Treatment Options

There are many treatment solutions for Peyronie’s disease including oral medications, topical creams and gels, injections, penile traction therapy, and surgery. Your healthcare provider will prescribe a treatment plan based on your situation and menMD will provide treatment progress updates and data driven recommendations to ensure your continuous treatment success.

  • Treatments

  • +Pros

  • oCons

  • Oral
    Medications

    • +Pills, easy to take
    • +May stabilize scarring, reduce calcification of plaque
    • +Relatively inexpensive
    • o Usually prescribed in combination with more invasive treatments
  • Topical Cream
    or Gels

    • +Easy to administer
    • +May stabilize scarring, reduce calcification of plaque
    • +Relatively inexpensive
    • o Usually prescribed in combination with more invasive treatments
  • Injection
    Therapy

    • +May stabilize scarring, reduce calcification of plaque
    • o Requires a series of injections every 1 – 6 wks. for up to 6 mos. for benefits
  • Penile Traction Therapy

    • +Helps with partial resolution of curvature
    • +No known permanent side effects
    • +More cost effective than injections & surgery
    • +Non-invasive treatment
    • o Involves wearing a device for 1 – 8 hours per day over a period of 3 – 6 months
  • Surgery

    • +Effective at full or partial resolution of curvature
    • o Oral, topical, and injection treatments may be required to stabilize the disease prior to surgery
    • o Leaves visible suture marks, temporary pain and bruising post surgery. May result in penile length reduction.
    • o Surgery is not reversible
  • Shockwaves

    • +Not recommended for PD
    • o Not recommended for PD

Treatment Options

There are many treatment solutions for Peyronie’s disease including oral medications, topical creams and gels, injections, penile traction therapy, and surgery. Your healthcare provider will prescribe a treatment plan based on your situation and menMD will provide treatment progress updates and data driven recommendations to ensure your continuous treatment success.

  • Treatments

  • +Pros

    oCons

  • Oral
    Medications

    • +Pills, easy to take
    • +May stabilize scarring, reduce calcification of plaque
    • +Relatively inexpensive
    • o Usually prescribed in combination with more invasive treatments
  • Topical Cream
    or Gels

    • +Easy to administer
    • +May stabilize scarring, reduce calcification of plaque
    • +Relatively inexpensive
    • o Usually prescribed in combination with more invasive treatments
  • Injection
    Therapy

    • +May stabilize scarring, reduce calcification of plaque
    • o Requires a series of injections every 1 – 6 wks. for up to 6 mos. for benefits
  • Penile Traction Therapy

    • +Helps with partial resolution of curvature
    • +No known permanent side effects
    • +More cost effective than injections & surgery
    • +Non-invasive treatment
    • o Involves wearing a device for 1 – 8 hours per day over a period of 3 – 6 months
  • Surgery

    • +Effective at full or partial resolution of curvature
    • o Oral, topical, and injection treatments may be required to stabilize the disease prior to surgery
    • o Leaves visible suture marks, temporary pain and bruising post surgery. May result in penile length reduction.
    • o Surgery is not reversible
  • Shockwaves

    • +Not recommended for PD
    • o Not recommended for PD