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Penis Numbness Symptoms, Causes & Statistics

Understand your penis numbness symptoms, including 3 causes & common questions.

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3 Possible Penis Numbness Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced penis numbness. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Cauda equina syndrome (rapid-onset)

Although leg pain is common and usually goes away without surgery, cauda equina syndrome, a rare disorder affecting the bundle of nerve roots (cauda equina) at the lower (lumbar) end of the spinal cord, is a surgical emergency.

Rarity: Ultra rare

Top Symptoms: lower back pain, back pain that shoots to the butt, back pain that shoots down the leg, leg weakness, thigh numbness

Urgency: Emergency medical service

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Cauda equina syndrome (slow-onset)

Although leg pain is common and usually goes away without surgery, cauda equina syndrome, a rare disorder affecting the bundle of nerve roots (cauda equina) at the lower (lumbar) end of the spinal cord, is a surgical emergency.

Rarity: Ultra rare

Top Symptoms: lower back pain, back pain that shoots to the butt, back pain that shoots down the leg, leg weakness, thigh numbness

Urgency: Hospital emergency room

Lower back (sacral vertebral) fracture

A sacral stress fracture is a small break in the sacrum. The sacrum is a large triangular bone at base of the spine. The sacrum connects to the pelvis.

Rarity: Rare

Top Symptoms: lower back pain, back pain that shoots to the butt, back pain that shoots down the leg, severe back pain, lower back pain from an injury

Symptoms that always occur with lower back (sacral vertebral) fracture: lower back pain from an injury

Urgency: Primary care doctor

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Penis Numbness Symptom Checker Statistics

People who have experienced penis numbness have also experienced:

  • 10% Testicle Numbness
  • 7% Impotence
  • 5% Penis Pain

People who have experienced penis numbness were most often matched with:

  • 41% Cauda Equina Syndrome (Rapid-Onset)
  • 35% Cauda Equina Syndrome (Slow-Onset)
  • 23% Lower Back (Sacral Vertebral) Fracture

People who have experienced penis numbness had symptoms persist for:

  • 33% Over a month
  • 29% Less than a day
  • 25% Less than a week

Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.