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Curved Penis: Treatment, Procedure, Cost and Side Effects

What is the treatment? How is the treatment done? Who is eligible for the treatment? (When is the treatment done?) Who is not eligible for the treatment? Are there any side effects? What are the post-treatment guidelines? How long does it take to recover? What is the price of the treatment in India? Are the results of the treatment permanent?

What is the treatment?

It's quite common for a penis to bend towards its left or right during erection. But in some severe cases, a curved penis during erection can cause serious pain and can also result in disability to have sex. This is due to a condition called Peyronie's Disease which is basically a connective tissue disorder. It can occur due to severe penis injury and may also be hereditary. it mostly happens in men over 40 but can happen in younger men as well. Doctors suggest surgery only when the condition causes unbearable pain or erectile dysfunction; otherwise doctors prescribe non-surgical solutions.

Many men also have a condition called congenital penile curvature, which causes them to have slightly bent penis from birth. It's usually harmless and does not cause problems in a man's sex life as well. However, some men want to get read of this condition. Doctors typically suggest non-surgical solutions for this condition.

How is the treatment done?

Immediately after diagnosing Peyronie's disease, doctors suggest non-surgical solutions such as shockwave therapy and injecting steroids into the penis. However, if a patient does not respond to these therapies within 12 months, the doctor prescribes surgery which is the most effective way to treat Peyronie's disease. Surgical procedures are of three types, namely, Plication, Grafting and Penile Prosthesis. Plication involves putting stitches on the penis' longer side to pull the its free end to the middle. In grafting, the surgeon makes an incision on the shorter side of the penis to place a graft made of vein or tissue of small intestine. Penile prosthesis is the process of surgically implanting a prosthesis to straighten the penis.

For painless penile curvature, the best form of treatment is non-invasive traction therapy. There are many traction devices that can help a man to elongate and straighten the penis.

Who is eligible for the treatment? (When is the treatment done?)

Anyone who suffers from severe pain or erectile dysfunction due to Peyronie's disease is eligible for surgical procedures.

Who is not eligible for the treatment?

There are people, with Peyronie's disease, who respond to non-surgical therapies. They don't need surgeries. Also, people with painless penile curvature should opt for traction therapy and not surgery.

Are there any side effects?

Grafting has a 10-50% risk of impotence after surgery depending on penile circulation and a high risk of nerve injury. Penile prosthesis poses a high risk of nerve injury as well.

What are the post-treatment guidelines?

Like any other surgery, people have to abide by some rules for the penis to heal properly. Patients can resume their normal sex lives after 5-6 weeks in case of plication and penile prosthesis and after 8 weeks in case of grafting. They can return to work in day after plication, but in case of grafting and penile prosthesis, it can take them 3-4 days.

How long does it take to recover?

It takes the patients almost 5-8 weeks after surgery to heal completely. Those, with Peyronie's disease, who go for the non-surgical options, take almost a year to heal properly.

What is the price of the treatment in India?

Information not available.

Are the results of the treatment permanent?

The results of the treatment stay lifelong.

Popular Questions & Answers

Hi doc, I am 27 years old I have problem related to my sexual health I have 5.6 inch penis curved downside from center and my testis are also small in size and my testosterone levels are normal. I also have the problem of premature ejaculation I am a muslim so my circumcision is done twice in childhood and in childhood also treated with prednisolone for almost 5 to 6 years due to nephrotic syndrome. Kindly suggest me what should I do? ​waiting for your kind response.

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Agra
Penis is usually curved and size seems not to be a concern. Premature ejaculation has got no relationship with testosterone levels, you need some psychotherapy sessions and low doe medications also if needed to solve your problem.
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Sir I am 28 years old still unmarried. Ill get marry in next years .sir my penis is bend towards town. One of my frnd was telling me about bend penis. That the guys who have this type pf penis .will not be able become father because there sperm do not do directly to the overy .there sperm touches only the inner wal of there vagina hence there spem do not comes in contact so thy suffered thia problem.

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General Surgeon, Mumbai
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Respected sir Please tell that is it safe to jeliq the penis. Please tell that how to do jeliqing (both wet and dry). Currently I do dry jeliq my penis with simply pulling my penis with OK sign in fully erect position which gives immense pleasure but I have noticed that my penis is becoming slightly curved after that. Should I continue doing this or should I stop it. Please help.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Fellowship of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons (FIAGES)
General Surgeon, Meerut
Ya there is no harm in massage until and unless you are using some devices, don't know how much it gonna benefit but yes no harm in trying it.

When I am having an erection, my penis is slightly curved down from one side and from other side it looks straight! Is that a problem! Also when I am excited or talk to my partner over phone, my penis releases lubricating transparent seminal fluids even when partially erect, why does that happen?

M.D. Consultant Pathologist, CCEBDM Diabetes, PGDS Sexology USA, CCMTD Thyroid, ACDMC Heart Disease, CCMH Hypertension, ECG
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
Do kegel exercise regulalry. Also do jaqling exercise and massaging of penis with start and stop technique and squueze method. Drink plenty of water daily and eat plenty of salads. Reduce ghee/ oily food in diet.

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