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Is There Any Treatment Of Retrograde Ejaculation Following Prostate Surgery
Possibly: Medications do not help retrograde ejaculation if there has been permanent damage to the prostate if prostate surgery has resulted in damage to the muscles or nerves. Medications including antihistamines, decongestants, or tricyclic antidepressants may only work if there has been mild nerve damage caused by medical conditions including diabetes, multiple sclerosis, or mild spinal cord injury that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ejaculation occurs with a sexual climax during sex or masturbation or during so called "wet dreams". Pre-cum emission comes from cowper's gland with duct that opens into bulbar or mid- urethra urethra & ? Without warning. Then ejaculation occurs after semen enters urethra from ejaculatory duct, just beyond bladder neck which reflexly contracts followed by ...Read more
Absolutely: Following pelvic surgery including prostate surgery, the nerves to the penis are often manipulated, injured, or removed. Ask your urologist about penile rehabilitation which includes daily low dose pill (like viagra). This should occur for 1 year after surgery: see this link http://www.Healthymerlin.Com/after-prostate-surgery-patients-need-penile-rehab/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For an enlarged prostate - what is the best surgery to minimize erection problems and retrograde ejaculation?
Dilation procedure.: You are probably going to need a dilation procedure. A tube inserted into the urethra of a larger caliber then the stricture which will dilate the area of he stricture. You can get numbing medicine so it's not as bad as it sounds. The real challenge is that you will need to have this procedure again and again as the area of the stricture "heals itself" and forms another stricture, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
URETHRAL STRICTURE: The urethra is in a separate space as the main erectile bodies. Not likely. ...Read more
Is retrograde ejaculation an outcome of the evolve BPH laser surgery, or just a possible side effect? If so what are the chances? Of it happening?
See below: Retrograde ejaculation is a common side effect of all bladder outlet procedures designed to improve flow of urine that has been impaired by enlarged prostate. It is slightly less common in some of the newer procedures like laser and microwave therapy, but is still possible. Importantly, even man who experience this side effect have a normal sensation of orgasm, just little/no ejaculation. ...Read more
Subtle improvement: It is possible to make subtle improvement with non-surgical methods, but these are usually disappointing without surgical excision of the breast tissues. ...Read more
Laser...: Surgery to improve bladder emptying has undergone a fast pace of change especially over the past 10-15 yrs, so to strive for more patient comfort and less intraoperative complication with less cost. Laser vaporization, notably with greenlight laser, called pvp has stood out among the pack of options to earn high score of time test to fulfill the expectation as described. Detail? Ask doc timely. ...Read more
Enlarged prostate: It is surgical resection for benign prostate hyperplasia ( enlargement). ...Read more
Incontinence and ED: Assuming robotic approach short term (all rare in experienced centers): 1. Bleeding requiring transfusion 2. Heart or breathing problems 3. Blood clot in leg and/or lung 4. Damage to internal organs long term: 1. Incontinence (leaking urine) 2. Erectile dysfunction 3. Bladder neck scarring (rare) not an exhaustive list. Find a formally trained, experienced surgeon to discuss your risks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually, better...: You would expect to urinate with a better flow than before if you're able to void some with slow urine flow. This is the most common scenario after TURP. But, if residual urine is high, say, 450 cc or having urinary retention up to 1000-2500 cc, such men wouldn't void well, and even still never yet. So, it is said: Intervene at a reasonable time in a reasonable way to a reasonable person. ...Read more
Yes: With any operation or injury to the body there is the risk of scarring. There is the risk of a scar on the skin where the surgeon entered the body, as well as, risks of scarring with everything that was touched inside the body. Scarring is how the body heals tissue. We can try to do things to minimize the scar and the tension in the scar, but there will be a scar. ...Read more
Is dts spinal decompression therapy the best remedy without undergo an operation to cure slipped disc? Is there any side effects?
Is bulging veins of the penis surgery is considered successful for the treatment of venous leakage for young male, if viagra (sildenafil) &cailis dont' work?
Not usually: There was a lot of interest in this treatment many years ago but results were not up to expectations. The number of patients helped by this type of procedure has been very small in my experience ...Read more
Through urethra: When a TURP (transurethral resection prostate) is performed, what is being done is 'coring out' the inside of the prostate tissue. The urethra in the prostate is not really a tube inside a tube. The inside of the prostate is hollow and the urethra inside the prostate is made of prostatic tissue-this is what is being removed in a TURP;it heals back over and you still urinate through the prostate ...Read more
What is the recovery time for an endoscopic fenestration of an arachoid cyst? Are there any limitations afterward?
Varies: You see reports from anywhere between <5% and >50%. There is no proven benefit from robotics. Get an experienced surgeon.For more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
Retro grade ejaculation is when the muscle that leads into the bladder does not close off during the act of ejaculation. The semen will enter into the bladder and not through the opening of the penis. If the male produces a urine specimen then sperm can be ...Read more
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