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The signs and symptoms of Peyronie’s disease may


hard lumps on one or more sides of the penis

pain without erection or during sexual intercourse or

during an erection

a curve in the penis either with or without an erection

In addition to producing a curved penis, Peyronies

disease may change the shape of the erection in other

ways: indentation, diameter reduction, or loss of length.


Symptoms of Peyronie’s disease range from mild to

severe. Symptoms may develop slowly or appear

quickly. In many cases, the pain decreases over time,

although the curve in the penis may remain. In milder

cases, symptoms may go away without causing a

permanent curve.

What are the consequences and evolutivity of

Peyronie’s disease?

Complications of Peyronie’s disease may include

the inability to have sexual intercourse

ED (The cause for the erectile dysfunction of

Peyronie’s disease could be a “venous leakage » , or


Strong psychological impact – especially in single men

and young men who are not in a well-established

relationship, with a lack of self-esteem and a refusal

for sexual intercourse.

Evolutivity of the painful period (not always) with

erection usually lasts 6-8 months and is known as the

inflammatory phase. This is followed by a fibrotic stage

in which the pain settles but scarring continues to

develop and the distortion of the penis continues. About

half the men who get Peyronie's disease develop

depression. Some cases are mild, healing without

treatment within a year of onset. Most cases produce at

least some degree of persistent curvature.