Are Blue Balls Real? They are definitely real but you are not going to die from It, Buddy, it is not that serious.
But is it actually a thing? For centuries, men have been weeping over the scourge of blue balls —We have a complicated answer to the question.
It's definitely something that people without balls have a lot of questions about but this probably isn't news to anyone who's experienced it firsthand. Is it real? Why does it happen? What is turning blue? WHY ARE YOU COMPLAINING SO MUCH?
More info regarding the subject was provided by Dr Abraham Morgentaler and the issues were referred to him to get the relevant answers. We spoke about the details with him. The testicular pain that happens after prolonged sexual stimulation without ejaculation is what the term blue balls refers to.
A build-up of blood flow or other fluids is what is actually happening in the testicles is sometimes referred to as vasocongestion. It is not really a fancy medical term for this, says Morgentaler.
Here's WHY it happens:
They also make other fluid to help propel the sperm through the various tubes, says Morgentaler in addition to the testicles producing testosterone and sperm. With more stimulation, there is more blood flow to the genital region, including the testicles. It builds up and builds pressure, he says, the fluid wants to get somewhere, but without there being that release. It causes the insides to stretch as they get engorged, and that what hurts, when they get really filled up or congested. They also make other fluid to help propel the sperm through the various tubes, says Morgentaler, the testicles produce testosterone and sperm, but with more stimulation, there's more blood flow to the genital region, including the testicles. Without there being that release, it builds up and builds pressure the fluid wants to get somewhere, but," he says but when they get really filled up or congested, it causes the insides to stretch as they get engorged, and that's what hurts.
But they don't actually turn blue.
It refers more to the sensation with the name probably than the colour. Being bruised says Morgentaler is the experience that is to be suffered. Sensitivity and tenderness it has that kind to be taken care of. Any noticeable swelling may not be experienced, but the engorgement happening inside the testicles is what it is causing all that pain.
The engorgement happening inside the testicles is what's causing all that pain, most men won't even experience any noticeable swelling, but it is usually relieved by ejaculating.
The term "blue balls" has been used as a euphemism for general sexual frustration since the dawn of time, and men have used this term.
You know it's not just an excuse to get off if you've ever felt some pain down there — or even noticed your testicles turning a darker shade —. Blue balls actually affect you physically, too and it hurts, Blue balls can be something that.
But is "blue balls" actually real? And for that matter, is it harmful?
The answers: a) yeah, kinda; and b) nope. Let's investigate.
So is blue balls real or what?
It's not going to do any long-term damage blue balls" is a relatively common phenomenon. Let's get one thing clear right off the bat: You might be uncomfortable for a few minutes (or even hours) if you're having sex and your orgasm is interrupted. The whole extent of it is pretty that much and nothing more. That said, there's not a whole lot science available on blue balls, to begin with. A 14-year-old boy who ended up in the ER with severe scrotal pain after "messing around" with his girlfriend without ejaculating, we dug up one case report published in the journal Pediatrics back in 2000, which detailed the incident. What was responsible for causing the pain the scientists admitted they weren't quite sure.
In emergency medicine, urology textbooks, and medical libraries, the scientists were unable to find any mention or reference to "blue balls." That's because, after reviewing the available literature (Might I suggest variations of the phrase, scientists? "Violet testicles"? "Periwinkle package"? Haven't any of these people ever used Google?)
What actually causes blue balls?
The most common hypothesis is that the flow of blood to your penis and scrotum is affected. When you're aroused, pressure builds up and, if not released, there is a problem. Associate professor of urology Darius Paduch, M.D at Weill Cornell Medical College says, when it comes to a dull ache in your balls pressure on your testicles that causes this minor pain, explains. Some of the oxygen in your blood to be absorbed by the tissue in your genitals, there's also some evidence that a prolonged erection can cause this. These instances can leave the blood with a blue-ish hue This can, says urologist Richard K. Lee, M.D., also of Weill Cornell.
But Dr Lee says this usually only happens when there's some type of blockage.
"Erectile dysfunction drugs or blood flow-constricting devices like a penis ring could cause this, but it's not likely to occur naturally," he adds. Your balls likely won't actually become blue, you might just experience some mild discomfort unless you've been using Cialis or a new sex toy in the bedroom,
Is there a cure for blue balls?
It's called ejaculating, and it's awesome and every teenage boy knows exactly what it is.
Only having an orgasm can relieve this pressure, Paduch says. (Note that he does not say "partnered" orgasm. Go be a man and find a bathroom stall and a wad of Kleenex and take care of it yourself if you want to finish, and your partner isn't on board for whatever reason. There is nothing that your partner owes you and this way you have achieved your relief.
You can apply ice or very cold water (hello, cold showers!) or work out can help relieve the pressure on your choice. There isn't a ton of research to support that, but some people have suggested that. So for now, just stick to the old-fashioned way.