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Does getting a proctocolectomy surgery cause erectile disability?

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In brief: Not necessaroty

While this type of surgery can lead to erectile dysfunction, usually the surgery is performed to preserve the nerves and preserve erectile function.
If the surgery is for colon-rectal cancer, then there may be radiation treatments before or after the surgery that could also affect erectile function.

In brief: Not necessaroty

While this type of surgery can lead to erectile dysfunction, usually the surgery is performed to preserve the nerves and preserve erectile function.
If the surgery is for colon-rectal cancer, then there may be radiation treatments before or after the surgery that could also affect erectile function.
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