Acute penile pain was a blood clot from covid-19

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Published 22 January 2022 at 15.54

Abroad. Covid-19 can cause an unusual side effect in the form of blood clots in the penis shaft, writes the New York Post.

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An Iranian suffered from severe pain from his penis in connection with a covid-19 infection and then sought treatment.

It turned out that a blood clot formed in the penis shaft that gave rise to to pain and an involuntary erection.

– Between 20 and 50 percent of patients with covid-19 show abnormal levels of coagulation during tests, says doctor Morteza Bagheri.

To reduce blood clotting, the disease is now treated with blood-thinning drugs, writes the New York Post. However, the condition is uncommon and mainly affects patients who already have another blood clot.