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lewvino
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Yesterday was 27 days post davinci surgery. On the penile rehab program I took my first 20mg doze of Levitra last night with stimulation from my wife. I was able to hit a home run and was very pleased! I had really good expansion and was able to have normal intercourse. The penis was not as hard as I thought it might be but from what I understand it should get better in time. This was with Levitra only. The nerve sparing report after surgery was 100% Spared on the Left side and 50 - 70% spared on the right side.

Larry

novaguy
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Very impressive, Larry. Congratulations. Yesterday my doc gave me the go ahead to try full strength Levitra, so I'll see how it goes.

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lewvino
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Wishing you good luck Novaguy. It does take manual stimulation and we used a little lubricant to help things slide in to homeplate!

Larry

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Larry I love hearing positive things here. Keep up (no pun intended,well maybe a little) the good work Congds....... Nick

novaguy
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Sounds pretty normal to me :-)

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ismetals
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It's been almost a year for me and it is finally starting to happen without drugs, just stimulation. All the reading I've done pointed to a one to three year regeneration with only one side saved. I am considering myself really fortunate. It is the success stories that keep us all moving forward. Keep up the progress all.

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WHW
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Larry,

Keep Up with the good work. May your journey in to this new era for you and your wife be LONG and rewarding. Live life a little FULLER. And stay STRONG in your PRACTICE and convictions. Strive to seek a greater sense of FULFILLMENT. Enjoy living a life of NO MESSY situations.

My continued prayers are with you and your family.

As concerns you son, I know what you mean. I have a son, senior in college, who is definitely high maintenance and turns our house into mayhem when he is home for breaks and summer. If it weren't for the fact that he was drafted by MLB out of high school and sought out after each of his first three years in college, I would banish him to a tent in the back yard when he comes home. I am holding out hope that he will sign the next contract offered and pay off on his promise to reward his mother and I for all the years of support and expense to help him get to this level. LLLOOOLLL.

Take care of you and yours,
Sonny

novaguy
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I accomplished my own mission today. Maybe not as exciting as yours, but I returned to the golf course today, 4 1/2 weeks after my surgery and 2 weeks after my knee injury. I swung normally, and nothing hurt. My game sucked, but it always did :-)

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lewvino
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I took golf as a PE Credit in my college days. Everytime I hit the ball it was a hole in one. Unfortunately that hole was a water trap! Glad my post surgery luck is better then my golf game!

novaguy
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Hey Larry, I didn't hit a home run last night, but I hit a triple after 20mg Levitra. I'll take that after just 5 1/2 weeks! I'm just a sacrifice fly away from scoring.

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lewvino
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Hey, That's great! They say it gets better with more time. I take my second full doze this Thursday night (which is also my B'day) so hoping for back to back home runs here! Things weren't a whopper home run first time but at least I scored and slide on into home plate! Looking forward to crossing that plate at a full standing attention sometime in the near future!

I wonder if they would kick us off the baseball team for using Levitra?

Larry

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dopplerjockey
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WOW !!! I am impressed guys. Here I am 5 months post-op and am having NO luck at all with re-creating erectile function, even with using a pump and Cialis/Levitra. Congrat to you. My wife and I are so very envious. We hope you continue to "perform" at that or better levels.

novaguy
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Well, hang in there jockey. The longer you wait the better it will feel when it does return :-)

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rogermoore
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Larry,

So glad to hear of your results. I know the rest of the group joins me in congratulating you on overcoming this HUGE hurdle.

Roger

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lewvino
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Roger,
Thanks! Next will be hitting the slopes this winter with my Ski's!

Larry

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