What Causes Priapism?

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: Besides ED medications, what can cause priapism?

Sheldon Marks, MD
Certain illnesses can also present with priapism. Sickle cell anemia and certain cancers can also cause priapism as well as certain medications. So if a man develops priapism, whether it's sexually caused or not, he needs to call his doctor and be seen right away.