Erectile dysfunction is not the taboo topic it once was 20 years ago. With high levels of visibility surrounding sexual dysfunction as a medical concern, it is no longer ignored, but now considered a treatable condition. With growing knowledge, more finite characteristics of ED are focused on within the medical community and expanding definitions of the condition are emerging.
Premature ejaculation, Peyronie’s disease, and penis shrinkage (sometimes known as penile atrophy), are surfacing as variations of impotence and considered subsets of erectile dysfunction as a general condition. These subclasses can be uniquely and specifically treated with distinct medical interventions.
Before going into “how do penis pumps work to prevent penis shrinkage,” let’s define the condition known as penis shrinkage.