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i have heard that you can t get an erection after surgery is this true

A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on surgery: Many men have all sorts of surgeries, and afterwards have no problems with erections. Your question does not mention the type of surgery, but some pro ... Read More
Dr. Kevin Hiler
42 years experience General Surgery
Depends on surgery: In general no unless talking prostate surgery.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Should be fast: At your age, expect erections as soon as the pain meds are worn off. If not, let your physician know
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
31 years experience Urology
2-4 weeks: Complete healing process usually varies from individual to individual, but 2-4 weeks should be sufficient for adequate healing.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No difference: Hydrocele surgery does not affect nerves or blood vessels to or from the penis. Thus no reason to be concerned about fewer erections.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Hernia surgery: No. You need to look for other causes.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
ED: Surgical repair can be done with limited success. Vacuum erection device is an alternative. Intracorporeal injections can be use depending on amoun ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Ask urologist or ...: Leaving a thread attached to stent for self pulling-out is common; yet the length of thread is arbitrarily decided by urologist and occasionally it ma ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
See below: Generally, an erection will have no adverse effect on either the penis or the indwelling stent as there is enough redundant string within the bladder ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Witten
27 years experience Urology
Surgery for ED: Depending on the cause of ed, medicines, injections, vacuum pumps are often used prior to surgery. Reconstructive surgery usually requires placement o ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Surgical report: Every time that surgery is done the surgeon writes in his chart just what he has done and sends the tissue to a surgical pathologist for confirmation ... Read More
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