January 14, 2022 – 5:50 p.m. Clock
Experts widely agree that Long Covid should not be taken lightly. A man from the United States is more likely to struggle with a short penis. At least he claims his penis has shrunk due to corona infection. Is it possible?
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No erection after infection
In July, the man was infected with the corona virus, he says in the podcast of the sex guide How To Do It. After that, he says he suffered from erection problems.
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The erectile dysfunction resolved over time after the infection, but somehow his penis just wasn’t the same. And this change has “a profound impact on my confidence in my abilities in bed”. Let’s leave that aside.
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3.8 cm just disappeared
The podcast man reports that his good piece is said to have lost around 1.5 inches – the equivalent of 3.8 cm. Uff, that’s a difficult piece. “My penis has shrunk. Before I got sick it was above average, not huge but definitely bigger than normal. Now it’s definitely below average.” The shrinking penis is due to vascular damage and according to his doctors, as he reports, it will stay that way forever.
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Can it really be?
But can a corona infection actually cause the genitals to shrink? A University College London study measured exactly. 3,400 people took part, including 200 with Long Covid. The result: a shortened penis was a rare symptom in long-term patients.
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Urologist: “Covid Dick” is a real thing”
And a urologist also believes the man from the United States. She tells the Daily Mail that the “Covid Dick” really exists. Because Dr. Ashley Winter is certain that erectile dysfunction can cause erectile tissue to shrink. However, she disagrees with the man’s doctors on one important point. She says rehabilitation practices using medication, stretching and vacuum equipment can return the length to its original size. And otherwise, in the video you can see that small penises also have big advantages. (mol)
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