Plaques form on the tunica albuginea, the flexible tissue that surrounds other tissue that fills with blood during an erection.
Bleeding and infection are common complications.
Some researchers believe that the plaques associated with Peyronie’s disease result from a minor injury that doesn’t heal properly. More scar tissue than usual forms at the wound site.
It depends on the situation. For conditions like penile cancer, surgery may be the only treatment option.
There are a number of conditions that can require surgery, such as:
The idea of penile surgery may make a man uncomfortable, but this type of surgery is actually quite routine.