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Hi all

I posted elsewhere about the blood spots that appear on my glans after performing traction ( PMP/ Penimaster Pro mostly) and or VED ( Somacorrect ). I am questioning whether Pentox combined with tractions and VED is causing this

I have been doing VED for about a year on and off , and traction on off for about 8 months. I have also been taking Pentox for about 8 months .  ( I am in the stable phase by the way )

Now, I never experienced these dark red spots for the first 6 months or so of VED. Sometimes some lighter ones on the penis generally and often some general redness, but not these. I never experienced them with traction for about 6 months ( although I did get a blister once on my glans when the device had come loose and reddening of the area after use . In fact the orognal blister area is still one of the blood spots when I do traction or VED now

I rested for about 3 weeks recently and the blood spots were no longer visible. I tried VED ONCE yesterday and they were all visible again. Probably 6-12 dark red small blotches on the penis glans. Like burst blood vessels under the skin

Pentox is said to increase blood flow. Is this the reason that this is now happening? Pentox is said to take several months before it's blood flow benefits come into force ? And I did not experience this problem in the past using VED or traction without Pentox. Which to me suggests that the Pentox combined with the VED and traction is pushing too much blood to flow to the area?

The same could be said for L-arginine and ALC possibly which I'm also taking? And the fact that these blood spots appeared omce again after a single treatment of VED after several weeks rest suggests something has changed internally

It's so frustrating, as I really like the traction and VED treatments. And I fetl I have made improvements with everything, and could have made big strides during the lockdown. But am unable to do either anymore it seems

It really is making me wonder whether the automatic survival guide should include Pentox and VED/ traction ?

I have around another 3 weeks of Pentox left before I run out ( have been buying online from abroad). I won't be continuing for now, as I can't see a large amount of evidfence that it's beneficial in stable phase and I think it's contributing to this problem . But am considering just stopping now because of this. Maybe then I can start VED and traction again

Thoughts please ?

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Re: Blood spots on glans from traction, VED caused by Pentox ?
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2020, 02:27:41 AM »

Hi

I use PMP along with Somacorrect, but not combined with any other treatment.

Initially, it was just PMP, and yes, I would get some blood spots on glans to start with, but they did eventually fade, but not completely. Then, after the first month, I started using somacorrect, and to be fair, it did not make things worse.

What I did find, was that after taking 1 weeks rest from PMP, I started again, and found that the my glans just about went purple, like a really bad bruise ! and that was straight after re commencing on the first 2 hour session !

After 3 days, I noticed the bruising  / purple colour started to subside.

But what I would add is that I feel that my glans have now become permanently discoloured from the tip to about 3/4 of the way down.

Not sure if it is my fault, or just a possible sympton of the PMP ?

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Re: Blood spots on glans from traction, VED caused by Pentox ?
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2020, 02:58:33 AM »

I'm not sure , but a permanent colour change doesn't sound great either. Maybe all of this just suggests that we shouldn't really be using these devices!   There doesn't seem to be any way of stopping it. No one has really suggested anything other than resting, which I'm doing

I have stopped taking Pentox now, and have stopped using DMSO and any other topicals that may have been moving down to the glans and adding to inflammation. Am having to take such a big break from these treatments, I'm not sure if I'll even bother going back to them . As I just don't want the blood spots and inflammation

Thanks McQueen for you reply anyway
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Re: Blood spots on glans from traction, VED caused by Pentox ?
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2020, 12:15:05 PM »

Fix, what are your symptoms (ie 30 degree upward curve, etc) and how much improvement did you see w the treatments you were doing?
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Re: Blood spots on glans from traction, VED caused by Pentox ?
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2020, 08:40:47 AM »

Hi Tony

I have dorsal curvature ( the plaque/s are on the dorsal side ) around 30-35 degrees according using a protractor with photos. I haven't done this for a while so it may be different now. Of course if you moved the protractor slightly on the screen you  can get a variation of about 10 degrees! So it's quite hard to measure accurately I think

I will actually take some fresh photos and remeasure and let you know what I find. I am feeling much better about the condition lately, and I think there may be a slight improvement in the curvature and certainy in other aspects

