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How good are penile prostheses for erectile dysfuncton?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Excellent & reliable

Penile prostheses are an excellent & reliable solution to erectile dysfunction if you can't tolerate medical options, whether oral, intraurethral, or intercavernosal, or mechanical options, like vacuum pumps.
However, you also need to be a reasonable surgical candidate & willing to undertake that risk. Don't forget that ed precedes heart disease so be sure to look at overall health before surgery.

In brief: Excellent & reliable

Penile prostheses are an excellent & reliable solution to erectile dysfunction if you can't tolerate medical options, whether oral, intraurethral, or intercavernosal, or mechanical options, like vacuum pumps.
However, you also need to be a reasonable surgical candidate & willing to undertake that risk. Don't forget that ed precedes heart disease so be sure to look at overall health before surgery.
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin
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Dr. Darren Mack
Urology

In brief: Effective & safe

Penile prosthesis surgery is reserved for men with ed that is refractory to all other non-surgical trestments.
There is a small chance of infection, erosion, and damage to nearby structures, but most men perform effectively with a prosthesis.

In brief: Effective & safe

Penile prosthesis surgery is reserved for men with ed that is refractory to all other non-surgical trestments.
There is a small chance of infection, erosion, and damage to nearby structures, but most men perform effectively with a prosthesis.
Dr. Darren Mack
Dr. Darren Mack
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