What Is It?
Penile curvature is called Peyronie’s Disease by medical professionals. It is caused by scar tissue within the erectile tissue that forms the shape of the penis.
Curvature is most obvious during an erection. The curvature may be so severe that penetration during intercourse is painful or impossible.
The condition occurs in men of all ages.
Symptoms of Peyronie’s Disease
Symptoms of Peyronie’s Disease aren’t consistent, varying from one patient to another. However, the following symptoms, especially in combination, indicate the presence of the disease:
How Is Peyronie’s Disease treated?
Urologists recommend no treatment unless the condition interferes with an active, healthy sex life.
Surgical options include:
Peyronie’s Disease is more common than most of us realize, and it’s a condition that can be addressed medically, through sexual counseling or surgically depending on the severity of the condition and the preferences of the patient.