Peyronie's disease

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What is Peyronie's disease?

Peyronie's disease is the development of abnormal scar tissue, inside the penis; when erect, it is usually bent and may be painful.

Common symptoms reported by people with Peyronie's disease

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Peyronie's disease

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(ARG Matrix)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Peyronie's disease (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Trental)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Peyronie's disease (1)

Data from patients with Peyronie's disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Peyronie's disease

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(ARG Matrix)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Peyronie's disease (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Trental)
Perceived effectiveness
for Peyronie's disease (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Peyronie's disease (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Peyronie's disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Peyronie's disease on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 6
30s 6
40s 13
50s 24
60s 25
70+ 8
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 11
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 86
Female 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 28
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from Peyronie's disease patients who have completed their condition history
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