Yes, You Can Break Your Penis. And This Is The Most Common Way It Happens

Yes, You Can Break Your Penis. And This Is The Most Common Way It Happens

While erections are sometimes referred to as “boners,” the truth of the matter is that there aren't actually any bones in the human penis. Some animals do have penile bones, though. For instance, male walruses can have penis bones up to two feet in length! In fact, they are so big that they were supposedly once used as war clubs by Native Alaskans--but I digress. Returning to the human penis, you may be surprised to learn that, despite the absence of bones, it's still very much possible to “fracture” an erection. Here's what we know about "broken" penises.

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Is It Possible To "Fracture" An Erection?

Despite the fact that erections are often referred to as “boners,” there are no actual bones in the human penis. Of course, some animals have penile bones, including walruses, which can be up to two feet long and were supposedly once used as war clubs by Native Alaskans—but that’s a story for another day. Today we’re talking about the human penis and whether it is possible to “fracture” an erection even though there are no actual bones to break. The answer is (disturbingly enough) yes.

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