I feel like I've actually made good improvements over the last year with my treatments. I don't regularly measure my old boy . But  made measurements once in December 2018 ( 6 months after injury and onset of peyronies ). I measured again in January 2020. According to these measurements flacid length had improved by about 2 cm, erect length improved by about 2-2.5cm. Improvements in girth too, but I only took one girth measurement in 2018. I took 2 measurements of girth this year in 2020, one at base and one after point of narrowing. The narrow point this year was 0.5cm wider than the previous, the girth at the base was 3.5cm wider than the 2018 measurement. Which I think Illustrates how much the penis wants to expand to, and it would if the plaques weren't stopping the same blood throughout the entire length. 

I have noticed that the narrowing and bottlenecking is looking progressively better over time with the treatments. So I'm very pleased about that and will continue to work on that with VED and some traction

I've stopped taking Pentox during the pandemic. The cost as much as anything , but not sure if it did much or not. Hard to tell as I was taking so many supplements. I've also stopped taking various enzymes , and PABA and Ubiquinol. Still  currently taking 5mg cialis daily, ALC, l-arginine/ l citruline, vit E, propolis

I had to have a break from VED and traction due to the red blood spots. But have started again recently. Just not pumping so hard ( good advice from Old Man ) and not doing traction for much more than 10 minutes . Still doing manual traction too. And employing cold water in the shower every day ( you get used to it ). Have started making the shower cold as I stand in it . Don't start cold , too much for me . Just get in and wash and the gradually reduce the temp as I stand there. Then go super cold for the old boy at the end . I feel like this is helping overall with circulation ( I don't know if is or not ) and I;m sure help[s with inflamation .  One of the other members Bob directed me towards Wim Hoff who I think has a very interesting philosophy about cold ( very cold ) treatments

Was also using DMSO with a mixture Castor Oil, Coconut Oil, Emu Oil  and or a mixture of ground PABA, ACL  powder ( low molecular weight for absorption ) and threw in a bit of ground pentox too sometimes. Normally a bit of Ibuprofen gel too to aid with inflamation

So I think I've made some gradual improvements and have possibly got more used to the fact that I have this condition and not so bothered. My erection quality is pretty good these days too which is a big plus. I am taking the cialis evry day so partly due to this. After the injury I couldn't really get it up at all and thought it was game over so this is good news. So I have a fully functional member now, even if slightly different shape still. I also realise that some of the guys on here have considerably worse curvature than me . So I count myself lucky in this regard.  But also I have done a LOT of treatment to myself over the last couple of years.

I'll let you know about that curvature change or if there is any

Have you had much improvement ?




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Re: Blood spots on glans from traction, VED caused by Pentox ?
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2020, 09:09:41 AM »

Very nice and thought out how you approached it "Fix This"!
Attacking it from different angles with different means always felt like the way to go. And then doing that as continuous and disciplined as possible.. A lot of small steps to get there. I had milestones but the biggest changes came over time. Staying healthy, getting the supplements to the areas(transdermal) while doing VED and traction everyday(smartly).

Your reasoning about pentox and VED made sense. Cutting a bit back on VED intensity or time(maybe more sets instead with pauses) makes sense. Also maybe Doing the VED when the blood concentration of pentox is lowest is another idea. So basically doing the VED before you take it.
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Re: Blood spots on glans from traction, VED caused by Pentox ?
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2020, 11:47:22 AM »

Fix, sounds like your strategy is working for you.  All my treatments helped somewhat, but given my severe Erectile Dysfunction, ultimately I went w an implant.
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Re: Blood spots on glans from traction, VED caused by Pentox ?
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2020, 06:45:21 PM »

Thanks melting and Tony

I haven't been as consistent as I should have / could have been with any of the physical treatments , so I think I could have had better results if I had. But because of the blister last year and blood spots this year I had to take breaks

Anyway, melting, I've stopped taking Pentox now altogether. Had a break of about a month from VED and traction and since starting again haven't had the bloodpots. I get the feeling the pentox was pushing too much blood to the surface with the pressure of the VED and traction. Also with the DMSO etc.

