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    I am 30 years old and have been diagnosed with Peyronies, I get bad pain when having sex which makes it off putting and sometimes pain when my penis is soft. I dont however have any curve in my penis. When I saw the urologist he explained the operation to correct the curve and shorten the penis but when i explained there is no curve he told me that the procedure requires it. I am confused? why would he shorten my penis when there is no curve? I feel that i just need the plaque removed. In fact although i have a whole vein that is hard and lumpy, it is only a particular nodule that causes the pain. I have also noticed that I cant always aim straight when urinating. I have scanned the internet but it appears that i am the only one without a curve. Please help, I am still young and This is affecting my life.





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    Your not the only one, my husband too does not have the curve.

    Hey, I'm only 15, but I've noticed that my breasts are a tubular shape. I don't know whether this is normal for my age or whether the breast shape will change. I got my period about 3 years ago, and since then, my breast size hasn't changed at all. I'm about a B cup, sometimes I barely fit into a B! My breasts are very far apart (abnormally widely spaced.) There's no breast tissue underneath my nipple/arealo and the breasts have a kind of 'tubular'/'triangular' shape... they don't naturally curve like normal breasts do, they 'stick straight out!' I really don't know whether this is serious or not, whether it's really abnormal or if it will change once I stop growing. I've noticed other girls in my class seem to have round breasts. I'm too embarrassed to go to the GP. Is there something wrong with me?





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    Hello I am 20 years old and for a few years now I have suffered bad with my breast. 2 years ago now I refered to hospital for pains and miss shaped breast. My left great is 2 sizes bigger then my right and I have had mammograms and scans which confirm I have no breast tissue. This makes me in so much pain. The hospital seem to have done nothing to help. I would really like to know what I could do. I don't really have a lot of confidence and Have been thinking about breast plants would this help? Thankyou. X

    how much curvature in penis is normal? I have a curve towards left but its not a sharp curve.





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    I am a 17 year old girl and I was diagnosed with s curve scoliosis about 2 years ago. They said it was about 17 degree curve back then but I can feel it's gotten worse over time, I've been referred back to physiotherapy but I keep getting sharp shooting pains in the top curve. I can't find any information about shooting pains in scoliosis on the Internet, do you know why it's happening and what I can do to relieve it until I go back to physio?





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    i'm 16 years old, and female. i have suffered from a bad back for about 4 years since i fell off a fence, i was sent to a back specialist to see what is wrong, they found out my back is bent but like a wiggle shape, not a C or S shape. and you can only tell i have curve spine on x ray as there no sign on my back as spine looks normal. also on my right side my spine and hip have joined, i been told drs cant operate as there more likely to damage my back more, is there anything i can do to help the pain or stop it getting worse? also is there a name for my back condition, as i been told its abnormal and not given a name ? plus i been told i was born with this condition.





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    take it easy... i'm 14 and have delt with it my whole life!! try roling up a towel and duck tape it and when you sit put it where your in the most pain!!!! it helps a bit or for a whoile

    At the age of 12 I had a cyst removed from right testicle. I'm now 18 and still suffering from pain after the operation. The healing process seemed to take almost a year, and even after that the shape and texture of my testicle has never felt right. When I feel it, it seems to resemble the shape of a very curvy kidney bean,the centre of the curve being when the cyst was. It also feels like one half of my testicle is growing around the other. There's always a constant throbbing which is especially noticeable when i'm not doing anything that takes any concentration and is three times as heavy as my healthy testicle. I've been to my GP many times, and I just do not trust them anymore, as on my last visit about the same problem, I was scanned and told I had a hernia, then when they opened me up, they didn't find anything to fix... So I was cut open for no reason at all.





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    No, you can't just have a urine test, because urine tests are to check if it's for bladder infection or your appendix , he has to give a prostate exam.

    hello im sixteen, ive always had a slight curve to the left side but lately there has been a large bump forming on my right size making my penis curve more :/ i was wondering if anything was wrong, also i think it could be something to do with me having a tight foreskin, im getting that sorted later on in the year but should i also tell them about my other problem :/





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    same here

    hi i watched the show last night about scoliosis and think thats what i might have.i am 35 and my back is curved at the top and hunched over its been like this for as long as can remember and for years suffered with pains across my shoulders and the bottom of my curve. my nan always used to tell me when i was younger to sit up straight but i couldn't cause it used to hurt when i did. i hate my curve and always been very self concious about it please can any one help me thanks lesley





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    do you think it may be schuermanns disease which i have which is curvature of the spine in a hunch forward position....id like to talk to anyone with this condition if poss..thanks

