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Dr. Tharun, Urologist
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Experience:  MBBS, DNB surgery, DNB Urology
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I think I may have Peyronie s disease I have a small lump

Customer Question

I think I may have Peyronie s disease I have a small lump under skin at bass off shaft and it is kinking wen erect can you help
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes I have all he can say is to se a specialist
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I am on anti depression tablets and I read that can corse it but he as never herd that
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Urology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am 44 years old
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.


Welcome to JA. I am Dr.Tharun and I will try to answer your question today.

I would like to know some information before I reply to your query.

What is your age?

Do you smoke?

Are you diabetic?

Does it hurt when you have erections?

How bad is the bend - can you perform intercourse as before?

Please let me know.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
44 years old non smoker not diabetic it doesn’t hurt
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.

Is the kinking a recent development or has it been like this for long?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Very recently
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.

Hard lump under the skin and bending of the penis usually is self-explanatory and indicates a most probable diagnosis of Peyronie's disease.

But it still needs to be confirmed by a doctor preferably a urologist.

It is a rare disease that has a lot of experimental treatments because no treatment is foolproof.

As a rule, if there is no pain and it is not hindering your sexual performance, no treatment is required.

Usually, oral medications are very less effective in Peyronie's disease. Most of the treatments are locally directed like injections into the penis and shockwaves etc. The last resort is surgery to remove the plaque.

You should see your doctor who can discuss these options and get the best available treatment for you.

If you have any doubts, please let me know.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thanks
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.

you are welcome