Peyronie's Disease

What is Peyronie's Disease? Peyronie's disease is where plaques (segments of flat scar tissue) form under the skin of the penis. These plaques can cause the penis to bend or become indented during erections. The plaques can often be felt through the skin, and can also be painful. How Does the Penis Normally Work? Male Reproductive System Medical Illustration Copyright © 2015 Nucleus Medical ...

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Did You Know? Peyronie's Disease

Peyronie's disease, also known as penile curvature, causes a man's penis to curve or bend. The disease was named after a French surgeon named Francois Gigot de la Peyronie who described the condition in 1743. About 6% of men between 40 and 70 years of age are thought to be affected by the disease. However, the true percentage may be higher because men are often too embarrassed to seek out help. P...


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Get the Facts about Peyronie's Disease

The Urology Care Foundation is getting the word out about Peyronie's Disease. Talking to your doctor (as soon as you can) is crucial if you think you have it. As a starting point for learning about this disease, view 3 of our free educational resources: Peyronie's Disease: What You Should Know (fact sheet) The Peyronie's Disease Video The Peyronie's Disease Infographic More Facts about Peyronie...

3 New Resources for Peyronie's Disease Education

Peyronie's Disease occurs when scar tissue, called plaque, forms under the skin of the penis. Most often, this plaque builds up, leading to curved erections, which can be painful. In some cases of this disease it is difficult or even impossible to have sex. Many times, men who have symptoms choose not to seek help. They might be embarrassed or do not understand what is happening. Seek help right a...

Get the Facts about Peyronie's Disease

Speak up if you are having symptoms of Peyronie's Disease. Talk to your doctor and start your journey to recovery as soon as possible. View video here

Ep. 23 Get the Facts about Peyronie's Disease with Dr. Arthur Burnett

It's vital to speak up if you are having symptoms of Peyronie's Disease. In this interview with Dr. Burnett of Johns Hopkins Medicine, we discuss the symptoms, causes and treatment options for Peyronie's Disease. Learn more by visiting our Peyronie's Disease article.

My Side: Living with Peyronie's Disease

Becoming President of the Association of Peyronie's Disease Advocates was not something I planned. Actually, I'm a master plumber and contractor by trade. Ten years ago, I started noticing the symptoms of Peyronie's disease. I tried doing Internet research, but I found there wasn't much information out there. I went to see my primary care provider, who referred me to a urologist, Dr. Joel Kauffman...

Six Peyronie’s Disease Signs That You Shouldn’t Ignore

Peyronie's disease occurs when scar tissue called plaques form under the skin of the penis. These plaques can build up and lead to curved erections. These erections can be painful. Peyronie's disease can cause stress, anxiety and depression in men. Some studies show over half of men diagnosed with Peyronie's will suffer with depression. If not diagnosed early, the disease can cause problems with e...

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