It is almost three years now since I underwent prostatectomy. Since then my sex life is almost non existent. I have weak erection that is not strong enough to penetrate a vagina. Prior to my surgery, my erection was very strong and sex was great and satisfying. Now it is nil. I feel let down to my wife. I have tried viagra, cialis, injections, etc, but none of them have proven effective.
One noticeable change after my surgery, is that I drink a cup full of ice and water about twice a day. In addition, I admit I do not exercise as I should. Are these factors hindering my sex life?
What do I do now? Is this the end of my sex life? Please help me.
Hi there, thank you for posting your question. My answer is not intended as a substitute to visiting your own doctor but I hope I can be of some little help.
This is not the end of your sex life. Make sure you are as fit as you can be for your age. No smoking. Walk at least two miles a day. If Caverject 20 mcg does not give you a satisfactory erection then try a stronger formulated blend of alprostadil or try papaverine penile injection Move the dose up until you get a good erection. Think of going on Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) if your PSA is OK. If you want a hand see below.
PSA very low after surgery 4 yrs ago. Have feeling and urge for erection but no results. Have tried cialis-viagra to no avail and presently on testosterone replacement therapy. I like a lot of patients were assured of sex life after removal but not the case. I am 70 yrs old, in fair health and have learned a lesson the hard way. If I had not chosen removal I might be dead!!
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