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Peyronie’s disease is a problem that affects the penis and is caused due to formation of plaque in the penis. Usually, middle-aged men are affected by this disease, but younger men are also at risk.
Peyronies Disease usually occurs in middle-aged men, but curve in the penis can be present from birth or it may be caused by scarring due to an injury; it will not go away unless it is corrected with surgery.
Some measures that may help to prevent Peyronies disease include avoiding sleeping on your stomach, being cautious while having sex to prevent injury to penis, taking vitamin E supplements and using traction based penis stretchers.
Peyronies disease can be diagnosed clinically based on one's medical history, visual and physical examination.
Peyronie’s disease is usually treated for painful erections, penile deformity or difficulty with intercourse. Treatment options for Peyronies disease include patient education, medications, surgery and extracorporeal shockwave therapy.
Peyronie’s disease in most men is a self-limiting condition and the severity of its symptoms may vary from mild to severe.
Consult a doctor if you feel scar tissue (plaques) or lump under the skin of the penis, have pain in the penis, the bend or curvature of the penis appears to have changed and erectile dysfunction.
Symptoms of peyronie's disease may appear suddenly or develop gradually. Some symptoms are scar tissue on penis, erecticle problems and pain in the penis.