    I am male and 57 and was officially diagnosed with kyphoscoliosis when I was 17. This is a scoliosis with forward curvatures as well. My spine is corkscrew shaped. I have classic symptoms - one protruding shoulderblade, rotated hips, and a hunched back and round shoulders. Looking at the girl in the programme my physical appearance is much much worse My mum had been concerned about my "slouching" since I was a baby. I was constantly being told to stand up straight etc. It was mentioned to the school doctor when i was about 10 and he re-iterated the "stop slouching" statement I was constantly in pain during my teens and it wasnt until I started work that my employer noticed I may have a back problem and sent me to her private GP. i was immediately put in a temporary brace and then fitted with a Milwaukee brace which I wore 24/7 for 2 years. Combined with physio this did straighten my spine a bit but I still have a 42 degree and an opposing 50 degree thoracic scoliosis and a 40 degree kyphosis. I saw an NHS consultant when I was about 30 and he said there was nothing that could be done and "id have to live with it". When i asked about surgery he said I was too old. I am in constant pain and get very little sleep. i also get very tired very quickly even doing simple things like walking or cycling I also have osteoporosis of the spine and suffered from congestive heart failure 5 years ago which the cardiologist said was probably exacerbated by the fact my lungs are permanently in a crushed position. Like Lesley, I hate my curve and am reluctant to swim or wear tight clothes because its so ugly. My self confidence is very low. I was taking Diclofenac but my GP stopped that after research found that it reacted with the heart drugs I take daily - now I just take paracetamol which is like giving an elephant a strawberry

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    I'm 17 years old and i was wondering if there is a way to change the shape of your boobs without surgery as one is a different shape than the other as there is less tissue underneath, please can someone help me





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    Hi there, I am 15 years old and I am really uncomfortable about my breasts. I feel that they saggy and so far apart (which gives me no cleavage) and I hate it; I have no volume at the top of my breasts, but its all at the bottom, making them appear to be a triangle shape! I know in comparison with other people they are hardly saggy, but compared to other girls my age, they are really low down. I find it hard to get a well fitted bra; I am a 32D which I find to be an odd shape. This makes me feel so uncomfortable everyday -.- Is there any way that I can be more comfortable with my size and shape?





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    Try different types of bras- some will suit you and feel more comfortable than others. You could try a push-up bra if you wanted?

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    Hey Guys. I'm 17... and am REALLY self concious about my penis aswell as other parts. But the reasons for penis are these... (to start with...i have to get this out there...i am bi....so i have seen my BFs and other's penis' obviously..so i always compare mine to theirs.. ) 1.My bellend seem weird... it's not as 'Full', imagine a Bell...(LOL i know.. but i mean a 'Ding dong' bell)...imagine the shape of a stereo typical bell... with the curve on the bell..make the curve alot more dramatic..so its like the Base of the bell appears alot wider in diameter than the top (near urethra) 2. I have a Curve in my penis 3. It ALSO goes alot to the left ALL the time.. 4. I Ejaculate WAY to quickly..i never used to be that fast... it almost happens over any little touch now.. i think that's it..if ANYONE has any advice..please let me know! cheers Lads





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    About your curve, yes, it's normal. In addition to curving up, some guys will curve to the left, some to the right, and some even curve down. All are normal as long as the curve isn't so severe that it interferes with sexual ability/pleasure and causes no pain or discomfort. As for the amount of time it takes you to ejaculate, this is really an issue between you and your partner. Some partners will appreciate the fact that you have such great stamina but others will wish that you hurry up and get it over with, so don't worry about whether it's normal or not. Just focus on pleasing yourself and your partner.

    I have a 32 degree curve S shaped I think. I have had steriod injections for pain but they did not make any difference. One shoulder is higher than the other, ribs stick out on one side which means an underwired bra digs in. I have been told the curve is not bad enough for surgery and I just have to live with it. It is noticeable in clothes if pointed out. I worry it will get worse as I get older (I am 38) and wonder if pain will increase. A chiropractor thought I may have one leg longer than the other causing the curve but the Dr was not interested. Wondered if anyone else had a curve like mine and what help they had been given. I have painkillers but try not to take them as do not want to be on them every day.





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    I am 16, and have a 63 and 43 degree s shape curve and am waiting for the date of my operation. I feel much better as Mr Hutchinson is the surgen doing it :)





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    hi i hope you dont mind me contacting you but my daughter was born with congenital scoliosis and is now 14yrs old. We found out last week that she has to have a double vertebrectomy at Frenchay and her surgeon is Mr Hutchinson. Good luck with your op.

    Thank you, my operation is on the 5th july. Good luck with your daughters operation and be sure to keep me informed. Gareth :)

    Read my reply to Dan above. I really don't think you have peyronies disease. You're just like me. There are many men with a penis that curves downward. Most are straight or curve up, but some curve downward. I understand the embrarrasement and lack of confidence. As you get older, you'll learn to accept it as the way you are. If it curves like a banana (not a major curve which needs medical attention), you should have no problem having a normal and rewarding sex life.