Anyway, I took some phptps today and then measured with a protractor and it looks like the angle is still about the same at 30-35 degrees. Some photos it's less and some maybe more

With my dick it;s difficult to measure the angle because the curve is upwards, but the underside (Ventral ) is quite bulbous and expanded on the oposite side of the curve. I think this is because of the ved . Its expanded that side of the penis, bit the dorsal side where the plaque is hasn't been able to expand as much. So it's kind of ballooned on the underside. So the dorsal side is quite straight when measured with a protractor, yet the underside is ' ballooned ' and therefore has a banana curvature. If you take the middle point with the protractor it seems to give about 30, take the underside it's more like 40, and take the dorsal side it's more like 15 I think. Again, maybe I need to apply less pressure on the ved in order to bring the ' balooning ' down ?  Has anyone else had this?

When you say ' more sets with pauses ' melting, do you mean pauses between the sets? Or holding longer when pumped up ?

Sorry to hear your Erectile Dysfunction was severe Tony. Good that you did what you had to to get things back. Did the implant work out for you ?
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Re: Blood spots on glans from traction, VED caused by Pentox ?
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2020, 09:30:16 PM »

Yes it did, see my diary’s.
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Re: Blood spots on glans from traction, VED caused by Pentox ?
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2020, 04:15:54 AM »

Hi Fix This

I have re read a couple of your recent posts, and it appears that there is a lot of similarity in our conditions !

Although I use PMP & SomaCorrect, I do not take any supplements etc. What strikes me is that comment you made about a bulbous area on the opposite side to the curve.

I developed exactly the same bulbous area (on the underside) opposite the curve, whilst using PMP the first time round. At this point in time, I never had the Soma Correct, so could only put this down to PMP. Ironically, the PMP corrected my curve to the left, but whilst doing this, I developed the bulbous area, and upward curve.....

You are right in the fact that the bulbous area probably makes the curve look worse than it is, and I believe mine is in the 30 to 35 degree region (I must get it checked more accurately, instead of guessing !!)

Also, whilst taking a break this week from PMP due to a blister, I thought I would try a small amount of manual traction to try and keep things going (as well as continuing with SomaCorrect).

Whilst doing this manual traction, I noticed that I could feel some soft tissue (lump), in the "bulbous" area. Have you noticed this yourself ?

I then tried gently squeezing the little chap between my thumb (on top) and index finger (underside) at the base when flaccid. I then slowly, whilst still squeezing, moved towards the glans, and as soon as i got to the bulbous area, the little fella started to bend upwards !

It was as if the blood flow basically hit the bulbous area (blockage?), and pushed it to the point it caused an upward curve.

Very strange, just wondering if you had experienced the same ?

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Re: Blood spots on glans from traction, VED caused by Pentox ?
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2020, 08:11:04 PM »

I guess there's no hurt in lowering a dosage of pentox. You might need to find a sweet spot(of course don't overdose..toxicity etc.)


When you say ' more sets with pauses ' melting, do you mean pauses between the sets? Or holding longer when pumped up ?


Between sets more pauses.
Most bad side effects from pumping come from too high of an intensity(pressure) and doing it for too long(even at low pressure).


Using fulcrums/hinge points one can influence/pinpoint where the stretch is the biggest and hence influence long term the 'end product'
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Re: Blood spots on glans from traction, VED caused by Pentox ?
« Reply #11 on: August 03, 2020, 11:54:06 AM »

I think I'm showing some small blood spots. They're little dark red spots, not raised. They don't bother me other than being visible.

Doing PMP around 2-4 hours a day, but sometimes I do more like 6.

Is this a serious problem? Do I need to stop traction?
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Re: Blood spots on glans from traction, VED caused by Pentox ?
« Reply #12 on: September 29, 2020, 03:46:42 PM »

Hi Mcqueen

Sorry for the really slow reply. Haven't been on here for months

Yes, I have exactly the same nodule/ lump that I can feel at the curvature point . I've been able to feel this since the onset and it is the plaque.   And yes, I get EXACTLY the same thing when I squeeze my flacid and move towards the glans, a the point of the plaque. The penis bends up at that exact point. Which is the the sma point it curves when erect

If only that damn plaque wasn't there !

Have they come up with a cure yet? Fingers crossed ..

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