I have PD and I have a suction device I've been using with little recommendation regarding usage technique from my urologist.
What is your suggestion regarding this device? If it's recommended that I continue to use it, how often and for how long each time? Is this included in your book about treatment recommendations?
Ralph 68 years old
Cape Coral, Fl
My first thought is that I would take a very dim view of a doctor who prescribes a type of treatment to you but does not tell you how to use it. This does not indicate that the doctor is working very hard to help you, and this is not good. If this urologist does not extend time and effort to you in this small and basic way, what about other areas of your treatment?
The suction device you mention is a Vacuum Erection Device or VED, or as some men call it, a vacuum pump. Some men report help and other men report no help from use of a VED. Many men use a VED because it is reported to increase the size of the penis, and injure themselves with it. I learn from many of these men that their PD started with the use of a VED. For this reason I am against men who already have Peyronie's disease to use it as a form of Peyronies treatment. There is too much ease and opportunity to injure the delicate tissue that is already injured by using one of these devices. For more information see Peyronie's disease treatment with vacuum pump (VED). TRH