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Forum Name: Male Sexual Disorders
Question: "Curved Jelq" Treatment for a Bent Penis
|BrandonC - Sat Sep 06, 2008 2:44 pm||
I am 17 years old and my penis has a bend to the left, which is most apparent when erect. I did some research about this topic online. Compared to pictures I've seen, my penis is not the most severe case, but the curve is definitely noticable and very dissatisfying. There is never any pain in my penis but I still don't know the cause. I do not know how long it has been like this, since I only recently started noticing it. I hypothesize that maybe masturbating to the left side could have cause this. Is that possible? I do not think I was born with a curved penis but environmental stimuli is to blame.
My real question is how to fix it. I discovered a technique online called the "curved jelq". It is an exercise where the erect penis is bent back into place(straight) through repetitions. Does this method work?
|Debbie Miller, RN - Sat Oct 25, 2008 10:49 pm||
It is possible it could have been affected by the masturbation - at least some theorize that association. Obviously though it does not affect everyone who masturbates so that would cause one to question this concept out of hand. Other possible causes are normal variation and Peyronie's disease where scar tissue forms to prevent the normal even expansion. In those cases the procedure may be helpful but I can't actually verify that beyond what you have probably learned on the internet as well. You probably have nothing to lose but keep in mind, this deviation is not necessarily a liability. Every body is different and imperfect. Hopefully you don't expect physical perfection in your partner nor would she expect it of you.
If it is not causing discomfort you may learn to accept this as just part of the individual you are. It is much more common than you probably realize.
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