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What are the possible complications of penis disorders?

In many cases, penis disorders won't cause any complications if they're treated early. However, if they're left untreated, some penis disorders may lead to more serious complications. Some disorders may end up causing a man to become infertile. Other times, disorders may affect a man's sexual function, making it impossible for him to have sexual intercourse. Some disorders that start out as just an inflammatory problem may eventually require circumcision, or the surgical removal of the foreskin. More extreme cases of impaired blood flow or cancer in the penis may require a penectomy, or amputation of the penis. To avoid these potential complications, it's important to see a doctor as soon as you notice any unusual symptoms that may be caused by penis disorders.

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