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My penis, when hard, seems to be broken. It has an indented

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My penis, when hard, seems to be broken. It has an indented band around the circumference; and at that band, it bends to the left, and acts, when I move it around with my hand, like it is broken there. Very worried. I am 63. thank you.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 11 months ago.

The condition you have is likely Peyronie's disease which is due to scar tissue formation on the penis. This is due to microtrauma to the penis over the years that you may or may not have recognized. Unfortunately, there's not much they can be done to regain the length. However, the curvature can be treated with medications such as trental to try to help dissolve the scar tissue. If the medications don't work and your curvature is so bad that it prevents you from having intercourse, then you may need surgery to straighten the penis out assuming that you can get an erection with the aid of medications such as Viagra or Cialis. If you cannot get any erections and your penis is curved, then the only way to solve this problem is to have a penile implant placed into the penis by your urologist. You need to see a urologist to discuss all your treatment options for this disease. Hope this helps and please let me know if you have questions.