Are you suffering from Peyronie’s disease? Whether you’ve been diagnosed with the condition by a urologist or believe that you may have Peyronie’s disease because of the shape and feel of your penis, you’ve come to the right place.
Urology One offers relief from Peyronie’s disease with the help of our expert urologists and XIALFEX®. Continue reading about Peyronie’s disease and how to gain relief from this condition below, or request your appointment with Urology One today.
Peyronie’s disease is a noncancerous connective tissue disorder, and a rare form of erectile dysfunction (ED). Those with Peyronie’s disease have a bent or curved erect penis. The issue arises when scar tissue, called plaque, forms inside the penis, resulting in an irregular erection.
Approximately 1 in 100 men over the age of 18 have been diagnosed with Peyronie’s Disease, but researchers believe that more than 1 in 10 men may have the condition based on studies(1).
Every case of Peyronie’s disease is different. Your symptoms and their severity may differ from others who have the condition, and your symptoms may surface slowly over time or appear immediately.
Do you have Peyronie’s disease? If so, you may be experiencing one or several of the following symptoms in or around your penis:
If experiencing curving, bending, or shortening due to Peyronie’s disease, these symptoms may intensify without treatment, causing a greater negative impact on your life.
If you’re suffering from Peyronie’s disease, you’re likely living with several of the symptoms mentioned above. Two of the most common symptoms, in addition to the curving or bending you’re likely experiencing, are pain and erectile dysfunction (ED). Pain and ED can have a debilitating impact on your life.
Peyronie’s disease may result in:
With the help of your urologist, you can get a clear picture of your urological health, and learn what steps you should take to reduce or eliminate some of the symptoms of Peyronie’s disease.
If you have Peyronie’s disease, and it is causing significant plaque and a curve in your erect penis greater than 30 degrees, XIAFLEX® may work for you. XIAFLEX® is a prescription medicine used to treat men with Peyronie’s disease.
Men who received XIAFLEX® and performed gentle stretching activities reported reductions of curving in the penis, averaging 33-35%(2).
XIAFLEX® is not recommended for those under 18 years of age. To further understand the benefits and side effects of XIAFLEX®, consult with Urology One’s Peyronie’s disease experts by scheduling your appointment, and visit https://peyronies-disease.xiaflex.com/patient/.
As with most conditions, patients who act fast stand the greatest chance of receiving relief from Peyronie’s disease. When you notice the first signs of Peyronie’s disease, consult with your doctor immediately to prevent additional curving or shortening.
Urology One’s Dr. Tabet and Dr. Ochs are both experienced in treating the condition with XIAFLEX®, and can be found in the official XIAFLEX® physician finder. Your treatment will begin with a commitment-free appointment.