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After radiation therapy for anal cancer, I am having ED problems. Is there any therapies that can be done for ed. Viagra (sildenafil) ect do not help.?
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In brief: Options
There are many treatments available for erectile dysfunction.
Oral medications (called pde-5 inhibitors) are first line therapy. If those fail (and some men respond to different oral meds so trying others is not a bad idea), the next line of therapies include vacuum erection devices, urethral suppository, injection therapy. Lastly, implantation of penile prosthesis is recommended for some men.

In brief: Options
There are many treatments available for erectile dysfunction.
Oral medications (called pde-5 inhibitors) are first line therapy. If those fail (and some men respond to different oral meds so trying others is not a bad idea), the next line of therapies include vacuum erection devices, urethral suppository, injection therapy. Lastly, implantation of penile prosthesis is recommended for some men.
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Other meds, implants
Ed can have many causes, only some relieded with medication.
Speak to a urologist with the full array of options from pumps to penile implants and injections, .

In brief: Other meds, implants
Ed can have many causes, only some relieded with medication.
Speak to a urologist with the full array of options from pumps to penile implants and injections, .
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. R. Scott Anderson
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: ED after Anal Cancer
That is something to talk to your urologist about.
There are several options that can be employed. Vaccuum assist devices, injections, or penile implants are all options, but give yourself some time to recover from your therapy before you worry too much.

In brief: ED after Anal Cancer
That is something to talk to your urologist about.
There are several options that can be employed. Vaccuum assist devices, injections, or penile implants are all options, but give yourself some time to recover from your therapy before you worry too much.
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
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Dr. Shalin Shah
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See Urologist
Erectile dysfunction after radiation therapy to the pelvis is unfortunately very common.
It is believed that damage to the blood vessels that supply the nerves to the penis is the cause of this. There are a number of things that a urologist can do, both medical and surgical, that may help you out. Please ask your radiation doctor to refer you to a good urologist that specializes in ed.

In brief: See Urologist
Erectile dysfunction after radiation therapy to the pelvis is unfortunately very common.
It is believed that damage to the blood vessels that supply the nerves to the penis is the cause of this. There are a number of things that a urologist can do, both medical and surgical, that may help you out. Please ask your radiation doctor to refer you to a good urologist that specializes in ed.
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