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... Like they say , be patient, if you get them soon after they hurt anyway, chances are you will feel some minor sensations soon. It's been 36 days since my Da Vinci RP and I seem to be doing ok with Viagra, ok in this context means I see progress that indicates to me I should be funtional in 4-6 months. But evryone is different. Hang in there ! Bill (4 replies)
... Paul's Dr said to start taking the Viagara once the catheter comes out. Like Daff said everyone is different. It has been known to happen just two weeks after surgery but seems it takes much longer than that. Another issue that affects erections are mental attitude. Meaning if you are anxious and thinking about it all the time it won't happen. Try to relax and not concentrate... (4 replies)
... You can probably find some other posts on this board that deal with this if you don't get many responses. While I went the radiation route myself, I have read quite a bit-- seems like some determining factors would be your age, your physical condition, your capabilities prior to surgery, whether the surgery successfully spared your nerves etc. I've heard that 6 months to 1... (4 replies)

... op. Viagra seemd to work best for me. I also used a vacuum pump device, as well as rubber constriction rings. ... (6 replies)
... Well, it's been a few days since your original post regarding Viagra alternatives. It does not appear that there is widespread use of effective oral drugs that are a whole lot cheaper. ... (11 replies)
... I am writing to seek information and help for my BF, who, a year and a half post-radical prostatectomy, still has great difficulty achieving an erection satisfying enough for intercourse. Oral meds (Viagra, Levitra) did nothing. He has been injecting for about a year now with varying degrees of success. He is currently using Trimix, which eventually facilitates an erection... (1 replies)
... s best to have a radical prostatectomy now, than to wait 20 or 30 years when surgery will not be a viable option, and cancer would have spread.. ... (0 replies)
... A friend sent me this site due to my having concerns about my "quality of life" recovery after Prostate Cancer Surgery. My complete prostatectomy was on April 26, 2007 so I'm 4+ months post-. I'm 62 years old and in overall good health. I have been a runner for many years. I have had PSA's since 1999 and all were elevated but biopsies always came back negative. My PSA was... (0 replies)
... Four weeks may not be enough for the impact of anesthesia on depression to abate, but it is definitely too soon to expect a return of potency. Unfortunately, worry about it can increase the physiological aspects by adding psychological ones. You haven't said what medication you are on, but the SSRI's have an impact on erectile function, as you probably know. If you are on a... (12 replies)
... e been painless and sometimes it can be quite acute right at the tip. I had experienced ED for many years prior to having RP and am now very nervous about using Viagra etc unless I can be assured that there will be less pain having an orgasm in the erect state than when flaccid. ... (16 replies)
... I'm 5 months out and had engorgement since post 1 month but absolutely no sign of erection. Recent doc visit said engorgement is normal. A bowel movement actually causes it as well. ... (3 replies)
... I tried Viagra and Muse. The viagra didn't work at all and the Muse insertions worked somewhat but not firm enough for penetration. ... (3 replies)
... Hello. I too am 4 weeks post-op today! I may get back to it today. As far as your husband's depression is concerned, I can understand it. I am not yet feeling deep depression, but I wonder if I'll ever be physically as normal as I can be. My incontenance is very minimal now with just some slight dripping mostly when I walk a lot. Laying down, sleeping, sitting is OK.... (12 replies)
... Such are the humiliations of having a dysfunctional bladder, post prostatectomy. I know I cannot be too far from a rest room for more than an hour, now. ... (64 replies)
Post Op results
Aug 31, 2005
... i too had the Robotic Laparscopic Radical Prostatectomy done on May 9, 2005 by Dr. Ash Tewari in NY! I felt the care by him and his staff were wonderful. ... (9 replies)
... in your favor because younger men usually recover faster as you already know. With 1 nerve spared it may take you longer for erections to recover. I purchased 2 Viagra tablets but have not had to use them but I will try them. ... (4 replies)
... I am curious if anyone has had experience with daily Viagra therapy starting soon after RRP. ... (4 replies)
... robotic prostatectomy AND outcome ". That just gave me 4,433 hits, a few too many. ... (18 replies)
... Where did you do your surgery and how did you choose a surgeon? (28 replies)
... The key issue for me that tipped it toward robot assisted prostatectomy was what has been mentioned regarding radiation of the colon/rectum and difficulty with salvage surgery following radiation. Anecdotally, I would say a key issue is the degree to which your sexual performance is important to your life. Radiation appears to many to have better initial results with... (28 replies)




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