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What is peyronie's?

What is peyronie's?

Here is...: It's a sexually disabling penile condition resulting from local scar-like tissue hardening in the thick confinements (tunica albuginea) of corpora cavernosa, leading to pain in some and penile curvature at erection for all. Usually, happens to middle aged with mean age at 53, but possible in younger or older. Its cause is idiopathic (unknown), though maybe coexisting with dupuytren's of palms. ...Read more

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What is peyronie's disease?

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What is peyronie's disease?

Here are some ...: It's a sexually disabling penile condition resulting from local scar-like tissue hardening in the thick confinements (tunica albuginea) of corpora cavernosa, leading to pain in some and penile curvature at erection for all. Usually, happens to middle aged with mean age at 53, but possible in younger or older. Its cause is idiopathic (unknown), though maybe coexisting with Dupuytren's of palms. ...Read more

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What causes peyronie's disease?

What causes peyronie's disease?

Unknown?: It's a sexually disabling penile condition resulting from local scar-like tissue hardening in the thick confinements (tunica albuginea) of corpora cavernosa, leading to pain in some and penile curvature at erection for all. Usually, happens to middle aged with mean age at 53, but possible in younger or older. Its cause is idiopathic (unknown), though maybe coexisting with dupuytren's of palms. ...Read more

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Is peyronie's disease reversable?

May be...: Note: life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification, ; continuation from inception to eternity. So, it's worthwhile to know its natural history: spontaneous regression in 6-50%; but in an 8-yr study showing 40% unchanged but aging, 40% worsening in sexual function and curvature plus aging, and a few, getting better in curvature. So, it's highly polymorphic in its course, rx, ... ...Read more

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Is peyronie's disease hereditary?

No, ....: No, thus far, no such a suspicion is confirmed. But considering life as a one-way street of accumulation, modification, ; continuation from inception to eternity. It's would be irrelevant, either hereditary or not. More real life? To http://formefirst.Com/ebloglist.Html. ...Read more

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How is peyronie's disease treated?

How is peyronie's disease treated?

Conservatively: The initial treatment for peyronie's is conservative management to include vitamin E and avoidance of further trauma to the penis. If ths fails, there are other medications that can be used. If all medications fail, then surgery is the last resort. This includes removing the scar with a possible graft to the penis to correct the agulation and bending of the penis. ...Read more

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What is done with peyronie's disease?

Here are...: It's a sexually disabling penile condition resulting from local scar-like tissue hardening in the thick confinements (tunica albuginea) of corpora cavernosa, leading to pain in some and penile curvature at erection for all. Usually, happens to middle aged with mean age at 53, but possible in younger or older. Its cause is idiopathic (unknown), though maybe coexisting with dupuytren's of palms. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose peyronie's disease?

How do you diagnose peyronie's disease?

Here...: A good hx suggests its presence, and careful manual palpation on flaccid penis reveals its site; size of the offending plaque. And its DX arrives. ...Read more

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What can you do about peyronie's disease?

Here are some...: Care for Peyronie's disease is to relieve pain if any and to preserve penile erection for coitus if possible; of course, the decision on medical necessity and professional possibility has to correlate with the stage of the disease. So, seek professional evaluation & counseling so to begin reasonable Rx & care possibly including drug use - oral or topical, open surgery with plaque excision with... ...Read more

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Please tell me what to do about peyronie's disease?

Please tell me what to do about peyronie's disease?

Here are some...: Though few patients with peyronie's may also have hx of dupuytren's contracture of palms or of sex-related injury, the causes for most are either being unknown or uncertain, so, real rx is "uncertain" also, ranging from counseling for its related reality, using vit e/potaba, topical injection of..., etc. But, only xiaflex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) is fda proved, but very expensive. Detail about its rx, see/ask urologist. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting peyronie's disease?

What are the chances of getting peyronie's disease?

Unlikely: Unless you sustain penile damage which can occur most commonly when you are lying on your back during sex & your partner is on top. ...Read more

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I've searched abt peyronie's disease.I don't have bulges/abnormalities.I feel bent due to its placement tothe leftside in underwer for long time.Pls..

See answer : Though many men have a mild degree of curvature of the penis with full erection and which is normal, peyronie's disease is the most common (1-20% men >age 40) cause of an "abnormal" curvature and may or may not be associated with discomfort or a palpable "lump". Congenital chordee (present since birth) a much less common cause. Given your age of 21, recommend you see a urologist to DX and advise. ...Read more

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Is dent in erection always peyronie's?

Is dent in erection always peyronie's?

Peyronies: If there is an abnormal appearance to an erection, a urologist should be consulted. A photo of the abnormality may help the urologist make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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How is ED caused by Peyronie's disease?

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How is ED caused by Peyronie's disease?

Here are...: Thus far, what we've known is as follows: The "scar formation" - Peyronie's plaque - interferes the proper shut-off of venous flow to maintain and sustain the high blood pressure inside corpora cavernosa as penile arteries inflow for erection. Besides, at age goes, many affected men may have some dysfunction of local vessels and nerves for regulating erection so ED ensues. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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How could I treat my peyronie disease? Thanks!

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 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

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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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Does Peyronie's disease plaque always have to be on the top of shaft even if the damaged area is on the right?

Does Peyronie's disease plaque always have to be on the top of shaft even if the damaged area is on the right?

On the same side ...: Although the location of the plaque of Peyronie's disease is more commonly on the dorsal (top) aspect of the penis, it can be at any location of corpora cavernosa (the paired sponge body chiefly responsible for erection) and restricts the expansion and extension of these corporeal body resulting in penile curvature at erection. So, the side of paque is the same as the penile curvature points to. ...Read more