Urology Expert Forum
peyronies disease therepy
About This Forum:

Questions in the Urology forum are answered by medical professionals at Healthcare Magic. Topics covered include benign prostate disease, penis curvature, cystisis, kidney stones, pediatric urology, prostate, sexual dysfunction, urinary tract infections (UTI), and urological cancers.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Blank Blank

peyronies disease therepy

I am 33 and since I was about 20 I noticed a curviture of the penis. It becomes painful when errect and even in my sleep when normal errections occur I wake up in pain and my errection disappears. I never gets to maximum anymore.
What treatments do you recommend and  about how much shortening of the penis occurs with surgery? Is 400 units of vitamin E 3 times a day effective? Im willing to try anything safe and effective.
Related Discussions
233190_tn?1278553401
There are several non-surgical treatments for Peyronie's disease.

Vitamin E as well as para-aminobenzoate tablets can be considered for several months.

Medications like a calcium channel blocker or collagenase can also be considered.

Steroids can be injected into the plaque.  A procedure known as
iontophoresis can also be used to administer steroids.  

If these options are not helpful, surgery can then be considered.

These options can be discussed with your urologist.

Followup with your personal physician is essential.

This answer is not intended as and does not substitute for medical advice - the information presented is for patient education only. Please see your personal physician for further evaluation of your individual case.

Kevin, M.D.
http://www.straightfromthedoc.com
1 Comment
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
0
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank