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What should I do if my penile implant is beginning to break through the skin?
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Dr. David Sire
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Return to your surge
You should return to the surgeon who performed the proceedure and have it evaluated.

In brief: Return to your surge
You should return to the surgeon who performed the proceedure and have it evaluated.
Dr. David Sire
Dr. David Sire
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In brief: Erosion of implant
If you're penile implant is breaking (or eroding) through the skin, this is an emergency situation.
You need to see your urologist (or go to the emergency room) immediately. The implant will need to be removed surgically and you will need antibiotics. The decision for a new penile implant is managed on an individual basis.

In brief: Erosion of implant
If you're penile implant is breaking (or eroding) through the skin, this is an emergency situation.
You need to see your urologist (or go to the emergency room) immediately. The implant will need to be removed surgically and you will need antibiotics. The decision for a new penile implant is managed on an individual basis.
Dr. Howard Adler
Dr. Howard Adler
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Dr. James Lin
Urology
In brief: See urologist ASAP..
If so, your penile prosthesis has eroded through its encasing tissue.
For such, you should see the original surgeon if still available or whoever be available to you. Remember: life is a process of constant struggle to cope with reality, certainty, &uncertainty of daily living for survival, growth, &continuation. So, see and move on.

In brief: See urologist ASAP..
If so, your penile prosthesis has eroded through its encasing tissue.
For such, you should see the original surgeon if still available or whoever be available to you. Remember: life is a process of constant struggle to cope with reality, certainty, &uncertainty of daily living for survival, growth, &continuation. So, see and move on.
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Penile Implant
Implant problems.
New penile implant designs are reliable, but in rare cases the implants might malfunction. Surgery is necessary to remove, repair or replace a broken implant.

In brief: Penile Implant
Implant problems.
New penile implant designs are reliable, but in rare cases the implants might malfunction. Surgery is necessary to remove, repair or replace a broken implant.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Penile implant erosion through the skin requires urgent attention from your urologist to prevent infection (if not already infected).
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