, – The shape or condition of the body that is different from most people is often a sign of health problems, including the reproductive organs. In men, the odd shape of Mr P can also indicate a disease.
Mr P. may appear to be curved, either upward or sideways. It could be a symptom of Peyronie’s disease. What is that?
Peyronie’s is a disorder of the male reproductive organs that occurs due to the formation of fibrous plaque or scar tissue. Usually, scar tissue formation occurs along the trunk of the penis which will be more obvious when erect. This disease can occur in men at any age, it’s just that the risk of Peyronie is said to be greater in middle-aged men.
Until now, it is still unknown what causes the formation of scar tissue on these organs. However, bleeding from trauma or injury is believed to be one of the causes. The formation of scar tissue is also associated with genetic factors that run in families.
The bad news is, the symptoms of this disease can appear suddenly, but develop slowly. To be more vigilant, it is very important to know the symptoms of this one disorder. Anything?
1. Mr P Crooked
One of the symptoms that is quite typical of this condition is a strange shaped penis, which is bent. This condition can cause the male reproductive organs to curve up, down, to the right or to the left.
2. Plaque that feels like a lump
Peyronie caused the appearance of scar tissue or plaque under the skin layer of Mr. P. When touched, the plaque will feel like a lump or solid tissue. This disease can also cause the penis to look shorter than its original size.
3. Erectile Dysfunction
One of the effects of this disease will also be felt when Mr. P has an erection. The reason is, Peyronie’s disease can make sufferers experience problems with erections, aka erectile dysfunction , and to maintain it.
4. Pain in Mr. P
Peyronie’s disease can cause pain to appear throughout the male reproductive organs. Not only when the penis has an erection, pain can also occur even when this part is not having an erection at all.
Causes and Complications of Peyronie’s Disease in Men
It is not certain what causes Peyronie’s disease. However, some experts believe that this condition could be triggered due to an injury to the blood vessels around the penis , and occurs repeatedly.
Many activities can cause this organ to be injured, from daily activities, during exercise, to sexual intercourse. The injury that ensued triggered bleeding inside Mr. P and body reactions. One of them is the formation of scar tissue.
There are several factors that can increase the risk of this disease attacking. Starting from age, Peyronie is more at risk of attacking men over the age of 55 years, and genetic factors. This disease can also occur due to connective tissue disorders, for example, dupuytren’s contracture .
If not treated properly, this disease can lead to complications. Starting from causing stress to yourself and your partner, to the risk of impotence which can lead to the inability to have sex.
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