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    Arthrogryposis

    Arthrogryposis is a descriptive term to describe a congenital condition that causes curved joints in several areas of the body at birth. Read more →

    hi. i'm 28 years old. I have a bit curved penis since I was 20. Its curved from base of penis and the penis is also a bit curvy. I cannot try different sexual positions like women on top and others because my penis cannot be that much hard and it bends. What can I do to make it normal? Thank you.





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    One of the causes of curvature of the penis is a build-up of plaque under the skin. This can be removed surgically, but one of the problems with this approach is that it doesn't address the problem of the plaque build-up in the first place. In other words, you will have a nice straight penis for a while, but then as the plaque begins to build-up again, it will slowly begin to curve again. If you choose to have this surgically corrected (and confirm that plaque build-up is the cause in your particular case), be sure to also discuss the long-term outlook. I'm sure you won't want to be having this surgery every couple of years for the rest of your sexually active life.

    I just found out my neck and back pain is because I have a curved spine. It's curved at the lower back so it's not noticeable but the pain is constant. I was seeing a chiropractor but my friends are saying I should be seeing a physio not a chiropractor. Can you tell me what's my best option.





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    My finger nails have gone from being strong, dull shine, slightly curved nails(when looking at finger tips with nails on top) to nails which are very soft and breakable, very shiny at the ends and curved so much that they look as though they have been pinched by pliers. My diet has not changed and there is nothing significant, as far as I can recall, that would cause this. . . .please help. Carla.





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    hi, i am 23 years old and i have penis curved towards left.i do not have any pain during erection.i do have a good body and also some time have masterbated thrice a night and have n't noticed any pain.it curved little but i am worried about having sex with girl will it affect my sexual life and if it does how to straighten it.does the surgical procedure affect the erection?





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    A small curve in penis is normal everyone's is different Trust me. Unless you can't have sex or in pain don't worry we can't all look like a pornstar. If u still think u may have peneroyes see your gp but it will probably be a natural curve that most men have.

    I had CT scan on the top of my spine because of the pain i was getting , they said i have spong Osteoarthritis because it is curved at the top of my neck. But the pain i get in my shoulder blade is like shape stabbing pain and someone is pulling the nerve which makes it very tight and painful .is this pain caused by my spine curved or is it trapped nerve...?





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    Can ET also cause pain in the joints? I got diagnosed last year with essential tremor, and i noticed I get pain in my joints before the shakes come, but as i am taking propranlol to stop the pain i am just getting the pain..is this normal? Also using a raised mouse on the computer is hurting my hand. could this be due to ET





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    Im 19 and i have chronic back ache, it feels like its compressing and the only way to relieve this is to turn my upper body as far round as i can until my spine clicks , this has extended to my neck also, the compressing feeling until i click the joints, the majority of my joints click. what can i do?





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    well you may wont to see a doctor sometimes this comes with periods but i would go and tell your doctor and let him check it out

    Hi I am 24 year old. Since I started puberty my breasts have always been low down. They have never been pert and my nipples rest on my stomach. I look like an 80 year old. It makes me feel very self conscious. I can't wear any tops without wearing a nra. I have a problem with ligaments around my joints (they are loose and my joints are prone to dislocating,) and I was wondering if this might be the problem with my breasts and if there was anything I could do about them. Thanks x





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    Toni,... joints are the issue?? which joints?? I cant see how it would effect, but I not a medical person, and you could be on to something here as for reasoning... Go and see a Doctor, find one you are comfortable with and discuss this issue.. You are young 24 and you don't want to waste anymore of you life worrying about this.. Tops without bra's,you ask Toni?, that is a hard ask of any woman that is over a size a/b cup ... Toni, they have tape you can use to perk up your breasts under clothing, allot of the fashion industry people use it... You should go to a GP, this at least will give you information, options, direction and feeling of well being as you feel you are doing something positive about yourself.. You wont get things done or fixed in life, that goes with all issues, if you just leave it inside your mind/head.. No windows there, sunshine cant get in.. take care.. :)

    im 14 and my penis is a bit curved i don't know if its Peyronie's Disease.. is it normal for your penis to be a bit curved and not have Peyronie's Disease plz tell me.





