Thanks, Chris(es) x2. Much appreciated. I read the comments by you both and others and find them a real benefit, so thank you, though it continues to amaze me that I find myself able to discuss an issue such as this so candidly. This journey changes you in lots of ways, doesn't it?
I find myself in a position I really didn't expect, as I'd chosen a surgeon in spite of his reluctance to spare nerves in circumstances such as mine (tumour was largely on one side) and by his own admission I would likely find a surgeon who would if I pursued another opinion. For lots of reasons we didn't
This means I'd done zero research about erection supporting drugs until the faint & fragile but unmistakeable stirrings I experienced a couple of weeks' post-op prompted me to start to read. I want to be a participant in the decision-making process with doctors, but to do that I need facts, hence I find myself every evening reading the historic threads on these pages, but still I have more questions than answers.
Is the (lengthy) recovery timescale that people who've had nerve sparing ops experience likely to apply to me too? Are these gains ever reversible? (neuro response I mean, I understand the plumbing can deteriorate) I'm surprised to find so little information (generally I mean) on this aspect as according to some research up to 15% of younger men (<60yrs) recover erectile function after non-nerve sparing RP. I've seen others say 0%.
Anyway, thanks for the encouragement. Every time this aspect of the whole journey starts to get the better of me my mind wanders to the post another contributor made in one of the other threads (no idea which, I've read thousands). He said though his member "no longer pointed up towards the stars, it did at least indicate the direction of the far horizon'' There's a goal to aim for, eh? :)