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What is peyronie disease and how can it be cured?

What is peyronie disease and how can it be cured?

Penis curvature: Due to a fibrous band on one side of the glans penis - see a urologist. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Witten
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Peyronie Disease (Definition)

Peyronie's disease is a scar occurring in the covering of the corpus cavernosum in the penis. It may cause penile curvature and pain on erection. It is thought to occur secondary to trauma to the penis during intercourse and micro hemorrhages within the covering ...Read more


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Pentox (trental) has been recommended as an off-treatment for Peyronie's disease. What is the methodology of this working to cure or help peyronies??

Multiple questions: You have submitted an incredible number of questions and this is my 3rd response to you. you must stop submitting repeat questions and proceed immediately to see a urologist. I will submit to all HealthTap physicians to flag your questions as repetative and abusive. You seem obsessed withPeyronie's and you need an expert evaluation,not submitting repeat questions. Call now. ...Read more

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What is the safest medicine name for peyronies disease?

What is the safest medicine name for peyronies disease?

Some injections: Non-surgical treatments for peyronie's include: waiting (as some penises improve without treatment), or injections of medications such as verapamil or interferon (medications that can decrease the collagen fibrous material in the plaque). An experienced urologist can evaluate to be sure peyronie's is cause of the curvature, and then he may recommend non-surgical treatments as a first step. ...Read more

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hi,i want to know if peyronies disease is common in men at age 20. How often is it seen when i look around on health tap they say its unusual?

hi,i  want to know if peyronies disease is common in men at age 20. How often is it seen when i look around on health tap they say its unusual?

Not "uncommon".: The answer is that it's not common or uncommon with a 1-5% incidence. Regardless of population risk, if you have it then it's a concern for you. You should be evaluated by a physician qualified to make the diagnosis. Current treatment options are limited, but for some men it resolves on its own. Consider a HealthTap Concierge visit if you would like personalized advice for your concern. ...Read more

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Hello, i want to know if peyronies disease is common in men at age 20. How often is it seen when i look around on health tap they say its unusual

Hello, i want to know if peyronies disease is common in men at age 20. How often is it seen when i look around on health tap they say its unusual

See below.: Please consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peyronies-disease/basics/definition/CON-20028765 ...Read more

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Hello i need to know how likely it is to have peyronies disease at 20. I know everyone can get it but i also know it happens more often to 40-60.rare?

Hello i need to know how likely it is to have peyronies disease at 20. I know everyone can get it but i also know it happens more often to 40-60.rare?

Variable: I found this article very helpful when reviewing your question. After reviewing it - if you still have great concerns or feel you are having symptoms consistent with Peyronies I would make and appointment with a Urologist. Good luck! http://www.peyronies.org/ ...Read more

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What is the likelyhood of developing peyronies disease when a person has had a cystoscopy performed?

What is the likelyhood of developing peyronies disease when a person has had a cystoscopy performed?

Not from cystoscopy: No reason why person should. Most urologists believe that peyronies is caused by micro-fractures of the erectile penile rods )corora cavernosa). This most frequently occurs during sex with man lying on his back with parner on top. ...Read more

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On cialis medication leaflet it states, "take in caution if you have peyronies disease". What does that mean?

On cialis medication leaflet it states, "take in caution if you have peyronies disease".  What does that mean?

Just what it: says. Peyronie's disease is penile erection and engorgement that will not go away. It can lead to necrosis of penis. If you have it, you should probably not take this med. ...Read more

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I had a radical retropubic prostatectomy about 4 years ago and now have developed peyronies disease. Could there be a link between them?

I had a radical retropubic prostatectomy about 4 years ago and now have developed peyronies disease. Could there be a link between them?

Peyronies: 4 years after the surgery, it is unlikely that the new onset of peyronies disease is related. The only exception i can imagine is if you are using tri-mix injections for ed, scars may have formed at repeated injection sites. ...Read more

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Could a 14 yr old get peyronies disease?

Could a 14 yr old get peyronies disease?

Peyronie's disease: Yes it is possible. See a pediatric urologist fior help ...Read more

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Docs, could a 14 year old get peyronies disease?

Docs, could a 14 year old get peyronies disease?

Peyronie's disease: Peyronie!s disease is extremely rare in a 14 year old. You may had a trauma to your penis which is responsible for its misshape. see a urologist for help ...Read more

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Are there any new treatment options for peyronies disease?

Are there any new treatment options for peyronies disease?

Not really: No. There is no gold standard available for the nonsurgical treatment. There is still a great need for further investigation of to make clear recommendations. Multimodal therapy is still best approach. Various nonsurgical modalities have been examined with mix results all around. Severe penile deformity, narrowing or deviation that impedes intercourse should consider surgery (disease stable >3 mo. ...Read more

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Can peyronies disease cause dupuytrens contractures?

Can peyronies disease cause dupuytrens contractures?

Dupuytrens, Peyronie: and Ledderhose are all fibromatosis of the fascial layer. They are related but one does not cause the other. If one has a significant amount of genes for the trait then those that have locations outside the hand and have knuckle pads have a usually more aggressive the in the hand. WRT to your real question NO one can't transfer it by contact from one body area to another or to another person . ...Read more

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How could I treat my peyronie disease? Thanks!

Peyronie's Disease: is a curvature of the erect penis. It can be painful to self or a partner. First, please see your doc for an official diagnosis. He/she may suggest surgery if it is severe enough. Natural approaches include supplements like Carnitine and Coenzyme Q 10. Here's a link to a few more from WebMD http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/condition-1474-Peyronie%27s+disease.aspx?diseaseid=1474&diseasename=Peyronie%27s+disease ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: peyronie disease?

What is the definition or description of: peyronie disease?

Plaque in penis: Peyronie's disease is a scar occurring in the covering of the corpus cavernosum in the penis. It may cause penile curvature and pain on erection. It is thought to occur secondary to trauma to the penis during intercourse and micro hemorrhages within the covering of the erectile bodies. ...Read more

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Are there treatments for peyronie disease?

Are there treatments for peyronie disease?

No way: When minor can be helped or corrected in some with oral potaba, in others with surgery, but never with a penile pump or any home remedies. Best to consult with a urologist. ...Read more

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Are there any treatments for peyronie disease?

Are there any treatments for peyronie disease?

Yes.: Peyronie's disease is scarring of the tunica albicans of the penile shaft. It is inflammatory and is analagous to dupuytren's contracture of the palmar fascia if the hand. Steroid injections may help, and there is surgery in the background. The fda has approved a "collagenolytic enzyme" for the hand and it has been used successfully for peyronie's without a formal indication. ...Read more

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Heard that if you have peyronies disease you could also have dupuytrens contractures. Does peyronies disease cause this?

No: Both peyronie's disease and dupuytren's contracture are contractile issues with regard to fascia of the penis or palm respectively. They are both components of dupuytrens diathesis but one does not cause the other. ...Read more

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