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An_216519 posted:
Is it normal to not be able to achieve an erection almost 2 years after prostate cancer? I had surgery to remove my prostate in 2009. Any suggestions are appreciated. Thank you.
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Fairwind responded:
ED is a very common side-effect of prostate surgery. Even with the nerve-sparing procedure, potency can not be guaranteed. Have you tried pills or a pill/pump combo? Your urologist specialized in these matters and he has a whole bag full of tricks to help you out. Give him a call...
 
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nccmking responded:
I had surgery 3 years ago and YES, it is normal not being able to achieve a full erection. am taking Viagra and it barely works. I took the injections, but they work but painful! I am considering an implant.
 
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rjorgeron replied to nccmking's response:
If you are near Atlanta, Georgia, there is a clinic here that specializes in ED and they say that they can customize a treatment for ANY man experiencing ED, including those who have had prostate cancer surgery. Once I have had my treatment for my cancer, I plan on seeing them. I also have diabetes and already have issues with ED. I just heard about this clinic and am planning on visiting them. They apparently have an all male staff. The web address is www.georgiamensclinic.com. If you are able, give them a shot before you resort to an implant. The doctors there customize a medication for you that will allow you to have an erection for as long as 90 minutes, which will allow you to last long enough to have multiple orgasms and satisfy your partner. This is their hype, not mine. I do not know what they cost or if they take insurance, but I plan on finding out. They also have medication for the woman in your life that is supposed to increase her libido and lubrication. It is a cream that is put directly on the clitoris and vagina.


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