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Posted 28 Nov 2017 at 20:29

19 mths post -op .


 


2 questions - 1 Do drips and dribbles ever go away ?


                    2 Do erections ever come back without medication?


 

User
Posted 28 Nov 2017 at 22:26

Hi I’m 50 and 30 months post op. I was lucky to be leak free almost immediately. I regained decent sexual function at 24 months but only by using daily 5mg Cialis medication. Not tried without it


If life gives you lemons , then make lemonade
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Posted 29 Nov 2017 at 08:21

Have you been thorough with the pelvic floor exercises? Drips and dribbles tend to be about muscle tone (stress incontinence) rather than surgical damage.

For my husband, the biggest improvement in sexual function came between months 24 and 36. He has no ED now although the length / girth is much reduced. Some indicators reduce or increase your chance of recovery. At 19 months post-op are you able to get erections with meds, injections or a pump? Do you get erections fairly frequently?

Edited by member 29 Nov 2017 at 08:23  | Reason: Not specified

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Posted 28 Nov 2017 at 22:26

Hi I’m 50 and 30 months post op. I was lucky to be leak free almost immediately. I regained decent sexual function at 24 months but only by using daily 5mg Cialis medication. Not tried without it


If life gives you lemons , then make lemonade
User
Posted 29 Nov 2017 at 08:21

Have you been thorough with the pelvic floor exercises? Drips and dribbles tend to be about muscle tone (stress incontinence) rather than surgical damage.

For my husband, the biggest improvement in sexual function came between months 24 and 36. He has no ED now although the length / girth is much reduced. Some indicators reduce or increase your chance of recovery. At 19 months post-op are you able to get erections with meds, injections or a pump? Do you get erections fairly frequently?

Edited by member 29 Nov 2017 at 08:23  | Reason: Not specified

"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards." Soren Kierkegaard
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Posted 05 Dec 2017 at 22:15

Seem to be as fit as I've ever been - still playing footy at 69 , gym at least 3 times a week , all of which I would have hoped would help strengthen the muscles . Actual Pelvic floor exercises - a couple of times a day . Do I need to step up the exercises , or ease off the other exercise ?


In terms of erections , the pump works to an extent [ no pun intended ] , but things soon wain . Sildenafil seems to help but without some form of help I dont think I'm firm enough for anything worthwhile , although I can reach a climax when flacid , which is better than nothing .


 


Still , I'm here to tell the tale and my post op P S A has remained in the ' undetectable ' range ' , so other things are of little concern by comparison .


Thanks for the responses.

 
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