I appear to have an unusual form of PD. I was diagnosed by my Urologist as having PD at the base of the penis near the scrotum. I do not have deformity or bend, but I do have a soft end to the penis. Why is this occurring?

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Dr. Levine answers: Peyronie’s disease is frequently associated with erectile dysfunction. Most of the time it will be a generalized reduction in rigidity, but sometimes it can be associated with what is known as “distal softening.” This can involve the area beyond scar or just the glans. The mechanism is not clearly understood, but there is increasing evidence to suggest that there may be actual infiltration of scar tissue into the vascular tissue of the penis, which prevents filling in that area resulting in the distal softening. Further investigation in this field is ongoing. If your erections are suboptimal, use of a PDE-5 inhibitor would be in order.

Previous I am a 45 year old man. I have had Peyronie’s disease for about a year and a half. It bothers me more than I can express. The glans is smaller now and it is embarrassing in daylight. I know it must sound trivial, given the true horrors in the world, but making love is one of the things I was really good at. Can you help me?
Next I do not know if I should see an urologist. I have erection problems. I still get nighttime and morning erections. However, I have trouble during intercourse. My erection points straight down. If I pull it to stand up, there is tension.
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