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Is there any treatment of retrograde ejaculation following prostate surgery?

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 more

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Ejaculation (Definition)

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


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For an enlarged prostate - what is the best surgery to minimize erection problems and retrograde ejaculation?

For an enlarged prostate - what is the best surgery to minimize erection problems and retrograde ejaculation?

Depends: The complications you mentioned are largely dependent on the experience of the urologist and the procedure selected. Potentially however, any thermal treatment of the prostate can damage the sphincter or the nerves that allow erection. ...Read more

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What prostate procedure or surgery will have the least amount of side effects of retrograde ejaculation, no semen, and subdued climax. I have bph.

What prostate procedure or surgery will have the least amount of side effects of retrograde ejaculation, no semen, and subdued climax. I have bph.

BPH treatment: 59 y m with BPH & tamsulosin. Depending on the size & complications your urologist can give best option. Minimal invasive procedures are microwave, laser, needle ablation. Then turp, nerve sparing prostatectomy, incision prostate. The later two preserve erection & ejaculation. Turp is 90% done &5% retrograde ejaculation rate. Again size & complications determine the choice of procedure. Thanks. ...Read more

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Advise treatment on retrograde ejaculation?

Advise treatment on retrograde ejaculation?

See a urologist: To confirm diagnosis, and get an expert opnion, good luck ...Read more

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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?

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

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I had a TUMT procedure for BPH and now have retrograde ejaculation. It is very unpleasant having climaxes that are not there. Is there a cure?

I had a TUMT procedure for BPH and now have retrograde ejaculation. It is very unpleasant having climaxes that are not there. Is there a cure?

No cure/trial and er: There is no specific cure for retrograde ejaculation and it is a result of treating your prostate enlargement issue. There are certain things one can try though-one example is to take an over the counter sudafed 1-2 hours prior to intercourse (be careful if you have high blood pressure though). The only downside is it could temporarily cause your urinary issues to regress while on the sudafed ...Read more

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How can you cure retrograde ejaculation?

See a: Urologist for your best treatment options. It cannot always be cured, but can sometimes be helped. See a urologist. ...Read more

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What would cause retrograde ejaculation to revert back to normal on its own?

What would cause retrograde ejaculation to revert back to normal on its own?

Alpha blockers, TURP: The most common non surgical cause is the use of Alpha blockers (flomax, (tamsulosin) rapaflo).
The surgical cause is the TURP type of procedures eg. Green light laser, button evaporation or incision of bladder neck. The reason is that in these procedures bladder neck is opened up and semen finds it easier to pass into the bladder than go down a long way into the penis and out. ...Read more

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Will retrograde ejaculation cause infertility? Please help me docs!

Will retrograde ejaculation cause infertility? Please help me docs!

It will: Real retrograde ejaculation ("dry climax") involves ejaculation into the urinary bladder instead of outward. If you really have this all the time, you'll need your physician's help if you want to become a father. ...Read more

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Could using poppers cause or contribute to retrograde ejaculation. Aka delayed ejaculation in men?

Could using poppers cause or contribute to retrograde ejaculation. Aka delayed ejaculation in men?

Not aware of this: Retrograde ejaculation is usually the result of some neurological disorder, particularly diabetes, but also tumors that infiltrate the nerves like prostate or lymphoma. The use of poppers together with drugs like viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis can result in low blood pressure with fainting, and rarely problems with hearing and sight. Poppers promote unhealthy hypersexuality and are not the best thing for you. ...Read more

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How can retrograde ejaculation be reversed after tumt. After tumt I had blood in my semen for a month, and now very little ejaculate. It's been 2 mo?

How can retrograde ejaculation be reversed after tumt. After tumt I had blood in my semen for a month, and now very little ejaculate. It's been 2 mo?

Alpha agonist: Assuming you are not also on a medication to shrink your prostate as well (5-ari), there is virtually no way to "reverse" retrograde ejaculation. Theoretically, an alpha-agonist may help "tighten" your bladder neck, but will likely aggravate your voiding symptoms.
Retrograde ejaculation is not "dangerous" for you: it does not decrease your pleasure, but will create a problem with fertility. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would retrograde ejaculation cause infertility?

Hi docs, would retrograde ejaculation cause infertility?

Yes, ...: Retrograde ejaculation shoots the semen backward into the bladder instead of normally forward through and out of the urethra for vaginal insemination. So, it's yes to cause infertility. More detail? Ask doctor timely.

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I have described the signs of retrograde ejaculation I told a doctor and he said it was mental?

I have described the signs of retrograde ejaculation I told a doctor and he said it was mental?

Unlikely: I assume that you have orgasm without ejaculation. That is rarely psychological. Lack of orgasm is a different story. Leading causes are neurological or medication. ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Prostate (Definition)

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


Dr. Rashid Khan
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Retrograde Ejaculation (Definition)

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