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Peyronie's Disease

A Bent or Abnormally Shaped Penis

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What is Peyronie's Disease?

Peyronie's Disease is caused by the formation of scar tissue or plaque buildup in the penis shaft. This forces the soft tissue of the penis to bend around the hardened spot when erect, resulting in a bent shape. The root cause of the scar tissue or plaque buildup is unknown, but it can be corrected.

Sometimes, Peyronie's Disease can cure itself (taking up to a year to heal). There are also surgical options of correction such as applying vitamin E, A or B to the damaged area, injection of steroids, taking gout medication or taking calcium blockers. However, non of these methods have been approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, which suggests corrective surgery as the best option. So please consult your medical professional before attempting such techniques.

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