Pain in the Penis in Men with Peyronie’s Disease: Treatment in NYC
Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a board-certified urologist in NYC who specializes in treating men with Peyronie’s disease. He is experienced in caring for men with Peyronie’s disease using non-invasive non-surgical as well as surgical treatment methods including penile plication, penile prosthesis and plaque excision with grafting. If you have Peyronie’s disease and have penile pain, we would be pleased to help.
Penile Pain is a Common Symptom in Men with Peyronie’s Disease Especially During Early Stages of Disease.
Pain in the penis caused by Peyronie’s disease may be challenging to treat. A number of treatment options are available. Medications such as Potaba, pentoxifylline, as well as intralesional injection of verapamil , have been shown to be beneficial in men with penile pain.
Medications such as Cialis and Viagra may also be helpful.
Penile traction devices appear to also help with resolution of penile pain and may be beneficial when combined with manual penile remodeling.
Studies show that low-energy shockwave therapy can also help with resolution of pain associated with Peyronie’s disease but do not help with curvature.
Best Options for Treatment of Penile Pain from Peyronie’s
Medications such as Cialis and Viagra have also been shown to be beneficial in men who experienced penile pain and have Peyronie’s disease as well as erectile dysfunction. At New York Urology Specialists, we have found these medications to be very effective for many men.
Potaba (Potassium para-aminobenzoate) can also be used for tthe reatment of penile pain. Shockwave therapy of the penis can also be used to treat penile pain caused by Peyronie’s disease.
Specific treatment for Peyronie’s disease alleviates penile pain as it helps with ra esolution of the underlying process. Our patients often feel improvement or resolution of penile pain symptoms within a few weeks to 2 months after initiation of therapy.
Pain in the penis should not be ignored. Pain is an early sign of Peyronie’s disease. Early treatment of Peyronie’s disease can prevent it from getting more severe and can prevent such unpleasant side effects as penile shortening from Peyronie’s
What Else Can Cause Pain in the Penis?
Peyronie’s disease is one of many causes of pain in the penis. Other conditions that may cause pain in the penis are:
- Penile fracture
- Penile hematoma
- Frenulum breve
- Enlarged prostate
- Voiding dysfunction (urinary problems)
Treatment of pain in the penis caused by other problems is individualized for each patient.
Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a board certified urologist in NYC who specializes in treating men with Peyronie’s disease.