There are different treatments to help with getting and keeping an erection. Your doctor and nurse can discuss the options with you to choose the best option for your situation.
Your doctor or specialist nurse might show you how to use a vacuum pump without the ring to draw blood into the penis. This helps to maintain the health of the tissues in the penis. Injections of a prostaglandin drug can help you get an erection. You give the injection into the shaft of the penis just before you have sex. You need to have a test dose before starting treatment.
Erection can be induced by injecting µg of prostaglandin e1, with evaluations of the arterial flow every five minutes for min . Visual and tactile stimulation produces better results. Some authors recommend the use of sildenafil by mouth to replace the injectable drugs in cases of contraindications, although the efficacy of such medication is controversial. Penile ultrasonography with doppler can be used to examine the penis in erected state.
Some cancer treatments can make it more difficult to get and keep an erection. We know it’s a impotentnost time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.
Your health care provider will ask about all your symptoms and give you a physical exam. Ed is usually caused by low blood flow to the penis or a problem with the nerves that control erections. This is a result of other conditions, such as hardening of the arteries, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol or diabetes. These conditions narrow the blood vessels and reduce blood flow to the penis or damage the erectile nerves.
Even if you can’t get a full erection, you can still have a sex life. You might find you can still get a partial erection and have intercourse. If your erection problems are caused by surgery, they might get better with time.
Semi rigid malleable rods are two flexible rods that your surgeon puts into the part of your penis that becomes erect. Your penis will be erect all the time, but the implant has joints that allow you to position your penis. You can position your penis up for sexual intercourse and down to pass urine. Vacuum pumps can work well with practice, but they don’t suit everyone.