One of the things that we urologists learn very shortly after starting to treat patients is that very few of […]
The urinary system is an integral part of the body’s regulation process. Its primary function is to remove extra water and waste that the kidneys filter out of the blood and would otherwise build up in the body. A urologist is a specialist physician who can diagnose and treat problems affecting the bladder, kidney, urinary tract, and men’s health issues.
An abnormal curvature of the penis is called Peyronie’s disease. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), approximately 1% of men in the U.S. have been diagnosed with the condition, but more than 10% of men are believed to actually have it….
Peyronie’s disease is a men’s health condition in which scar tissue that has formed under the skin in the penis causes a pulling on the organ, creating a curvature during an erection. The curvature can cause pain, and the pain can lead to erectile dysfunction (ED) because it interferes with proper sensation during sex. If…
Peyronie’s disease is a condition that leads to a buildup of scar tissue at the base of the penis giving it a bent-looking shape. It is complex and has many possible causes. However, it has many types of treatment available.
Having a slight penile curvature is normal and is not itself a cause of concern. However, if you have a curved penis and you feel pain with an erection or even when you are flaccid, you might have a condition known as Peyronie’s disease.
If you’ve noticed a painful curvature building in your own, or your significant other’s penis, this could be a sign of a condition called Peyronie’s disease. A curved erection may not sound scary, but men who have Peyronie’s disease can experience trouble having sex. This often causes anxiety and discomfort, even pain in severe cases….