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A 42-year-old member asked:

Will i get the same result with an air pump as i do with a penis pump?

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Dr. Stuart Shoengold
Urology 46 years experience
No : No these are 2 different types of treatments for ed. The "air" vacuum pump may be used for 30 min and engorges the penis with the use of a band at the base of the penis. The penis is firm due to the suction of the vacuum device. The penile prosthesis gives a very hard more natural erection. This is totally enclosed with the pump in the scrotum and no limit on the time of erection.
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Last updated Apr 3, 2015

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