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I have pain when I have errection.

Posted 23 Dec 2022 at 10:03

I do get pains around the middle of my penis when I have an erection and my penis is slightly bent at the top to the right recently. The hard the erection the more pain I got. I had external radiation one year and six months ago and still receive hormone injections.

Posted 23 Dec 2022 at 10:53
Sounds like you may be developing peyronie's disease (curvature of the penis) - speak to your GP and ask for a referral to andrology clinic (if one exists in your area).

Do you use a vacuum pump or injections such as caverject?

"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards." Soren Kierkegaard

Posted 23 Dec 2022 at 14:00

Peyronie's Disease is not uncommon when on hormone therapy, thought to be due to lack of erections, but can also be caused by scarring at injection sites with Caverject, Invicorp, Viridal. Started happening to me due to hormone therapy although not painful, and a urologist friend advised more use of pump. A month of 2x15mins per day fixed it.

Your case may be different because the pain suggests the formation of plaques (scar tissue), which you might be able to feel when soft. I didn't have that. I don't know if the pump strategy is also appropriate in that case. You want to get seen ASAP because there are some medications which can be tried to stop it getting worse, but it's not trivial to repair.

If you have the SOMAerect pump, there are some additional tubes available to put inside it for correcting Peyronie's (which you should be able to get on the NHS), although I don't have those. You can buy the pump with them as the SOMAcorrect. Again, it may depend on why it's happening if that's a good idea or not.

There is some thought that Vitamin E may be useful, but not universal agreement.
Efficacy of vitamin E in the conservative treatment of Peyronie's disease: legend or reality? A controlled study of 70 cases

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