A Thorough Guide to Penis Diseases: A Primer

Peyronie’s disease

The effects of this disease are numerous. A curved penis is mainly associated with impotence. Men suffering from Peyronie’s disease have, in addition to a very noticeable curve in the penis, painful erections and pains in the penis. The curved area loses its elasticity and cannot be controlled like the healthy parts of the penis. When the penis is erect, it leans towards the affected part, causing intense pain.

Peyronie’s disease occurs mainly in 55-year-old men.

According to this penile report, men of all ages around the world suffer from curved penile diseases. Peyronie’s disease is considered a very difficult disease to treat.

Buerger’s disease

Buerger’s disease includes inflammation and clotting of medium and small arteries and veins. Often this condition happens in the extremities: hands and feet. However, there are cases of Buerger’s disease in the penis and/or scrotum.

When a man has Buerger syndrome, swelling of the affected veins and arteries walls occur narrowing both the veins and arteries. With the instrument size reduced, the available space to drain the blood is less, this decreases blood flow (and the rate at which blood circulates). Over time, this can result in an absolute blockage of the vessel, which means that nothing past the vessel receives any blood other than this blood clot. Without blood, the tissue does not receive oxygen, which eventually leads to the death of the tissues. In extreme cases, gangrene can arise, this leads to amputation. Blockage of the penis or scrotum puts a person in the risks total or partial amputation of his most sensitive parts.

Men are more likely to have Buerger’s disease, usually between 20 and 40 years.

Hypospadias

Hypospadias is a penis disorder. Normal boys have a urethra opening at the tip of the penis but those suffering hypospadias are characterized by having an opening situated at the shaft of their penis. This condition requires surgical treatment especially if it causes a urination problem.

Surgical needs to be performed prior to children getting to the school age bracket. Surgery comprises of formulating a tube to elongate the urethra to the tip of the penis. The original hole requires to be left in its normal position. This is because after surgery the urethra is able to bypass it. Penis comprises of two holes and only one should function.

Priapism

Priapism is a persistent or painful involuntary erection that can last for hours and days and is not associated with sexual stimulation. It can happen at any age, and there is a real sudden position where there is a risk of impotence. Infection or trauma leads to primary priapism. Secondary causes include sickle cell anemia, spinal cord injury and stroke.

Phimosis

Phimosis consists of tubular form. This seems normal and healthy in infants but infrequently will advance into adulthood. In adults, the phimosis contains a thin frame of skin tissue that faces the inner foreskin, that reduces the opening of the foreskin. Adult phimosis refers to a thin shape of skin tissue positioned towards the head of the inner foreskin and it reduces the foreskin opening. The treatment of this disorder is through circumcision.