I was days away from having my penis amputated after it suddenly became swollen
MANY people try to go to the bathroom one last time before starting work or before bed.
But when one man went to the bathroom before his shift started, he was told his penis was twice the size it used to be.
John, 24, said his todger continued to swell and keep getting bigger.
Appearing on new show This Came Out of Me, John has revealed his harrowing ordeal.
As soon as he noticed the swelling, he drove to his nearest emergency room in Odessa, Texas, and said while he was driving he panicked.
“I could feel it steadily getting bigger and bigger. When I got here it was almost twice as big, it just kept growing. That’s when I knew they had to do something!”
John said the stress of the situation prompted him to send a picture of his swollen privates to his parents.
Upon his arrival at the hospital, he was placed in the safe hands of emergency physician Dr. Nilang Patel, who said he risked amputation if he hadn’t arrived on time.
dr Patel explained: “It would have pinched and cut off the blood supply to the tip of the penis, which would lead to gangrene, which means dead tissue.
“And that dead tissue would have allowed bacteria to multiply and potentially have a very sick infection to the point where we might have needed an amputation.”
John wasn’t sure how he got a swollen penis, but the most common causes are an allergic reaction, an injury from sexual intercourse, poor hygiene, a piercing, or an infection.
On examination, John said he hadn’t had sex in two weeks, and the medical team concluded his enlarged limb was not due to an STI.
Doctors then prepared John for a penile drain to reduce the swelling.
But due to the severe pain John was in, he was struggling to stay still, which meant Dr. Patel had to give him anti-anxiety medication to calm him down.
After relaxing a bit, Dr. Patel John’s groin with a local anesthetic to relive the pressure around the penis.
He then had to inject John lidocaine and an anesthetic so he didn’t feel any pain during the procedure.
But the moment the needle touched John’s skin, he spasmed and screamed.
When he had calmed down, Dr. Patel with a hypodermic needle in small holes to drain the excess fluid.
Much fluid was then removed from John’s genitals, with fluid spurting out.
After some time, John’s penis began to look like his normal self again as the excess fluid was slowly drained.
Once enough fluid had been drained, Dr. Patel that the rest of the liquid would clear itself and John would need to see his specialist.
John was pleased to see that his penis had returned to normal.
“I freaked out, and then they bring a big needle to stick in you.
“It’s not a fun experience, but like I said, this doctor is a great guy. I would definitely recommend him for all penis treatments,” he said.
John appeared on This Came Out of Me which airs weekly on Quest Red from 10pm on Tuesday 3rd May. You can also stream it on Discovery+.
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