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10 years on

Posted 06 Jan 2019 at 00:18

I had Radical Prostatectomy 10 years ago 2008 and have been on Cialis for tissue regeneration due to excess tissue damage during surgery for past 9.5 years and have also been using Cavajet 10 & 20 Mcg for all that time, but lately, the Cavajet does not seem to work or doesn't maintain a decent erection. Is there a reason for this?
Also a few months back I read that they were working on a spray which is derived from Nitomin which i take on the odd occasion for chest cramps by spraying under the tongue. Being curious about the report ob Nitromin I sprayed some on the glands and within 15/20 mins found that it gave me an erection and a sudden short headache. The question now is, is it safe to continue using it?

Posted 06 Jan 2019 at 00:50
You should never take nitromin and viagra or cialis - it could cause a heart attack. If you have been taking cialis for over 9 years but still needed injections to get an erection then the cialis hasn't been doing you any good and you should probably give it up now anyway.

Caverject does stop being effective for some people after a while - have you tried alternatives like vitaros or muse?

"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards." Soren Kierkegaard

Posted 07 Jan 2019 at 00:07

Thank you for your reply

I didn't use the Nitromin at the same time as using any of the other medications or within 12 hours of using them.

I will, however, ask my new Dr if I can trial run the Vitaros, the Muse I have tried but left a burning sensation in the urethra.

I forgot to mention that some 2 years after RP I had an xray for lower back pain which showed untreated scoliosis from my childhood, it also showed 3 Arterial Clamps which were left inside from the RP. the hospital said they were ok to be left in there and were reluctant to open me up again and remove them, however, I have been told by three other Drs they should be removed as they are restricting blood flow. I was given a CD copy of the xrays by my Dr should I wish to take it legally, should I have been more forceful with the hospital?

Posted 07 Jan 2019 at 18:32


Not sure if I am taking about the same clips but I had three hem o Lok clips migrate into  the bladder and urethra around  2014 /2015 , my op was RARP April 2014. I was told there were probably some clips still inside and that they were a harmless polymer clip that would settle in a corner. I am not sure about restricting the blood flow, I was given the impression they were to clamp off redundant blood vessels. When I investigated the clips the info at the time said they were undetectable to X rays, MRI and most of CT scanners, there was one CT scanner with a particular setting that could detect the clips. I have seen reports of detection when the clips become calcified or similar. There are guidelines as to the positioning of the clips,not sure if that was the same when your op was done, what type of surgery was it ?

Thanks Chris

Posted 07 Jan 2019 at 18:58

I had a Radical Prostatectomy, complete removal of the prostate.
As I have mentioned I have a copy of the x-ray on cd and the Arterial Clamps are clearly visible.

Posted 07 Jan 2019 at 21:38
I recently had a hip x-ray, several "staples" were clearly visible on the x-ray, the consultant said they were normal after a prostatectomy.
Posted 07 Jan 2019 at 21:42

Staples are a lot smaller than the Arterial clamps I daresay.

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