Penis pain may have an impact on the base, shaft and head of the penis. It may also affect the foreskin of the penis. Sometimes the pain is accompanied by sensations such as burning, throbbing or itching, and it may be caused either by injury or due to some diseases. Males of any age may experience penis pain. Some of the causes behind penis pain are STDs, Sickle cell anemia, infection in the prosthesis, Prostatitis bladder stones, urinary tract infection, Priapism, balanitis, Peyronie’s Disease, penile cancer, Reiter's syndrome or infection in the hair follicles.
HOW IS PENIS PAIN DIAGNOSED?
According to some studies, penis pain is more common in men above the age of 50.