    I was following your description of your shape until you said your "shaft doesn't go down till the base, it goes down till the penis head." I'm not sure what you're describing. However, as for the upward curve touching your belly, I had a client years ago who was the same way. In his case the upward curve was so severe that it pained him to pull it away from his belly. Thus, he was not able to have sex. He couldn't even masturbate without pain. If you have been able to masturbate without pain, then having sex shouldn't be a problem for you. As for your large penis head (glans), this would indicate that you are more highly evolved than the rest of us due to the function of the glans, so rather than worrying about it, it is something to be proud of.

    Physiotherapy didn't work for me, and I had to wait until my periods had started before an orthopaedic surgeon would consider me for surgery. I am now 22, and had my scoliosis surgery at 17. I had an unusual C shape curve around the T12-L2 region, and the surgery I had was actually through the anterior approach (which is uncommon) rather than the posterior approach, which is generally the most favourably method. I will not lie, it was the most painful experience I have had, physically and emotionally. However my curve has been corrected and my clothes actually hang properly!! BUT one thing to consider is that Scoli surgery is generally for cosmetic reasons and not to cure pain. It DOES NOT cure pain, I still live with daily pain, and on high potent analgesia - but that is just one of those things that you have to accept.

    Hi all, I was diagnosed with scoliosis at 11. I have an S shape curve 30/30 both ways. I was also signed off at 17 saying nothing could be done. I also have ribs which stick out, and i'm also very conscious in bathers. I have been doing reformer pilates and bikram yoga and to help relive the pain and have found it has been helpful.

    I'm 55 and always had a nearly strait penis when erect. It did have slight upward curve that I thought looked sexy. It also had a very minor curve to one side that I thought was of no consequence. I agree that having any amount of curve in any direction is a blessing since it makes the side load a dynamically changing pressure upon the recipient. If side pressure is desired in a certain spot, one would only have to readdress the rotation at which it enters.

    Almost everyone has a curve in their penis and it is perfectly normal. As far as i know, the most common cause of this is a scar within the penis that causes it to grow at a slight curve, so it is perfectly normal. It is very rare that you will see a penis that is perfectly straight. If, however, the curve in your penis extreme/painful or causes problems during sex, see your doctor. Hope that helps

    Hi, I live in the UK and I'm 18 and I was just wondering how much much breast reconstruction would cost? I'm about a D in one cup and a B/C in the other. The shape of my breasts is also mismatched, with one being more curved at the bottom and and the others curve is a lot sharper if that makes any sense at all. Also my one of my nipples is a lot higher then the other. I would only want surgery on the left breast just to match the right one. It has affected me since I was 12 and I've never really talked about it with anyone and my confidence is very low because of it.





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    Loved your post. It's fantastic to know so many other women are wonky. I'm in my thirties, and only recently become aware that I am lopsided after a staph infection in my right breast. My infection cleared up, but the breast has seemed bigger since then (about one cup size bigger and droopier). I became very self-conscious and withdrawn. I started looking for surgical options, none of which appealed to me. Then I looked at photos from my past and guess what, it's ALWAYS been bigger, I just never noticed it, nor have any of my boyfriends commented on it. If so many of us are lopsided, clearly men are used to it! The woman in the video is married, doesn't that tell you something? I also discovered I was wearing the wrong size bra (several sites show you how to measure yourself) and bought some new ones today in the right size, including some sexy lacy ones. For tight shirts, I'll get an insert for the smaller breast. My confidence has soared knowing I'm not the only one and there are non-invasive fixes. And men love confidence as well as breasts, no matter what the size.

    Hi there. My Penis has a curve in it and its best described as cambered or similar shape to a banana. This causes me to urinate usually to the left when flaccid because the eye of the penis then becomes non vertical like this > \ not like this > |. Also it is causing problems with sexual intercourse as it is not straight causing pain for both myself and my partner, is this Peyronies and can I get it straightened?





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    Hi . I am 15 know and I was diagnosed with scoliosis when I was 14 I have had 3 X-rays and 1 MR1 scan . On my third X-ray the doctor told me that my top curve is 53 and my bottom curve is 49 degrees I have been put into surgery as it is major because my spinal curve has increased dramatically over the past 6 months . I have allot of back pains and can not sleep at night because of it . The hospital I go to has a lady who is a specialist in scoliosis and partners patients up so they are able to talk about it which i really nice . you can talk to people who have had surgery and people who have not , Another good thing i if you go on to you tube and type in scoliosis surgery you can see what happens before and after surgery which really helps . XX





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    Hi, can you please advice the medication or things I can do to rid of my curve penis when it's hard. I goggled it and self diagnosed as pyronnie disease. Iay have damaged it and now have plaque on the top causing it to curve when it's hard. Is there any thing for this as it's effecting my sex life and self confidence.





