A physical exam is often sufficient to identify the presence of the plaque in the penis and diagnose the condition. Your doctor will also talk to your partner about your sexual relationship.
A digital photo of an erection at home can help your doctor see the severity of the curvature.
Your doctor will personally examine the penis with ultrasound to assess the plaque formation and blood flow. The sensitivity of the penis will also will be tested.
It is important to ensure that the erectile mechanism of the penis functions well before considering surgery.