A plastic surgery addict claims a botched nose job has left him with a painful and permanent erection.

The 45-year-old reality TV star,  Neven Ciganovic, said he flew to Iran to have an operation to fix his crooked nose but began to suffer long-lasting erections after he returned home to the Serbian capital, Belgrade.

The Croatian stylist said: “I was in Iran for rhinoplasty for the documentary film that Channel 4 is filming covering my life.

“We did not record the surgery but only the consultation sessions with the doctor.

“They gave me general anaesthesia and I reacted badly to it.”

According to, Neven said during his plastic surgery doctors diagnosed him with the rare condition, priapism, a condition where men suffer painful erection that lasts for several hours.

It’s not necessarily related to sexual stimulation or excitement and won’t disappear after orgasm. If the erection lasts longer than four hours, it’s deemed a medical emergency.

Permanent damage can be caused if it is not treated quickly, and can result in a man being unable to get an erection in future.

The condition happens when blood rushes to the penis and is unable to flow out.

Anything that affects the nervous system can trigger priapism.

In some cases recreational drugs such as cocaine, ecstasy, crystal meth and cannabis have also been found to trigger the nasty condition.

The reality star recovered in hospital, but said doctors there refused to give him painkillers despite him being in agony.

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