Injury to those nerves can interfere with the sensations of sexual contact. The vas deferens is between the epididymis and the urethra and connects these together. How is perineal injury evaluated? The glans is the tip of the penis, while the shaft is the main part of the penis and contains the tube urethra that drains the bladder. The perineum lies just below a sheet of muscles called the pelvic floor muscles. It is held in place by ligaments that are attached to other organs and the pelvic bones. Health care providers evaluate perineal injury based on the circumstances and severity of the injury.
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Overview of the Male Anatomy
Archives of Sexual Behavior ; 28 2: In males, the perineum is the area between the anus and the scrotum. Damage to the pelvic floor muscles can cause bladder and bowel control problems. A long tube that is located near each testicle. Injury to those nerves can block or interfere with the signals, causing the bladder to squeeze at the wrong time or not to squeeze at all. This straining creates internal pressure that squeezes the perineum and can damage the perineal blood vessels and nerves. Injury to those nerves can interfere with the sensations of sexual contact.