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Is there a remedy for impotence after prostrate surgery?

Is there a remedy for impotence after prostrate surgery?

Yes: There are a variety of therapies for ed after surgery on the prostate gland. Men commonly use phosphodiesterase type v inhibitors like viagra/cialis to assist them with erections. When these fail, the patient needs a workup that may include imaging of the blood vessels in the penis. Other therapies include external vacuum pumps, internal inflatable prostheses, & medication injections. ...Read more

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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

Erectile dysfunction refers to any problem when a male cannot get or keep an erection long enough for intercourse. It has many different causes so "erectile dysfunction" is a descriptive term ...Read more


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I had varicocele 4 y ago, after the surgery an hydrocele came (same testicol). It's half of a tennis ball. Is it urgent? Do i risk impotence? Thank u

I had varicocele 4 y ago, after the surgery an hydrocele came (same testicol). It's half of a tennis ball. Is it urgent? Do i risk impotence? Thank u

Hydocele: A hydrocele is a fluid containing cystic mass in the scrotum connected to the testicle. It does not cause any significant change in fertility or virility and it is almost always benign. Surgery to remove the membrane that creates the cyst wall is done mainly for comfort or cosmetic reasons. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a penis reconstructive surgery for erectile dysfunction.?

Is it possible to get a penis reconstructive surgery for erectile dysfunction.?

Surgery for ED: Depending on the cause of ed, medicines, injections, vacuum pumps are often used prior to surgery. Reconstructive surgery usually requires placement of an inflatable penile implant. Reconstruction can be accomplished for severe penile curvature (peyronies) but often requires a penile implant as well. See a urologist. ...Read more

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Impotence causes and treatment?

Impotence causes and treatment?

LOTS!!: Many many reasons. Ask your doctor about any medications that you currently are taking that could have impotence as a side effect. May need a sleep study that can help to determine the cause as to whether it is physical vs psychological. Blood work to check testosterone levels. So you can see a lot goes into this answer. Please see your physician as it may be treatable. ...Read more

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What is the cause and treatment of impotence?

What is the cause and treatment of impotence?

Your doc: Or a natural doc can test your hormone levels and rule out circulatory issues. Also, a clinical psychologist can teach you skills to keep from focusing on your "performance" which interferes also. Peace and good health. Cause varies or can be a combo of the above. ...Read more

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Best doctor for treatment of ED or impotence?

Best doctor for treatment of ED or impotence?

Ed: Primary doctor or urology. We get a history, exam, do labs (testosterone, diabetes, kidney, liver, prostate, lipid test) discuss meds depending on results. Pcp may treat some conditions , urologist other. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Are alprostadil and sildenafil (viagra) effective in the treatment of all types of erectile impotence?

Are alprostadil and sildenafil (viagra) effective in the treatment of all types of erectile impotence?

No: Nothing works all the time. That is certainly true of these agents. For instance, if the blood vessels that are responsible for creating an erection are damaged then these medications probably won't work. ...Read more

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I'm26y,no erection(impotence) since puberty. I made (C-DDPU) result poor blood perfusion no venous leakage cavernosal artery normal.why & treatment?

I'm26y,no erection(impotence) since puberty. I made (C-DDPU) result poor blood perfusion no venous leakage cavernosal artery normal.why & treatment?

Impotence: Have your doctor order the labs related to low T. Then have your doctor refer you to a urologist who will examine you, review the labs, and then proceed to your best treatment. ...Read more

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Erectile dysfunction: drug or operation treatment?

Erectile dysfunction: drug or operation treatment?

See urologist: Erectile dysfunction needs to be diagnosed by urologist, then will include possible medication trial, followed surgical options if medications fail. ...Read more

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Impotence (Definition)

Impotence is a clinical finding in which a person is unable to achieve or maintain a state of sexual arousal, ...Read more


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Erectile Failure (Definition)

Erectile failure, also called erectile dysfunction or male impotence, is the inability to achieve or sustain an ...Read more