This official figure is double the amount recorded in 2007, and experts believe they know why.
The huge increase in permanently stiff todgers is believed to be caused by a rising number of men taking drugs before romps, reports The Sun.
By taking the likes of cocaine, crystal meth and cannabis while boozing, fellas are then unable to rise to the occasion.
When they are rushed into hospital, doctors have to drain their penises to stop scarring and impotence.
Dr Geoff Hackett, former chief of the British Society of Sexual Medicine, said the condition is called priapism.
He said: “The risk as a result of Viagra alone is almost non–existent.
“But as the drug’s become cheaper, there is a chance people are more likely to exceed the recommended dose.”
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