Better Sex: Understanding Peyronie’s Disease

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In this episode we discuss Peyronies disease, a condition faced by about 10% of men. Peyronies disease can cause pain, erectile dysfunction and, for some men, a complete inability to have sex. But what exactly is Peyronies disease and what causes the condition? How do you know if you have it? Does Peyronies disease always require treatment? What are the treatment options and how well do they work? To answer these questions and many more, we turned to a true expert.

This Episode's Guest:
Dr. Darshan Patel
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Dr. Darshan Patel is an assistant professor of Urology at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. He completed his medical training at the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and then completed a residency in urologic surgery, a clinical research fellowship in Reconstructive Urology, and a fellowship in Men’s Health, Andrology, and Microsurgery at the University of Utah. Dr. Patel has authored over 100 publications and textbook chapters. His research has appeared in journals such as Fertility and Sterility, Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, Urology, Journal of Urology, World Journal of Urology, and the British Journal of Urology.

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