Saturday, July 28, 2007

Treating Peyronie’s - Curvatures of the Penis

Peyronie's disease causes a rare sexual dysfunction that results the penis to bend during erection. The disease is characterized by the appearance of a hard, fibrous layer of scar tissue (plaque) that usually develops under the skin, on the upper or lower side of the penis. When the penis is erect, the scar tissue pulls the affected area off at an angle and prevents the normal expansion of the penis, thus causing a curvature. Because it involves an unpleasant look of an erect penis and may impair sexual intercourse, doctors have historically classified this condition as a form of impotence, currently referred to as erectile dysfunction. The history of Peyronie's disease and its treatment is tied up with other conditions that cause erectile dysfunctions. Howeve View the rest of this article

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