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    If your penis is just slightly curved this is perfectly normal, as some of the pictures on the penis gallery show! However if you are still worried, or if it is causing you any pain what-so-ever, go to your GP or local "family planning" clinic. Generally if the penis can be slightly "made" to point straight with your hand while erect, it is natural - as are some slightly curved penises. Also do remember a curved penis does not always require treatment regardless of its nature of it is simple slightly bent!

    Daniel, as you will hear many times from many people who visit this site, curvature of the penis is perfectly normal. My own curves slightly to the right and up!

    how can i straight my curved penis?? i am 24





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    Depending on which way it curves, you may need medical intervention. Being female I don't know much about members, but I do know left or right is not so good. I have seen numerous men on Embarrassing Bodies have surgery to correct crooked members.

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    Articles like these r not completely true. I have this disability as well and no, the joints r not curved they r called contractures.





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    I don't know if there's a surgery to correct that but I wouldn't worry about it. A curved penis is a good thing! Have you seen curved sex toys? There is a reason for them. A curved penis hits the G spot perfectly! Since your's bends down your partner would do well in the backward cowgirl position. You're fine, don't change anything!

    A few days before my periods I get severe flu like symptoms. Aching knee joints writs joints and ankle joints. I also have a sore throte and sneeze a lot. I am a long distance runner and cannot hardly walk a few days before my period, so this really gets in the way of my sport each month. Why is this?





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    My ex-boyfriend had a curved penis and it gave me multiple g-spot orgasms every time. It was amazing. I wish all men had curved penises!





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    hi I am female 68 and have nodules on both my first and second joints of the fingers of my right hand, 2nd joint has now started to swell and is painful and there is a hard lump forming over the joint. The other joints that have already gone are completely locked, I am worried about this going further as theleft hand is showing the beginings of swelling. I keep knocking these joints and it is very painful ,is there anything I can do to reverse this, thanks





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    No, it will not affect your sex life unless it has an extreme curvature. Megan, you obviously have no idea where the g-spot is, nor been with a man who has a curved penis. Being curved to the side is not going to make it any more, or less, pleasurable than a straight penis!

    Since having breast cancer, which I am now clear of, I have had to come off hrt, its been nearly a year and I am due a check up. The problem I am having is that in the last few months I have developed really aching joints, to the point I felt like a cripple, the Dr has given me and anti depressent which I cannot pronounce to relax my joints or muscels to ease the pain, it has helped me some but I am still in real pain in my joints some days, and feel like an old lady, this does nothing for my self esteem as I am a very active and outgoing person, I belive it is due to me coming off hrt, as I cannot have it any more can you suggest an alternative, I am using black cohoss, but this is not as good as hrt, and what do I do when the onset of dry virginalness happens ?





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    hi am 14 and i got a 7nch dick but its curved to the left alot when i have a full erection i wanted to know if its normal to have a curved dick which i dont like and i find it very embarrassing and is getting in the way of my sexual life. After shaving my pubic hair i started to geet spots is it normal?





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    Some curvature is normal, but EXTREME curvature can be a problem. You say that your curvature is getting in the way of your sex life. Is it causing you pain? Is it causing your partner pain? Exactly how is is "getting in the way?" As for shaving your pubic hair, it sounds like you may have given yourself "razor burn," which means you've irritated your skin. It should go away after a few days.

    There was another young man I counseled on the bend in his penis. His was more of a bend than a curve. In a photo of his erect penis, we were able to measure the bending and determined it bent by 30 degrees. Like you, he was afraid to insert because of the potential pain to his partner, but I recommended they try insertion very slowly and gently to see if either one experienced pain. He reported back to me afterwards that they did not. I would suggest the same to you. Try insertion slowly and gently. If either of you experience pain, then stop. As for his penis size, he measured 6.25 inches, so that is one variable we need to consider. Your extra length instead of the curvature may be the pain factor.

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    hi am 14 and i got a 7nch dick but its curved to the left alot when i have a full erection i wanted to know if its normal to have a curved dick which i dont like and i find it very embarrassing and is getting in the way of my sexual life. After shaving my pubic hair i started to geet spots is it normal?





