A young man was hospitalized after suffering a three-day erection from a sexual stimulant 'used for breeding bulls'.

According to Dailymail.co.uk, the individual, who has not been named, received urgent surgery at Specialist Hospital 270 in the US-Mexico border city of Reynosa after checking in with the persistent condition.

Peruvian newspaper La Republica reported that he took the drugs as he was planning to have sex with a 30-year-old woman.

“He was hospitalised in the Specialised Hospital 270 of the city of Reynosa”, Doctors told the newspaper.

“He had taken a sexual stimulant which he had bought in Veracruz, used by farmers in that region to invigorate bulls for insemination.”

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Reports say the sex-hungry man had travelled to Veracruz, in eastern Mexico, to purchase the stimulant used for cattle, all in a bid to enhance his performance in a marathon sexual intercourse.

Both young men and women resort to all sorts of aphrodisiacs lately to please their partners in bed, and some of them end up with life-threatening complications.