Peyronie’s Disease – Penile Curvature

Peyronie's disease Bent PenisPeyronie’s Disease, or Peyronies syndrome is a severe curvature of the penis that occurs during an erection.

Penile curvature, or a bend in the penis is not overly common but does effect approximately 1% (one in every hunddred) of the male population worldwide.

Peyronie’s suffers often avoid seeking treatment because of the obvious embarrassment factor and so this figure may be much higher.

Although penile curvature has afflicated men since the begining of time it was only coined Peyronie’s disease in the mid 17th century.

An Italian Physicain named Francois de la Peyronie was the first to document the condition.

Are All Penile Curvatures Symptomatic Of Peyronie’s Disease

Peyronie’s best discribes a severe almost angular bend – a slight curve is not neccessarily Peyronie’s disease.

A large percentage of the male population are thought have a slight curvature to the penile shaft.

What Are The Causes And Symptoms Of Peyronie’s Disease

What causes a curve in the penisPeyronie’s is not a hereditary defect from birth, it is usually acquired and effects men approaching middleage.

Although a male can be born with a slight curve in the penis this is not normally Peyronie’s disease.

The causes can be quite varied – possible factors could include a small scar or injury that forms inside of the penis, which gradually transforms into a hard lump, or plaque.

A thickened area under the skin is usually formed in the soft spongy erectile tissue.

In some cases, symptoms may appear overnight, while in others it may take several months.

Ageing increases the risk as a general reduction in elasticity of the body’s tissues increases the chances of injury.

If the damaged area is slow to heal, the plaque undergoes fibrosis, or formation of tough fibrous tissue, and even calcification (formation of calcium deposits) resulting in a long-term problem.

What Can Be Done To Treat Peyronie’s Disease

Nowadays, a severe curvature of the penis, Peyronie’s or otherwise, is not a condition that has to be suffered indefinately, there are treatments available; some drastic and not to be recommended and some not so drastic that require simple application or vitamins.

Corrective Penile Surgery

Surgery should be a last resort treatment and only for conditions that are extremely severe.

The succes rate for penile surgery is not encouraging and often a patient can leave surgery with additional complications.

It is estimated that over 50% of men who have had corrective surgery on their most valued asset have not been fully satisfied with the results.

There are many instances where the sufferer has lost sensitivity in their penis and many other cases where impotency has been a direct result of surgery.

Permenant damage is high risk factor. Surgery is not recommended. More about Penis Surgery

Penis Traction Device

A penis traction device  is the most commonly used non evasive method for starightening any kind of penile curvature or bend in the penis.

A traction or stretching device exercises the penis and surrounding penis tissue allowing blood to flow more evenly into the corpora cavernosa.

can a penis traction device cure Peyronie's diseasePenis traction devices are extremely affordable, discreet and simple to use.

The success rate for correcting a bend or curve is approximately 70%.

There is no need to suffer the discomfort, embarrassment and pyschological issues that a penile curvature can cause.

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