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    I have got a curved spine been for x-rays and an MRI scan to see weather anything is happening to my spine.. Because I have only noticed that it has been like this in the past 2years... The spin specialist said it was under 20percent curved...It's not stopping me from doing anything for example going to the gym or going on my motorbikes.. It's only noticeable when I bend over any touch my toes. If I am standing up straight I haven't got uneven shoulders or hips.. Just got a bit worried when I seen the girl on episode 7 having surgery.





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    I am 32 and have benign joint hypermobility syndrome. I have found that most of my joints click 10-20 times a day. Some of these joints end up being painful and I have to click them manually or the pain gets worse. Is there anything that can be done to help this except taking painkillers and anti-inflammatories?





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    Have you tried seeing a nutritionist? A good one can advise on which foods help against inflammation, fatigue, etc, etc. For me,wheat and dairy foods are a problem. If I avoid them, the pain in my joints from RA is noy so bad. If I do eat them, I have stiff, painful joints and am constantly tired, just like ME. I am 63 years old.

    Am 21 and when i erect my dick is curved downwards like a banana,i have never had sex and i think this can be difficult to have sex with a banana like penis,is it normal to have a curved penis





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    there is no problem having a curve penis it do the work just the same

    I'm 17 but i've been suffering from stiff joints, clicking and if i crouch down and stand up my knees make an awful creaking sound like a door, Its isn't just my knees though its all of my joints! My mum suffers from really bad arthritis especially in winter when she can barely walk, is there any chance i have the same?





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    I am 42 and now 18.5 stone . I put on circa 4 stone this year due to being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and to help get mobility back ive had 5 intramuscular steroid injections this year hence the additional weight I can't move! Please help, as the extra weight (of course does not help my joints). I was previously very active with 60+ hour job, lost it through my lack of mobility . I swim 4 times a week which helps my joints but does not impAct weight loss? Dr Christian advised on today's show that you are looking for people in my situation ( or similar). I would really appreciate help! X I can't go to gym and run for other exercise due to painful joints and with not working, it's difficult to eat healthily all the time. Kind regards





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    Hi, I am 16 years old and somethings get very stiff joints that click and crack. My shoulder,elbows,knees and sometimes wrists.It can be quite sore sometimes.Especially the joints in my hands can get very sore and hard to bend sometimes. Also possibly irrelevnt but my hands can get very shaky sometimes and sometimes my body may shake too.





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    Pending on far it curves????, you may have issues??? .. There is a illness, cant recall name, were by a penis can curve... One particular fellow, curved, when erect so badly, it near impossible to insert... There is a procedure which was done and helped.. So pending how bent your penis is, I would be getting checked out.. It is said the larger men are prone, and not sure why it happens, but possibly from a injury, ( being hit etc, prior) Take a pic with your mobile, when erect, to Doc, this gives him info of how curved it is and make a proper diagnoses of what is normal or what needs attention..

    speak to doctor about hypermobility. I was diagnosed over 10 year ago when i was 17, often genetic i think, based on missing protein between liagaments in joints, something like that anyway!.Many sufferers are quite flexible and knee and elbow joints often bend further back than straight( Bowed back slightly) That was some of the things my gp looked for when I was diagnosed. I suffer mainly in hips and back. Joints click unexpectedly or lock up and am forced to click them. Also experience near constant dull aches and unexpected sharp pains. Excersise is supposed to help, physio in more serious cases. I neglected to follow early advice and suffer for it now! so worth mentioning it to gp. Hope that helps.

    Hi, I'm 17 years old and get bad pain in both knees after standing/sitting for any length of time. The joint often creaks too, and I often pop varoius joints (knees, ankles, back, neck etc.) whenever I move...is this a case of JIA? And what could I do to stop the pain in the joints? I also have Raynaud's Syndrome. Are they related in any way?





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    my friend lost all her nails on her toes & fingers,she then had to have her nails on both feet & hands dressed & redressed every couple of days. When the took the dressings off there was a vile smell coming from the nails. In the end she lost a couple of joints on her finger & thumb.The consultants thought she had e. bullosa with one or two test they ruled it out. But didnt do any further tests on the nails. Know she has nails growing back but they split & come off with the slightest knock & she back to square one with red nails beds where the nail has come away. The joints which she lost has never come back & wondered if it was anything to do with a different nail condition, as she cant figure out how the joints just disapeared. could it be another nail disorder.





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