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    hi i am 15 and i will soon be sexually active, i am worrying about a curve in my penis, could it be masturbation that has caused this curve in my penis





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    No, masturbating didn't cause it. A slight curve is perfectly normal. Unless it is so curved you think it will stop you having a normal sex life then you'll be fine.

    hi am 15 aswell i have the same problem but mine penis bends down i know that masturbation is not the cause i am wondering in this a inheritable disease

    Hi in the last month i have noticed when i get an erection i have a severe curve upwards to my penis, it actually now bends right up & hits my stomach, where as before i was perfectly straight. I did have a circumsision 10 yrs ago, is this the reason? Also ive beeen told you can take a certain vitamin to reduce scar tissue, is this correct? or any other ways of reducing the curve. Many thanks. I am 41





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    I am 15 and I got diagnosed with idiopathic scoliosis November last year. The curve was only 19 degrees and i was only 5ft in height, but my consultant wanted to keep an eye on the curve to make sure it wasn't getting worse. So I went back for another x-ray in february and the curve turned out to have gotten worse but 10 degrees and is now 29 degrees. I am still 5ft in height which means I have stopped growing but my spine has continued and has just continued to curve. I get alot of pain in pretty much all of my back and it radiates into my chest which my consultant said I shouldn't get pain from my type of scoliosis. I have to go back for another x-ray on my back and for the curve to be measured again. If it was gotten even worse still, my consultant said I have the choice whether to be referred to a specialist to see whether they think there is any need for an operation. I was doing dance for GCSE which I loved! But I have had to quite because I was reduced to tears just from doing a warm up and I really could not cope with it any longer! I can't do as much as I would like to becaus if I stand or walk for too long my back will ache a terrible amount. I can't go swimming because the day afte I will be struggling to move as my back is hurting so much! I just want to be able to do thing I love again! I feel like I have nothing to do anymore. Even going out with my friends is a struggle because I can't sit up for long either due to the pain, and when it's cold, if I shiver my back aches a lot then too! I just want it sorted!





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    I had surgery when i was 13 which i was absolutely terrified about but i had to have it as my curve was at something like 60 degrees causing me to have similar problems too. I herd stories about people being paralysed from it or theirs going wrong which really scared me, but i was basically at a dead end as my curve was going to increase further. I also began to have chest pains, which i think was caused by the ribs rotating. My surgery went really well looking back, even though i had to have a rod removed due to a loose screw this year, which caused me what felt like burning pains in my shoulder. I had very little issues with infection and i am in lot less pain now, i think my curve has reduced to something like 10 degrees. My surgeon was and is amazing and i think that's very important getting the best surgeon,although i had him by chance. I mine was done on the NHS. However choosing to have the surgery is a very personal choice and has a lot of factors to consider and varies from in different cases. PS i also did dance and swimming before my surgery and still do which i think really helped me to recover a lot faster. hope i helped! :)

    hi, i am 19 and have a curvature to my penis mid-way. i think i am a little over 7.5 inches. im worried about the curve. 1. how do i effectively measure a curve of the penis 2. what is the degree that would become in issue during sexual intercourse is their 3. are their any non-surgical methods for straightening my penis





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    There's suppose to be a curv in your penis, it can't be 100% straight when fully erect

    I hv downword curv in m penis.i m 19 yr old . That curve is on the top area of my penis. I m so worry about it .is is possibale to straight my penis and how a girl react for this . Is a curve occor any problem in sex. Plz give me some advise.





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    i wouldnt worrie to much it can be put right with surgery im 21 i have this problem my gf know and dont really mind i have seen the doctor he is goin 2 send my to hospital 2 have it looked at..

    Im female and found out I had the curve in my spine when I was 15 and further investigation found it was due to fluid going down the inside of my spine because of something to do wih my brain. I had a 60'+ curve in the top of my spine, and a 40' curve in the bottom and had the operation after my A levels. It meant I had to take a gap year before going to uni, and I am now in my 2nd year. I had the operation at the Nuffield in Oxford and for the following 3 months i had to wear a plastic brace that I could take off when I was lying down and in the day i wore big zip up hoodys and scarfs so it wasnt noticeable, definitely have the op in the colder months. The surgey was a success with my curve being reducded by 20' and no one has ever noticed it. I now just keep an eye on my height to make sure it isnt decreasing. The operation for me was a success and I am glad I did it. I have long hair that covers my scar and my mum was an amazing support throughout the recovery process, it is not a recovery that you can do alone. Although there are some things I cant do, such as bungee jumping, I plan on going travelling in the summer and it was such a small part of my life that doesn't affect me on a day to day basis despite getting occasional back pain. It is important to remain positive throughout and as daunting as it was, I would recommend getting as much advice as possible before the operation on what the recovery will be like and to not have unrealistic expectations of how much the curve will be reduced. It is important to consider all the risks and benefits.





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