile fracture. It is a tear in the tunica albuginea ̵
When this happens, you need to go to the hospital as soon as possible and need surgery. It is a serious injury and the following symptoms may be signs of fracture, audible pops or pops, severe pain after injury, sudden loss of erection, bowed penis, dark bruises over the injured area, severe urination, bowed penis and blood leakage from the penis.
It can happen due to sudden trauma or bending of the penis, rupture of erectile tissue under the tunica Albuginea can also break. The fracture can also injure the urethra – the canal in the penis through which the urine flows.
Common causes of penile fracture or corpus cavernosum are severe bending of the penis during intercourse, traumatic masturbation, accident or mishap
Penic fracture may result from injury during any position during intercourse, certain practices increase the likelihood. According to Healthline, the position of the woman during intercourse increases the risk. It could also be when someone tries to enlarge or smooth his penis and drain an unwanted erection.
If you suspect a fracture, it is best to go to the doctor as soon as possible. It can leave the penis permanently damaged. It can cause difficulties and cause erectile dysfunction (ED).
It might require surgery, use stitches to close the tear in the tunica albuginea. The main goal of treatment is to restore or maintain the ability to have erections and urinary tract.