Curved Penis

Curved penis occurs in a condition called Peyronie's disease. It occurs when fibrous scar tissues are formed in the penis due to injury during intercourse or injury for any other reason. It is not of concern until it causes pain or any discomfort during intercourse. Treatment for a curved penis depends on the degree of curvature. Medication like topical steroid application, etc., will help in the curvature of a small degree. Non-surgical options like shock-wave therapy, penile traction, etc., are available. If the degree of curvature is more surgical options like penile implants are available.

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There is a left curvature on my penis when erect. Is it normal?

Query: Hello doctor, My penis has a left curvature when erect. Is it normal, or whether I have to take any treatment? I also have red spots on my penis head, and it appears pinkish at the opening. Kindly help. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. The curvature on the penis can be corrected surgically by placating the opposite side of the curvature. There will be a little bit shortening of the penis, but it will be straight. This curvature does not p...  Read Full »

Can too much masturbation make the penis curved?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18-year-old male, and I have been masturbating for the last six months. When I did masturbate for the first time, my penis was large of about 6.5 inch size, when fully erected. Due to excessive masturbation, like about three times a day, my penis is bent down on the left side. Wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. There are multiple reasons for bent penis, which includes: Short frenulum-share a picture of the erect penis (side and below) for diagnosis. Surgical management is the cure. Phimosis-share picture of erect penis (side) and foresk...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain in the head and base of my penis, four months after an injury during intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an injury during intercourse four months ago. The injury occurred while it was 80% erect inside my partner. There was no significant bleeding. But I felt pain at the base and head of my penis. I did an ultrasound and fMRI, and it spotted an old trauma. There is pain under the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Yousef Abbas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read everything carefully and had a close look at the file you sent together with your message (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). I can see healthy erectile tissue. And the area that you are pointing to seems to be an anatomic variat...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a suitable treatment for my curved penis and painful erection.

Query: Hello doctor, My penis has a mild curve to the left. On the top left shaft under the glans, an unknown stiff body was identified in the ultrasound. While having intercourse at 80% erection, I felt slight tightness on the right side of my penis. A day later, I had potency issues for two weeks, e...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I checked your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). It is not filler related condition. Hence, we need to consider other causes. Unidentified matter can be granuloma, but it is not dangerous. Granul...  Read Full »

Is the painless downward erection of the penis dangerous?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29-year-old single male. I have a downward erection. I do not feel any pain during this. Is this normal? Kindly suggest me if it needs any treatment or medicine.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This is chordee possibly caused by Peyronie’s disease. It is usually painless once stable in your case. Usually, treatment depends on the degree of curvature: 1) No need for any treatment. 2) Injections of collagenase. 3) Shock wave. 4) Surgery. If I could h...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for the curved penis?

Query: Hello doctor,I suffered an injury during intercourse. It was a slight amount of pain but subsided. I am still able to get and maintain an erection. However, a week or two after this has happened, my penis has seemed to have 'healed' with quite a large dent in the left-hand side or underneath, as wel...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for consulting us. Yes, injury to tunica albuginea can heal with fibrosis and cause curvature. The treatment depends on the degree of curvature and fibrosis. The treatment ranges from injections of collagenases to corrective surgery. Please send me the photos ...  Read Full »

I have a downward curve on the penis with difficulty in doing sex. What is the treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a downward curve on my penis. It seems that when I am erect the raphe on the underside is keeping it from being straight. It is not painful, but it does affect my sex life. I am unable to have sex in certain sexual positions such as missionary because of the tension on the undersid...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please relax and do not worry. It would be better if you can send me the images of your penis. I think you are talking about tight frenulum. There is no conservative or medical management. I suggest that you may require frenuloplasty. It is a minor surgery and so, no...  Read Full »

Why do I have a curved penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old, and I want to ask that my penis is slightly curved downward when erected. I want my penis to be entirely straight. After urinating, I experience urine drops, which is very embarrassing for me, and some times precum without having any sexual thought.  Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for contacting us. I can understand you very well, and I am saddened by the fact that you are worried. However, I can reassure you that everything you describe is perfectly normal, especially in a young man like yourself. As to your slightly curved penis: yo...  Read Full »

Why does my penis look curved and bruised?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 99 percent sure that I have Peyronie's disease. I have ridges and a very mild bend, but I also noticed a big black and blue lump when I stretch the skin, and it is very long.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for consulting us. Peyronie’s disease is an inflammation, which leads to fibrosis of the tough deep layer of the penis, which is called tunica albuginea. It starts with inflammation and pain until it gets fibrosed stabilized and fixed, creating deformity a...  Read Full »

How to correct my downward curved penis and weak corpus spongiosum muscle to get a better erection?

Query: Hello doctor, I have downward curved penis and the corpus spongiosum muscle is not hard erect during erection.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Down curvature of the penis is called chordee (ventral chordee). It is either congenital (since birth) or acquired developed later due to stricture or trauma. It is usually accompanied by shifting of the urethral opening. I need a picture of your penis and urethral op...  Read Full »

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