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Re: Please post your results
« Reply #50 on: April 18, 2019, 10:01:23 AM »

I am through 3 rounds, 6 total injections. After round 2, my doc did an evaluation from the baseline data. He induced erection and measured my curve. I started with a 55 degree curve with a fairly significant indentation. At the halfway point, I had a 20-25 degree improvement! I am now down to 35-30 degree bend. But I feel it is even better now. My indentation is much better as well! 2 more injections to go!
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Early 50s, 7 months diagnosed. 55 degree curve, indentation at base to the left.

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Re: Please post your results
« Reply #51 on: April 19, 2019, 04:30:47 AM »

Proves Xiaflex works for many. If you do it right and stick with it. No pun intended lol. Congrats Tony!
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5 Rounds of Xiaflex. Good results.

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« Reply #52 on: May 17, 2019, 10:04:35 AM »

I am finished after 6 injections....55 degree curve to less than 10%!! Doc didn't think it was necessary to continue and I agree!! GREAT SUCCESS!!
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Re: Please post your results
« Reply #53 on: May 17, 2019, 02:23:55 PM »

Congratulations Tony!
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5 Rounds of Xiaflex. Good results.

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Re: Please post your results
« Reply #54 on: May 18, 2019, 03:21:39 PM »

Wow, very impressive.  During xiaflex we’re you doing any other treatments such as pentox, VED. Or traction.
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Re: Please post your results
« Reply #55 on: May 18, 2019, 05:43:56 PM »

Awesome! Congratulations!
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Re: Please post your results
« Reply #56 on: May 22, 2019, 11:17:13 AM »

TonySa...I was on pentox for about 3 months, also took a boat load of supplements. No VED or Traction. Just hand modeling. As mentioned, my curve is hardly noticeable. But I do have narrowing around where the plaque is/was.
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Re: Please post your results
« Reply #57 on: May 31, 2019, 06:47:39 PM »

45 degree lateral curve, stable long-term
3 series of 2 shots about 6-8 weeks apart each round of 2
Last shot completed in early May this year
No improvement whatsoever

I did the exercises religiously and correctly, etc.; had very significant bruising after each shot, and once had a hematoma that was absolutely incredibly painful and sudden when it happened.  Extremely scary, as I thought I had a tube rupture.  Took weeks to get rid of the blood/bruising.

My urologist said he sees it work really well for about 1/3 of patients, 1/3 not so well, and 1/3 not at all.
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Re: Please post your results
« Reply #58 on: February 06, 2020, 10:45:09 PM »

I’m 29 years old. Just ended my 2nd round of injections. I had a significant bend, (definitely more than 60 degrees). I ordered and plan on using RestoreX penile traction device and a VED (vacuum erection device). I plan on using both when they arrive (10 days after injection). I have no idea how much length I’ve lost as the bend is so significant, but I wouldn’t say too much. My Dr.’s plan from the beginning was 2 rounds of Xiaflex, then surgery. I am nervous about the loss in length/girth I have heard it can be significant. After injections I am pretty much in recovery for a solid week with pain and bruising/swelling. I have two plaques one larger than the other (about double in size). Not to sound ridiculous, but I really love my penis and hope it returns to how it was before. I can maintain erections but cannot have sex as erections are still painful (and I’m deathly afraid of penile fracture, its really fragile after injections), but much less after the 2nd round of injections. I haven’t noticed much of a difference in the curvature (it bends directly up) but in pictures, my urologist seems to think it has slightly improved.

For those who used either of these devices, how often and how long did you use either?

Has anyone had the surgery? Wondering about scarring and recovery?

Advice to those starting Xiaflex: Get on your insurance company well in advanced and start working on the next round of injections as soon as you get the first. My insurance requires a prior authorization and there was a lot of back and forth between the pharmacy (US Biomed Services, who are great and helpful in pushing authorizations through) and my doctors office and insurance company. I spent hours on the phone rushing things along at the last minute, even had to push back injection appointment by one day (one less recovery day in between). I have a low pain tolerance and take pain meds prior to and immediately following injections (oxycodone 5 mg).

