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Posted 14 Jan 2019 at 20:51

Good Evening All

Had a RP operation last December the 6th (2018)

Since than I been trying to keep my little fella keep going ,active, so given him plenty actions by help of my girl friend, Viagra,s (the one I stored them way before had the RP Operation)  and my imagination. 

I have been reading all sort of comments on here about vacuum pump tadafil Cialis etc.

So today I made a visit to my GP I told her her that I need a pump and cialis , she said Because of I just had the operation and my wounds are still fresh and I have a follow up appointment in February she wouldn't suggest them for me but  if she gets a letter from the hospital after my follow up appointment regarding a vacuum pump and cialis etc than she would be happy to provide them for me

 

I showed her some of the comments on here some of you guys even taken cialis before the RP Operation. I even showed her a maccmillans a online letter Answer  to my question about Vacuum pump and cialis..but she did not back off and she insisted with her original answer. 

I'm confussed that some of you guys on here given viagras tadafil cialis etc even 2 weeks after the RP Operation! 

Any comments please

Thank you 

DR

 

User
Posted 14 Jan 2019 at 23:59
It might be the policy of the clinical commissioning group where you live. It isn’t usually GPs that are responsible for new prescriptions for these things, the request will usually need to be in writing from the surgeon to the GP or from the surgeon to the ED specialist. See what your surgeon says at the follow up appointment - ask whether there is an ED clinic in your area and how you can get a referral.

Bear in mind that even though you have read about these things on here and the Macmillan site, that doesn’t mean you will be able to get them. The CCG for each area decides what can or can’t be prescribed. Some CCGs do not provide pumps on the NHS, some do not provide Cialis, some don’t provide either and some will allow prescriptions for both. It is called a postcode lottery.

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

User
Posted 15 Jan 2019 at 16:58

As I put in a reply to one of your other threads, where I live the policy is for these things to be prescribed - but as LynEyre said the mechanism was that the hospital wrote a letter to the GP requesting prescriptions (I was the postman for it!)

But that wasn't until several months after the operation. There seems to be a feeling that the body has first to recover from the physical abuse of the operation, not only cutting things out but the "bruising" from pushing other bits around in order to make the cuts which is likely to have been quite severe in the case of the nerves. I don't know whether any researchers have come up with how long it is advisable to wait, but it would seem unlikely to be less than the 6 weeks they recommend before flying.

You will no doubt have a post-op appointment with the hospital where you can ask the question.

User
Posted 16 Jan 2019 at 18:58

If you had the op in Dec it seems a bit early to be stressing it although some say they do.  I saw a pump on line at Superdrug for £150.  The one people mainly speak of is by SOMA and costs £280.  The Superdrug one looks a bit basic.  If that's a bit much then the hospital should prescribe it if you ask to be referred to the clinic. I have no other knowledge about these pumps although I'm thinking of trying one as my recovery isn't as good as it looked like being.

User
Posted 16 Jan 2019 at 19:09
You should only use a pump as directed by your URo but normally from 10 weeks post op. If you want a professional pump with rings for sexual inter course and penetration then I suggest you get the real thing , either on prescription or from imedicare for about £200. I basically used a pump to get many daily erections , and even though recovered now I still use it 3 times a week to keep it as big as I can. I got one via GP but to be honest anything you have that can pull a good vacuum will do to maintain erectile tissue. As cheap as a tenner on lovehoney or Ann summers

If life gives you lemons , then make lemonade

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Posted 14 Jan 2019 at 23:59
It might be the policy of the clinical commissioning group where you live. It isn’t usually GPs that are responsible for new prescriptions for these things, the request will usually need to be in writing from the surgeon to the GP or from the surgeon to the ED specialist. See what your surgeon says at the follow up appointment - ask whether there is an ED clinic in your area and how you can get a referral.

Bear in mind that even though you have read about these things on here and the Macmillan site, that doesn’t mean you will be able to get them. The CCG for each area decides what can or can’t be prescribed. Some CCGs do not provide pumps on the NHS, some do not provide Cialis, some don’t provide either and some will allow prescriptions for both. It is called a postcode lottery.

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

User
Posted 15 Jan 2019 at 16:58

As I put in a reply to one of your other threads, where I live the policy is for these things to be prescribed - but as LynEyre said the mechanism was that the hospital wrote a letter to the GP requesting prescriptions (I was the postman for it!)

But that wasn't until several months after the operation. There seems to be a feeling that the body has first to recover from the physical abuse of the operation, not only cutting things out but the "bruising" from pushing other bits around in order to make the cuts which is likely to have been quite severe in the case of the nerves. I don't know whether any researchers have come up with how long it is advisable to wait, but it would seem unlikely to be less than the 6 weeks they recommend before flying.

You will no doubt have a post-op appointment with the hospital where you can ask the question.

User
Posted 15 Jan 2019 at 23:07

Hi Lynn

 

Thank you so much for taking time and responding to me, much appreciated .

First of all what does it mean CCG?

Secondly ,Sure I would do what you said during the follow up appointment ,let's see what my surgeon says 

My only concern is to keep that tiny thing healthy really. Ohh I read somewhere on NHS website it says YOU CAN MASTURBATE WHEN EVER YOU FEEL LIKE IT !

yes but what's the difference between the vacuum pump and masturbate ..?

DR

User
Posted 15 Jan 2019 at 23:18

J-B

Thanks for your kind answer.,all your words noted .

Yes agreed with you about the fresh wounds,brushes etc

No day passes without having pains Any way 

Even I walk daily less than a mile And I do pelvic floor exercises at least 3 times a day

I get that kind of pains daily anyway,I know that it's a long processes healing and it's a frustrating thing 

Its surely not only we RP people suffering with pains, limitless bathroom visits, pads,nappies we have to put up with Sexual disadvantages as well.

Anyway Once again Thanks for taking time and responding to me 

D.R

User
Posted 16 Jan 2019 at 18:58

If you had the op in Dec it seems a bit early to be stressing it although some say they do.  I saw a pump on line at Superdrug for £150.  The one people mainly speak of is by SOMA and costs £280.  The Superdrug one looks a bit basic.  If that's a bit much then the hospital should prescribe it if you ask to be referred to the clinic. I have no other knowledge about these pumps although I'm thinking of trying one as my recovery isn't as good as it looked like being.

User
Posted 16 Jan 2019 at 19:09
You should only use a pump as directed by your URo but normally from 10 weeks post op. If you want a professional pump with rings for sexual inter course and penetration then I suggest you get the real thing , either on prescription or from imedicare for about £200. I basically used a pump to get many daily erections , and even though recovered now I still use it 3 times a week to keep it as big as I can. I got one via GP but to be honest anything you have that can pull a good vacuum will do to maintain erectile tissue. As cheap as a tenner on lovehoney or Ann summers

If life gives you lemons , then make lemonade

User
Posted 16 Jan 2019 at 23:25

Hi Peter P.

I just read your profile and I'm amazed with your Eager of Bedroom life . Honestly your a good example for your age people(Please I'm not being disrespectful to your age) it's just  I came across with some older boys comments on here seems they have given up of their sex life and they just wish to recover from their vs cancer /operations/treatments etc. 

How wonderful your ..your a real fighter:)

Your words noted, I thank you for your kind comments and suggestions 

D.R

User
Posted 16 Jan 2019 at 23:28

Good Evening Chris 

I thank you so much for your kind comments .

Yes your right I should follow the recommendations of my surgeon during the follow up appointment next month. 

Other thing is I really don't wish to practise with a cheap item. Let's see what my surgeon says4

 

Thank you 

D.R

 
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