A cut is usually nothing to worry about. Read on to learn more about what can cause a cut on your penis, how these causes are treated, when you should see a doctor, and how to prevent penis cuts. Penile skin is thin and prone to getting rubbed raw from physical or sexual activity. Penile skin is also somewhat loose whether the penis is flaccid or erect. The skin can get pulled back and forth in your pants or during thrusting in sexual intercourse, potentially tearing the skin. During sex, anywhere on your penis can get cut from friction created by movement within the vagina, anus, or mouth. The most delicate areas are more likely to get cut, such as the frenulum, a small, thin strip of skin that connects the bottom of the penis head, or glans, to the shaft.
Hypospadias pronounced hype-oh-spay-dee-us is a birth defect in boys where the opening of the urethra the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body is not located at the tip of the penis. Click here to view a larger image. Hypospadias is a birth defect in boys in which the opening of the urethra is not located at the tip of the penis.
When in the act of intercourse I heard a 'twang' and felt a lot of pain at the tip of my penis. I instantly found that the membrane of skin linked between the shaft of the penis and the base of the head had snapped and this caused slight bleeding. After cleaning the area, the pain stopped. Is this an important part and should I go to the doctor? The cut is clean and there is no tearing to the foreskin.