I’ll try to post updates, this forum was super helpful for me when I had questions first starting. The threads about sex/masturbation will make you realize the no sex rule after injections are for real.
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Re: Please post your results
« Reply #59 on: May 18, 2020, 04:35:02 PM »

My Experience
• I am 61 years Old
• In July 2018 my erection changed from normal to almost 70 degrees pointing up within 1 week.
• I saw the URO in Sep 2018
• Waited to June 2019 to start xiaflex injections

Round 1 shots 1 and 2 – June 14th  & 17th
• Painful, but wanting to be fixed out weighed the pain.
• Very bruised and uncomfortable
• Results: no change in curve

Round 2 Shots 1 and 2 – Aug 5th and 7th
• Painful, again wanting to be fixed out weighed the pain.
• Very bruised and uncomfortable
• Results: no change in curve

Round 3 Shots 1 and 2 – Sep 30th and Oct 2nd
• Painful, again wanting to be fixed out weighed the pain.
• Very bruised and uncomfortable
• Results: no change in curve (starting to feel very disappointed)

Round 4 Shots 1 and 2 - Nov 25th and 27th
NOTE: Doctor change approach, He had the nurse hold my penis stretched out and doctor pinched and held plague in place and injected directly into plague. (I’m not sure how he was doing it before).
• Shot, while painful, it was not as painful as previous experience.
• Bruising not as bad, but still uncomfortable for the next few days
• Moderate improvement

Round 5 shots 1 and 2 - March 4 and March 7 - 2020
Note: Doctor used the same approach of having the nurse hold my penis stretched out and while he pinched and held plague in place and injected directly into plague. 
• Shot, while painful, it was not as painful as first 3 rounds.
• Bruising not as bad, but still uncomfortable for the next few days
• Enough improvement that I am not taking the next round at this time. And
• Will follow-up with URO in 6 months.

Notes: 
• I have lost length and girth, hard to tell because I was never was one to measure (always confident about my size).
• Considering VED to regain girth, but worried about causing damage, still investigating.
• I am using sildenafil citrate (i.e. Viagra) to help maintain Rigidity during sex.

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Re: Please post your results
« Reply #60 on: November 10, 2020, 01:03:13 PM »

An update from my posts on other threads. After 3 series of Xiaflex injections, I decided to wait on a 4th series of injections due to the increasing complications with each series of injections (bruising was worse, pain lingering longer each time, but no where near the hematoma problems some have had). After two months the plaque seems the same size, but the indentations continue to get smaller and I finally have enough rigidity at the base of the penis to have sex, albeit pretty carefully. So, perhaps this might have healed on its own, but I suspect it is the Xiaflex, perhaps in combination with 25 mg Cialis and Co-Q10 and vitamin E. I have not used traction or Vacuum, and only have done a little manual "modeling" as my urologist didn't think a few minutes of modeling each day would help. I did get myself hard each day for at least 30 minutes (when my penis was no longer hurting from Xiaflex injection). I am fortunate to have a wife who enjoyed helping with that part of my "self-therapy" :). So, update is Xiaflex seems to be working and I will wait longer to see if I get the 4th series or not.
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59YO, hourglass indent and hinging near base, 30deg bend, 3cmx2cm hard (but not calcified) plaque at dorsal base. No Erectile Dysfunction. 3 rounds Xiaflex decreased indent/hinge/bend, waiting 3 mo to see if I can avoid 4th round fo Xiaflex (lots of bruising/pain)

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Re: Please post your results
« Reply #61 on: May 13, 2021, 04:58:50 PM »


Again..would you be kind enough to share the name of your doctor?  Thanks.

Just had my second shot of Xiaflex at 57 years old , the first went smoothly, the second one got my groin are above my penis purple with inflammation and swelling- and my penis has shrank more- I was told it is ok.
I started with symptoms a year ago and learned about Peyronies Disease,  i lost about 3 inches or more and also girt and have a 30 percent upward curvature.
I am really scared about it, hope it works.

Dr Jacques P Ganem,  in Charlotte NC.
Any suggestions, advise - encouragement is appreciated.
Thanks
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Re: Please post your results
« Reply #62 on: May 13, 2021, 05:06:07 PM »

I am noticing after my xiaflex round 1 - 1st shot ( 1 week ago ) that I am able to stretch less on my restore X traction device. Is this normal ? I suspect after xiaflex the penis welling and inflammation doesn't let it expand as much and will normalize with time. I expect to see length Improvements not shrinkage.
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45-50 degree downward curve with an indentation on one side when erect.
Using RestoreX and Xiaflex injections
Taking coq10 with daily Cialis 5mg.

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« Reply #63 on: May 13, 2021, 10:59:30 PM »

I only did manual modeling, but I did not notice any loss in length after rounds 1-3 of Xiaflex. I had lost about 1.5 inches due to plaque at base of penis. During Xiaflex injection period I saw not change. Now, 1 year after my first injection, I have anywhere from 0.5 - 1.0 inches back, depending on the erection.
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59YO, hourglass indent and hinging near base, 30deg bend, 3cmx2cm hard (but not calcified) plaque at dorsal base. No Erectile Dysfunction. 3 rounds Xiaflex decreased indent/hinge/bend, waiting 3 mo to see if I can avoid 4th round fo Xiaflex (lots of bruising/pain)
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