Urology Specialists of Ohio
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When scar tissue forms in the penis, specifically around the tunica albuginea or the tissue responsible for maintaining an erection, Peyronie’s Disease may be the culprit. Peyronie’s Disease, also called Induratio Penis Plastica (IPP) or Chronic Inflammation of the Tunica Albuginea (CITA) is a painful disorder that affects an estimated 5 percent of men.
Peyronie’s Disease can cause a host of symptoms including: pain during sexual intercourse, abnormal curvature, loss of girth, indentation, erectile dysfunction, and shortening. While this disease usually causes curvature of the penis, that’s not always the case. Sometimes, the affected penis will maintain regular curvature but the scar tissue will cause indentations or divots.
Although the root cause of Peyronie’s Disease remains unknown, some studies have found that genetics may play a role. Other causes include injuries from sports or sex.
Since Peyronie’s Disease can involve symptoms from erectile dysfunction to depression, there are a variety of treatment options for the condition. Results from these remedies have been mixed and there is still no absolute cure for the condition.
This medication is used to treat certain conditions (Dupuytren’s contracture, Peyronie’s disease) that are caused by a certain protein (collagen) in your body. Collagen is a tough and strong substance and is found in the knots/cords of the hand in Dupuytren’s contracture or plaques in the penis in Peyronie’s disease. Collagenase is a substance (enzyme) that breaks down the collagen in these knots/cords/plaques.
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Read the Medication Guide provided by your healthcare professional before each injection. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
If you are using this medication to treat Dupuytren’s contracture, the medication is injected into the tissue knot (cord) of the affected hand by your healthcare provider. Your hand will be wrapped in soft gauze after the injection. Limit hand movement and keep the hand elevated until bedtime. Do not try to straighten, curl, or move the injected finger until your doctor
Thank you for choosing our group of doctors and staff for your Urology needs. In order for us to better serve you, below is a checklist of things to know and bring to your first appointment. If you do not have the paperwork filled out prior to your appointment, please arrive 15 minutes early to complete in the office. If you do not have the paperwork filled out prior to your appointment time then your appointment will be rescheduled to another date.
Urology Specialists of Ohio has been a committed part of the Springfield community for more that 10 years, and now serves Springfield, Beavercreek, London, Xenia, and Urbana striving to improve the medical community, with excellence in all areas of urology.
Our goals are to provide state of the art medical treatment for patients with genitourinary problems. We provide this in the most compassionate and cost effective way possible. We take pride in providing excellent care with attention to detail and respect in a friendly atmosphere.
tells you it is okay to do so. Tell your doctor right away if you start to feel numbness, tingling, or a feeling of “pins and needles” in your hand during the procedure.
You must return to your doctor’s office within 1 to 3 days after the procedure. Your doctor will check your hand, try to straighten the finger if needed, and apply a splint. Wear the splint every night at bedtime as long as directed by your doctor (for up to 4 months). Do finger exercises several times a day exactly as directed. Do not do any strenuous activity with the treated hand until your doctor tells you it is okay to do so. Tell your doctor if you have trouble bending the finger after the swelling goes down or problems using your hand.
If you are still unable to straighten your finger after 4 weeks, your doctor may give a repeat injection into the same area of the hand. No more than 3 injections, each 4 weeks apart, should be given in the same area.
If you are using this medication to treat Peyronie’s disease, the medication is injected into the plaque in the penis by your healthcare provider. Each treatment cycle consists of two injections 1 to 3 days apart and a modeling (straightening) procedure 1 to 3 days after the second injection. Do not have sex between the first and second injections of a treatment cycle. Also, do not have any sexual activity for at least 2 weeks after the second injection of a treatment cycle and only after your doctor says that it is safe to do so (usually after all the pain/swelling has gone away). You might have as many as 4 treatment cycles. Each treatment cycle is about 6 weeks apart. In between cycles, follow your doctor’s instructions on straightening and stretching the penis. Tell your doctor if you have trouble stretching or straightening your penis or if new pain occurs.
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1164 E. Home Road
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