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Here’s a brief overview of Peyronie’s Disease and ED.

While a considerable number of adult males who have Peyronie's disease have satisfactory sex lives, other men find that the bend in penis and curved erection and other conditions associated with the disease find the need to seek treatment.

Peyronie’s Disease

Dupuytren’s contracture is a hand deformity that develops over years, A layer of tissue under the skin of the palm forms knots of tissue that eventually creates a thick cord that pulls one or more fingers into a bent position. Similar to Dupuytren’s contracture, Peyronie’s Disease is a condition that causes a curved erection, and penile pain, diminished size, and lessened sexual performance can result.

Treatment Options

For some men in the early stages of Peyronie’s Disease, PDE5 inhibitors like Viagra, Levitra, and Cialis have proven effective. For men with a severe case, a plication procedure will often provide relief from penile pain. A plication procedure involves the removal of abnormal scar tissue and plaque to straighten the penis.

Plaque incisions and grafting is another surgical treatment for Peyronie’s Disease, and includes. incisions made into the plaque with skin grafts insertions to increase the surface area and to correct the curvature of the penis. A plaque excision and grafting procedure may also be required in some cases, in order to remove scar tissue/plaque and replace it with skin grafts.

Acoustic wave therapy for ED: A promising New non-invasive ED treatment

Penis surgery has proven to be highly effective for treating Peyronie’s Disease and ED, and is still the recommended option for some patients. However, surgery is an invasive option that many should weigh carefully, including the recovery period.

A relatively recent alternative for the treatment of Peyronie’s Disease and ED is acoustic wave therapy, or shockwave therapy. Acoustic wave therapy has proven to be an effective ED treatment for patients with many types of physical complications such as diabetes and neurological issues. In the course of using acoustic wave therapy for ED, specialists have discovered Shockwave therapy is especially effective for the treatment of Peyronie’s Disease and may indeed become the most effective ED treatment for many.

Acoustic wave therapy for ED includes a program of six sessions over two to three weeks. Some men report improved performance even after the first session, and some patients report positive effects for up to two years.

If your ED problems result from Peyronie’s Disease, consult with specialists and see what your treatment options are.