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What is the longevity of a penile prosthesis implant?

What is the longevity of a penile prosthesis implant?

3-25 yrs...: If successfully implanted, the reported longevity of penile prosthesis has highly varied, ranging usually between 5-15 yrs, but may be shorter as 1-3 yrs or longer up to 20-25 yrs, at least based on my personal experience. If unsuccessfully ended with infection (. ...Read more

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Penile Implant (Definition)

Penile implant is the surgical means (as the last resort) to restore physical ability for intercourse so to extend the experience in sex pleasure, in turn, enriching the quality of personal &social life. The procedure is done through 1-2 (usually 1) incision (of 3-4 inches) to implant cylinders conforming to the chambers of corpora cavernosa with high satisfaction ...Read more


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Please tell me if there are any non-surgical alternatives to penile prosthesis implant for erectile dysfunction?

Please tell me if there are any non-surgical alternatives to penile prosthesis implant for erectile dysfunction?

Same steps for ...: The rx steps in caring any disease remain the same; that is, 1. Counseling of reality, empathy, &action - healthy lifestyle; 2. Adding drug(s) timely with caution; 3. Trying mini-invasive means/procedures - physical therapy, injection/stenting, etc.; 4. Invasive procdures. So, here are for ed: counsel for...; take pde-5 inhibitors; use urethral suppository, penile injection, or pump; at last, ... ...Read more

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How could a wife accept a husband having a penile prosthesis?

Does she LOVE him?: That's the reason to accept or not accept a husband. And the prosthesis offers advantages -- it's more reliable. If you're the concerned husband, you're probably read tales of women who can climax with something artificial but not with the natural item -- Think about this, and be the best lover you can be in every way. ...Read more

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Does a penile prosthesis create sperm ?

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Does a penile prosthesis create sperm ?

No,...: It won't make sperm; sperm is produced in testes and transported out there through epididymis, vas deferens, to seminal vesicles for storage and be ready for ejaculation at orgasm. So, penile prosthesis is to help men to have intercourse leading to orgasm, hopefully ending with ejaculation if their seminal vesicles still there and ejaculatory function still intact. But, no sperm making. ...Read more

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Attaching a penile prosthesis for diabetics?

Could be done: Due to nerve degeneration, vascular problems , diabetics have higher incidence of erectile dysfunction , they will also have higher incidence of complications like infection etc with prosthesis. ...Read more

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What is it like to have a penile prosthesis?

What is it like to have a penile prosthesis?

Here are some...: Any surgery is the last resort of care to help restore the impaired function for any organs like those for hips, coronary artery disease, heart valve disorders, etc.; so is penile prosthesis for erectile dysfunction. After penile prosthesis-implant, you have to be willing & learn how to operate the device with realistic expectation from you & sex partner. More? Ask urologist timely. ...Read more

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Penile prosthesis : do you know if there is "oversize length" for afro-american race?

Penile prosthesis : do you know if there is "oversize length" for afro-american race?

Onesize does not fit: Selection of prosthesis depends on the length of penis, one size does not fit all , not selected on racial basis. ...Read more

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Penile implant can be felt by women?

Penile implant can be felt by women?

Not Really: The sensation a woman has when having sex with a man who has a prosthesis is not appreciably different than a man who does not. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: penile implant?

What is the definition or description of: penile implant?

Here is...: Penile implant is the surgical means (as the last resort) to restore physical ability for intercourse so to extend the experience in sex pleasure, in turn, enriching the quality of personal &social life. The procedure is done through 1-2 (usually 1) incision (of 3-4 inches) to implant cylinders conforming to the chambers of corpora cavernosa with high satisfaction rate. Detail? Ask urologist. ...Read more

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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more


Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...Read more