Man gets hospitalized after injecting penis with silicone

A 30-year-old man in the Mekong delta province of Ca Mau had been taken to the Can Tho General Hospital as he reportedly injected silicone into his penis after being told that it could enlarge his penis.

Can Tho General hospital (Photo: SGGP)
Can Tho General hospital (Photo: SGGP)

The hospital yesterday said it saved his penis from the incident.

The man said he injected liquid silicone seven years ago following his friends’ advice that injection of the subcutaneous tissues of the penis helps enlarging penile girth.

However, lately, he has felt pain and could have sexual activities. The patient was admitted to the hospital on October ? 12 with a swollen penis

Luckily, his surgery was successful.

Doctors warned people not to inject the substance into penis as it can cause serious complications even death.