Does Peyronie’s Disease Cause Premature Ejaculation?

A carrot that looks like a penis with peyronie's disease

No, Peyronie’s disease does not cause premature ejaculation. Peyronie’s is a condition in which a small plaque or a scar tissue under the skin of the penis causes the penis to curve, bend or even indent during erection.

It’s important to note that a curvature to the penis is normal. A normal curvature of less than 30 degrees is common and completely OK.

Does Peyronie’s disease cause erectile dysfunction?

Peyronie’s disease can cause erectile dysfunction which can in turn lead to premature ejaculation. This usually happens when men with ED rush to penetrate when they finally get an erection. Rushing penetration makes them ejaculate early, and over time this becomes a fixed habit.

Does Peyronie’s disease goes away on its own?

Peyronie’s disease usually does not go away on its own. The majority of men have stable curvature or progress even further over time. If left untreated, peyronie’s disease can get worse over time.

What are the causes of premature ejaculation?

Premature ejaculation can be caused or by a number of reasons:

  1. A learning behavioral problem (When a man accidently “trains” himself to ejaculate early during masturbation)
  2. Genetics
  3. Sexual Performance anxiety
  4. General stress or depression
  5. Low serotonin levels

Read this article to learn more about the causes of premature ejaculation.

Is premature ejaculation permanent?

No, most cases of premature ejaculation can be cured or significantly improved.

Read this article to learn more about curing premature ejaculation.

Medically reviewed by Oreoluwa Ogunyemi, MD.

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