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is it possible for penile implants to break under hard use

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Yes: Penile implants consist of chambers placed in the penis to achieve an erection. An inflatable implant has tubing and a reserviour to store the fluid. ... Read More
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Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
No: Penile implants are very durable and flexible. Even at maximal inflation, implants can still bend nearly in half. Lots of other things can happen with ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience Urology
Erosion of implant: If you're penile implant is breaking (or eroding) through the skin, this is an emergency situation. You need to see your urologist (or go to the emer ... Read More
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Penile Implant: Implant problems. New penile implant designs are reliable, but in rare cases the implants might malfunction. Surgery is necessary to remove, repair or ... Read More
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Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
Return to your surge: You should return to the surgeon who performed the proceedure and have it evaluated.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Hi! xlishx, Sorry to hear of your suffering from ED, for which, as always, surgery with penile prosthesis is considered as the last resort of care aft ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Safe: Penile implants are generally safe with a low complication rate. The most common complications include infection, urethral injury, or bleeding. It can ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Somewhat natural: Penile implants are performed in order to have an adequate erection for sexual intercourse. There are 2 main types of implants, inflatable prostheses ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Mostly satisfied: Having a penile implant is a very personal decision. In the right patient who is motivated to having an implant, the procedure is very helpful and ver ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Penile implants: Once you have an inflatable implant installed, i'm not sure of a way to make the erection bigger, since the inflatable parts have a maximum volume cap ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Penile implant is the last resort for managing ED after failing to all conservative options like oral PDE-5 inhibitors, PUMP, penile injection or uret ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
No: Ejaculation is the release of semen, orgasm is the pleasant sensation. Ejaculation disappears after prostatectomy or with diabetes, 2 conditions that ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Golden
20 years experience Urology
Implant = Prosthesis: The inflatable penile prosthesis (ipp) is an excellent solution for men with severe e.D. That does not respond to other measures. The implant surgery ... Read More
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