What is Peyronie’s Disease?

man hiding his facePeyronie’s Disease is a disease of the penis, which causes a plaque inside the penis, which may sometimes be painful, and can cause curvature of the penis. Peyronie’s Disease can at times be devastating to a man, and his partner, as it may even hamper his ability to have sexual intercourse.

How is Peyronie’s Disease treated?

Typically, the initial 12-18 months of the start of a Peyronie’s plaque, the condition is dynamic. Sometimes, the symptoms resolve on their own. Occasionally, there is some improvement, followed by a worsening of the curvature, and pain, and even the hardness of the plaque. Potaba is the only medication that has been shown some efficacy in some men. The next option is the inject the Peyronie’s Disease plaque with different medications, which has some efficacy in some men, and about a third improve. surgery for Peyronie’s Disease is also an option. There are several options for patients to have their Peyronie’s Disease corrected. Dr. Ebrahimi, an expert laparoscopic and robotically fellowship trained urologist practicing in Glendale CA, recommends a consultation with a urologist to determine the best route of treatment for a man who has Peyronie’s Disease.

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