A group of Minnesota urologists has filed complaints against a men’s clinic that sold injectable medication to a patient who ended up in the emergency room after having an erection for eight hours, according to reports.
The man had bought a supply of treatment for erectile dysfunction from the Minneapolis Men’s Medical Clinic in Bloomington, the Star Tribune reports, but says no one answered his call for help on May 17.
An erection lasting more than four hours is a rare side effect of erectile dysfunction medication taken orally, but more common with penile injection therapy, NBC News says. Those who experience prolonged erections are urged to contact their doctors right away because they can be painful and result in permanent damage to the penis, NBC notes.
The man, who wasn’t named, ended up going to the emergency room, where doctors used needles to drain blood clots from his penis…
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