Tough lesson learnt

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medhatg
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Re: Tough lesson learnt

Postby medhatg » Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:38 pm

jackhammerdreamz wrote:DAMN!

Glad they caught it skin level and hopefully you're all good!

I'm notoriously bad at changing bed sheets, but I am good about clean underwear.

Wonder what the incision will be like compared to a vasectomy.... I had about a dime size incision on my scrotum from that procedure.
Healed up nicely in about a month.

Don't mind me just over here pondering things. :lol:


The incision will be bigger than a vasectomy for sure. It will look quite large at the beginning as the scortum is quite swollen then it will shrink to about 1" in my case after healing.

Matt
53, Married. ED for most my adult life due to secondary hypogonadism. Testosterone Replacement therapy made ED worse.
Dr. Daniel Rapoport, Vancouver Canada. World Class Surgeon and amazing staff. September 2017. LGX 700 (21+4)

Greg1956
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Re: Tough lesson learnt

Postby Greg1956 » Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:17 pm

Matt,
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I hope you are on the mend and have no further problems. I am sure that was scary, but glad you caught it early. Keep us updated on your recovery.

Greg
I am 61 and began having problems with ED at age 30. I was implanted by Dr. Ronald Anglade in suburban Atlanta on Monday, September 18th. I received an AMS LGX 18cm with 3cm RTE via a Penoscrotal incision.

medhatg
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Re: Tough lesson learnt

Postby medhatg » Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:37 am

Greg1956 wrote:Matt,
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I hope you are on the mend and have no further problems. I am sure that was scary, but glad you caught it early. Keep us updated on your recovery.

Greg


Thank you Greg. I support I get from you gents is unbelievable. God bless you all.
I'm on 4x500 mg daily of Cephalexin. I hope this would take care of it.
53, Married. ED for most my adult life due to secondary hypogonadism. Testosterone Replacement therapy made ED worse.
Dr. Daniel Rapoport, Vancouver Canada. World Class Surgeon and amazing staff. September 2017. LGX 700 (21+4)

jackhammerdreamz
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Re: Tough lesson learnt

Postby jackhammerdreamz » Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:36 am

medhatg wrote:
jackhammerdreamz wrote:DAMN!

Glad they caught it skin level and hopefully you're all good!

I'm notoriously bad at changing bed sheets, but I am good about clean underwear.

Wonder what the incision will be like compared to a vasectomy.... I had about a dime size incision on my scrotum from that procedure.
Healed up nicely in about a month.

Don't mind me just over here pondering things. :lol:


The incision will be bigger than a vasectomy for sure. It will look quite large at the beginning as the scortum is quite swollen then it will shrink to about 1" in my case after healing.

Matt


Good to know!

Wishing u a quick recovery man. Tell that infection to take a hike!
33yrs old. Implant Surgery scheduled!!
ED Symptoms for 15 years. No physical illnesses contributing to ED. Physically fit.
Doctor found peyronie's disease contributing to venous leakage.

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Re: Tough lesson learnt

Postby ocitgo » Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:33 am

I like all of your comments especially this.
:have clean underwear on all of the time: :roll:
Monday will be day "O". My doctor is local and is very focused. My insurance is excellent I have a very serious a balance problem. "Vestibular disease" diagnosed a year ago. Physical therapy helps but a slow process.
ocitgo (Bob F)
Bremerton, WA
Implanted 11/13/2017 AMS 700LGX
BMT for Leukemia (9/9/1993)

hturner12
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Re: Tough lesson learnt

Postby hturner12 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:36 am

ocitgo wrote:I like all of your comments especially this.
:have clean underwear on all of the time: :roll:
Monday will be day "O". My doctor is local and is very focused. My insurance is excellent I have a very serious a balance problem. "Vestibular disease" diagnosed a year ago. Physical therapy helps but a slow process.

The Va cut my vestibular nerve in 05. I have Menieriers. Balance is not bad now. The ringing is still there and I am com0letly deaf on right side
Hugh
Rezum 07/20/17
TITAN OTR 22cm no RTE , 125 cc reservoir Dr Hakky 08/28/17
Married 34, ED 5 Diabetes
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ThePlumber1964
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Re: Tough lesson learnt

Postby ThePlumber1964 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:41 am

Oh, I also suffer from a severe case of Menieres since I was 36; totally disabled since then since it is bilateral. I was never recommended to cut the cochlear nerves since they runs intertwined with the hearing ones, and at such young age I did not want to go deaf.
53 years old, happily married for 30 years to a beautiful and outstanding lady. Onset of ED at 49. Have had 3 AMS implants, all botched (21 LGX +2; 24 CX +1; 24 CX +3). Finally fixed on 11/08/2017 by the outstanding Dr. Eid with a Titan XL 26, no RTEs!

hturner12
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Re: Tough lesson learnt

Postby hturner12 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:03 pm

I was down to 10% hearing in that ear. All I could hear was noise It was the vestibular nerve not cochlear

The cut a section of skull nuerosurgeon lifted brain. One of them cut the nerve the put a piece of bovine mesh 8n to support the brain
Hugh
Rezum 07/20/17
TITAN OTR 22cm no RTE , 125 cc reservoir Dr Hakky 08/28/17
Married 34, ED 5 Diabetes
Links: procecure http://tinyurl.com/yaj7u4mj Advice http://tinyurl.com/ybfgx3t5
Journal http://tinyurl.com/y9qy5tav

medhatg
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Re: Tough lesson learnt update on recovery

Postby medhatg » Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:33 pm

Thank you for your support. After 6 days of high dose anti-biotic, the infection has cleared out and I no longer feel any pain the groin. It was a close call, but thank God, it is gone now. Lessons learnt again: go to emergency if you suspect anything. Better safe than sorry. Any pain in the groin could be an indication that the lymph nodes are reacting to an infection nearby.
53, Married. ED for most my adult life due to secondary hypogonadism. Testosterone Replacement therapy made ED worse.
Dr. Daniel Rapoport, Vancouver Canada. World Class Surgeon and amazing staff. September 2017. LGX 700 (21+4)

David_R
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Re: Tough lesson learnt

Postby David_R » Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:32 pm

So glad to hear that things have improved, medhatg!
Baltimore area. Age 68. Prostatectomy in 2000, CX inserted in 2002. It wore out after 12 yrs., got LGX in 2014. I am glad I had them both. My great urologist is Dr. Marc Siegelbaum. (After some time of regular inflating I regained my original length.)


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