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Doctor insights on: Effects Of Prostate Surgery On Penis Length

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Will prostate surgery make my penis shorter?

Will prostate surgery make my penis shorter?

Depends: Radical prostatectomy performed for prostate cancer can cause decreased penile length. Surgeries performed from benign prostatic disease not affect penile length. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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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


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Why does my penis feel like it's leaking after prostate surgery?

Why does my penis feel like it's leaking after prostate surgery?

It may be: Anytime a man has prostate surgery, there is a chance of urinary leakage.This occurs due to damage to the control mechanism (sphincter) that controls urine.This is much more common in radical surgery for prostate cancer but can also occur after a transurethral procedure on the prostate such as laser surgery or a TURP for an enlarged prostate causing urinary problems.See your urologist who operated. ...Read more

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I had prostate removal surgery years ago. Can a doctor help me with getting erections again & getting my old penis size back again the way it was.

I had prostate removal surgery years ago. Can a doctor help me with getting erections again & getting my old penis size back again the way it was.

See answer: Radical prostatectomy for pca very common cause of both ed and penile shortening and shrinkage related to both the effects of the surgery and the lack of use. Nerve-sparing procedure and penile rehab using drugs, vacuum pumps, and injections helpful in treating and preventing but most effective if done within first 6 months post-op. Ed drugs, ved, injections still remain as options. See urologist. ...Read more

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My penis is shorter after hernia surgery using a mesh. Will this problem correct itself. Can someone please give me a real answer back. ?

My penis is shorter after hernia surgery using a mesh. Will this problem correct itself. Can someone please give me a real answer back. ?

Possibly swelling: This may be due to postoperative swelling around the base of the penis and in the scrotum and should resolve with time. Have never seen this be a long term problem. As always, check with the surgeon who did the operation if it persists. ...Read more

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Had my surgery and removed stone have a stent and string out of penis its tied in knot to short what happens is i get a erection? Please help me

Had my surgery and removed stone have a stent and string out of penis its tied in knot to short what happens is i get a erection? Please help me

Ask urologist or ...: Leaving a thread attached to stent for self pulling-out is common; yet the length of thread is arbitrarily decided by urologist and occasionally it may be too short so restricting the "room" leading to discomfort for erection. If so, you may release the taping of the thread and let it go inside urethra for comfort. After erection and peeing, you will most likely see the thread reappear of pulling. ...Read more

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Had surgery&removed stone have a stent&string out of penis is tied in knot to short what happens if i get a erection?Surgery ystrdy string out monday

Had surgery&removed stone have a stent&string out of penis is tied in knot to short what happens if i get a erection?Surgery ystrdy string out monday

See below: Generally, an erection will have no adverse effect on either the penis or the indwelling stent as there is enough redundant string within the bladder and penis to prevent the stent from inadvertently being pulled down/out or discomfort in the penis from the string being pulled too taut. Also, less likely to get an erection because of the discomfort often associated with having a stent in place. ...Read more

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Does surgery actually work to enlarge the penis?

Does surgery actually work to enlarge the penis?

No: Penile "lengthening" surgeryi actually is somewhat of a sham. The stabilizing suspensory ligament is severed, allowing the penis to hang lower without changing the actual length. Most competent urologists recommend you steer clear of this procedure ;#40;unless you would like having an unstable erection with no real change in length;#41;. ...Read more

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Can there be a surgery for no shaft in a male penis?

Can there be a surgery for no shaft in a male penis?

Shaft removal?: There are sex change operations that do reconstructive work on penis tissue. If you could provide more information as to the rationale behind your question, it would help with the answers. Thanks. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to straighten a penis without surgery?

Can there be a way to straighten a penis without surgery?

Injections: For peyronie's disease, there are several options that haven't been validated but have little side effects. Here is a link to view, hope this helps! http://www.Webmd.Com/erectile-dysfunction/guide/erectile-dysfunction-peyronies-disease?Page=2. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could fix my penis without surgery?

Can you tell me how I could fix my penis without surgery?

No, but...: You need a comprehensive professional evaluation and counseling so to decide what is the specific features of your specific concern so to consider its most reasonable way of care. To get the related things for good care done correctly, follow instructions described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html, & other topics in the selected Category - Erectile Dysfunction... ...Read more