Nonsurgical Treatment

I have had Peyronie’s disease for 1 year and 10 months and just went through Intron A injections every 2 weeks for 3 months. I have not seen any change. The Peyronie’s specialist wants to do a second wave of injections. If this did not work at all, do you think it is wise to go through a second injection battery?

In my opinion when a man goes through an injection therapy with verapamil or Intron A, and there is no visible benefit of the erect deformity of the penis following a course of 6 injections, then further injection is unlikely to result in any substantial benefit. Recently

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Is it possible that injecting human growth factor into the affected area of plaque would break down this fibrous tissue? Given that as a side effect for heart patients who have been administered this, had fibrous or fibrotic tissue broken down.

There has been no study of human growth hormone (hGH) in Peyronie’s disease. I am unaware of the ability of hGH to dissolve collagen or scar. In all of the medical conferences that I have attended in the past decade that have included Peyronie’s disease research presentations,

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Is it safe to take L-arginine and low dose daily Cialis (2.5 or 5mg) at the same time? How long do you recommend I taking L-arginine? Is the recommended dose of L-arginine 1000mg twice a day or is it 500mg twice a day?

With respect to the L-arginine, the recommended dosing has been 1000 mg twice per day, but this is not based on any type of well-controlled trial. There are no reports of taking Cialis with L-arginine causing low blood pressure, but this is a possible side effect.

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In November 2004, I noticed a small bending to the left of the penis. I am currently taking vitamin E 600 units daily and I rub hydrocortisone 2% on the penis every morning. Do you think that the bending will get worse or will it stop?

It may be that you have an early form of Peyronie’s disease, which is either spontaneously recovering which occurs in less than 10% of cases, or may be responding to the oral and topical medicines that you are using. Unfortunately, there is very little evidence that vitamin

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