Can you get a hickey on your penis?
December 6, 2008 11:14 AM   Subscribe

Can you get a hickey on your penis from receiving (rough) oral sex?

I'm a gay male and received oral sex Friday morning. The guy was quite rough, with the that I've ever felt, to the point of pain. This went on for about 5 minutes before I asked him to stop and we finished up just jerking off.

About 12 ours later I was in the shower and found a roughly 1.5 inch long discolored area on the top of the shaft of my penis. It was where I remembered the suction being the strongest. It looks exactly like a hickey on someones neck, like a big blackish-blueish bruise. Its not painful to the touch.

I had a full STD check about 6 weeks ago and came back clean. Prior to the oral sex there was no discoloration.

Is it possible to get a hickey on your penis? Should I go see a DR right-away-do-not-pass-go? Is it safe to wait awhile and see if it fades like a "normal" neck hickey?

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posted by anonymous to Health & Fitness (10 answers total)
Yes. Having taken a friend to the clinic for a very similar situation, a "dickey" can definitely happen.
posted by batmonkey at 11:23 AM on December 6, 2008

Mrs gergtreble (who's a doctor) says:

"Yes it is possible due to the suction causing local capillary haemorrhaging. Just like when you get a normal neck hickey. However if you are still noticing discolouration after another 2-3days or so definately go see your Doctor."
posted by gergtreble at 11:24 AM on December 6, 2008

Yes, normal. If it doesn't fade like a hickey would, go to the doc to be on the safe side.
posted by jessamyn at 11:29 AM on December 6, 2008

Yes. No fun at all. It will pass.
posted by Inspector.Gadget at 1:11 PM on December 6, 2008

I just want to point out there is no such thing as a "full STD check."

There are diseases they just don't have a tests for. Sometimes you have to wait for the symptom.

That said, I am unaware of any hickey STDs. And I will agree with the "it will fade" camp.
posted by cjorgensen at 3:35 PM on December 6, 2008

Fuck, yeah. :)
posted by Maisie Jay at 4:46 PM on December 6, 2008

Friction sucks.
No pun intended.
posted by damiano99 at 5:46 PM on December 6, 2008

You can get a hickey anywhere on your skin (palms/soles harder to do, obviously), so of course yes.

It's a blood bruise caused by suction/biting & breaking capillaries under the skin.
posted by Elysum at 8:08 PM on December 6, 2008

[Also, just remember you ALWAYS have a right to speak up right away if something's not feeling great. Hearing direct feedback during a blowjob is very hot for the person giving it.]
posted by kalapierson at 8:35 PM on December 9, 2008

a hickey is just a bruise caused by suction, so YAH you can get them on your shwing-shwong. Watch it for a few days and make sure it is healing like a bruise. If there is any growing irritation or rashes you should see a doctor to be sure it is not actually something else.
posted by Ekidnagrrl17 at 8:54 PM on February 4, 2009

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