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John_66
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I've read several posts from men and/or wives working out the ED kinks together. I'm happy for all of you in the ways that you are working together and more power to you.
I am 90 days out of radical surgery and have had only half-way erections. I am single and have no sounding board whatsoever. I am very aprehensive of ending up in a situation, to say the very least, and I will tell you that it is eating away at me. I am thinking of working with a professional woman. I can't be the only single guy with the problem.What are people's thoughts?

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lewvino
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I would think that if you are comfortable working with it then you should. From what I've read it takes time and you don't want to just do nothing.
How old are you? I would think that your Doctor might even have some suggestions.

Larry

thegriz
Posts: 23
Joined: Nov 2008

I would think, since you successfully have "half-way" erections, that Viagra or similar would certainly get you the rest of the way. Have you tried it?

John_66
Posts: 10
Joined: Apr 2009

Post was incomplete. Yes. Am taking V., and that's how the flag gets to half-mast.

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ismetals
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Joined: Feb 2009

Sometime i'm at half mast with pills . From there it takes some effort but things can work out. there is no doubt that a good partner is important. hope there is a way for you to fulfillment. by the way did they spare both nerve bundles?
Gary

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lewvino
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Joined: May 2009

I found this on http://www.harvardprostateknowledge.org/node/37

Recent research suggests that when the penis is flaccid for long periods of time, and therefore deprived of a lot of oxygen-rich blood, the low oxygen level causes some muscle cells in the columns of erectile tissue (corpora cavernosa) to lose their flexibility and gradually change into something akin to scar tissue. This scar tissue, moreover, seems to interfere with the penis’s ability to expand when it’s filled with blood. In fact, imaging studies indicate that blood may drain away from the penis rather than fill it.

Larry

lion1
Posts: 239
Joined: May 2007

All,

I am reading this post and like others I have read, Patience MUST BE EXERCISED. Your body has went through hell believe it or not with your surgery, give it time and Heaven will be settling in. I started to get normal erections one year after my surgery, there was alot to heal from the inside----patience. My doctor did not prescribe Cialis until almost 9 or 10 months. Yes, I was working on erections constantly, but I waited 2 months after my surgery. I think many of us expect results way to quick-----but I understand---we're all human----I have my sex life back pretty good--but I'm still incontinent. What I am trying to say is the cup is half full! And not necessarily with URINE!!!

Lion1

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