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The typical symptoms of painful erections and

curvature, angulation or deformity of the shaft are

usually enough for a doctor to suspect that you have

the disease. A urologist can usually feel the plaque in

the penis with or without an erection to confirm the

diagnose Peyronie’s disease. The deformation could be

assessed by photographs taken at home

or after an intracavernous injection


Lifestyle Changes

It is a portential benefit to reduce the chance of ED

associated with Peyronie’s disease by

quitting smoking

reducing alcohol consumption

exercising regularly

avoiding illegal drugs

How can Peyronie’s disease be prevented?

Researchers do not know how to prevent Peyronie’s


Do I need any tests for Peyronie's disease?

In most cases it is not necessary to do any other tests

but, occasionally, you may be asked to undergo a type

of scan called a duplex ultrasound which shows up the

blood circulation of the penis after an intrac-cavernous

injection and allows to take photgraphs. Sometimes, an

MRI could be done to evaluatethe evolutivity, especially

in young men and when the pain is durable

What is the prognosis for Peyronie's disease?

One research study found that only 13 out of a 100

men got better without treatment. Of the rest, half had

mild but continuing symptoms, the other half got

increasing amounts of pain and/or curvature of the

penis. With treatment, the situation can often be

improved. However, more research is needed to

investigate the effect of the various available

treatments on prognosis.