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by REM1947
Mon Oct 24, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Pumps (Vacuum Erection Device)
Topic: Does V.A. pay for vacuum pumps or do they provide them directly
Replies: 13
Views: 4363

Re: Does V.A. pay for vacuum pumps or do they provide them directly

Hi Lost Sheep: Working with my VA urologist, I have received pills, injections, vacuum pump, and now just had an implant put in at the Pittsburgh VA Hospital. Except for the implant, I received everything through the mail, which was ordered by my urologist which is at the Erie VA. I am serviced conn...
by REM1947
Sun Oct 09, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: Implants
Topic: Getting nervous
Replies: 20
Views: 4039

Re: Getting nervous

From what I have read, you are in the BEST of hands with Dr. Kramer. I am six days post surgery. For me, if I had to do it over, would not give it a second thought. The pain meds are controlling the pain. I wish you all the best and all of us here will be with you through your journey. Post when you...
by REM1947
Fri Oct 07, 2016 5:14 pm
Forum: Implants
Topic: The implant is in!
Replies: 5
Views: 1249

The implant is in!

Little background info. I am 68 years old, white male, gay, live in NE Ohio and use the VA (Veterans’ Affairs) for my health care. My surgery was last Monday, (10/03), at the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. My surgeon was Dr. Rusilko from UPMC Mercy Hospital (VA paid him to due surgery), and Dr. Tenn...
by REM1947
Fri Sep 30, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: ED and Gay men
Topic: Gay and scheduled for an implant
Replies: 3
Views: 1836

Re: Gay and scheduled for an implant

Got my call from surgery today, Sept. 30, I am scheduled for operation room @ 1:00pm on Monday, Oct. 3rd. I can not remember when I looked so forward to something. :D I will update this post on next Wednesday or Thursday, depending on how I am feeling. Thanks Dave and Rick!! Please see my post in 'I...
by REM1947
Thu Sep 08, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: Implants
Topic: A single man with implant after almost 10 months
Replies: 8
Views: 1858

Re: A single man with implant after almost 10 months

Wow! That is encouraging. I am having the same implant next month. Thanks for posting the pic. Brings things into reality. I just can't wait.
Again thanks!
Bob
by REM1947
Thu Sep 08, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Implants
Topic: Type of anesthesia was used for your implants
Replies: 17
Views: 2967

Re: Type of anesthesia was used for your implants

Thanks guys for all your comments. An update. My surgery was scheduled for yesterday, got a phone call from resident surgeon on last Saturday, and she told me that she made a mistake in booking to operating room. :? She had to reschedule my surgery, not Oct. 3. :( (VA, move to the end of the line! :...
by REM1947
Sun Sep 04, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: Introductions and Hellos
Topic: Hello to All
Replies: 0
Views: 872

Hello to All

Hi, I am REM1947 or Bob, 68, Gay, live in Northeastern Ohio, and going to have a penile implant put on Oct. 3rd. I found this site by searching for implants and I am so glad I found it. I have already done a few posts and just seen this Introductions and wanted to post a little info about myself. If...
by REM1947
Sun Sep 04, 2016 2:53 pm
Forum: ED and Gay men
Topic: Gay and scheduled for an implant
Replies: 3
Views: 1836

Gay and scheduled for an implant

Hi, I am 68, gay, without a partner and checking to see if any gays sill in the implant group. Let the lack of having an erection hold me back way to long. Am scheduled for the AMS 700 LGX Penile Prosthesis to be put in on Oct. 3rd by Dr. Rusilko and Dr. Tennyson at the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA...
by REM1947
Sun Sep 04, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: Implants
Topic: Type of anesthesia was used for your implants
Replies: 17
Views: 2967

Re: Type of anesthesia was used for your implants

Thanks, guys for all of your replies. I was to have my surgery next Wednesday, Sept. 7th and yesterday my resident surgeon call me and said she made a mistake with scheduling the operating room and had to change my operation to Oct. 3rd. Got moved to the end of the line. HeHe Oh, well, gives me more...
by REM1947
Sun Sep 04, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: Implants
Topic: 1 wk post-op. is this normal?
Replies: 40
Views: 7484

Re: 1 wk post-op. is this normal?

WOW! Can't get that picture out of my mind. I wish you all the best. I see you are keeping us up to date. My surgery will be in a month. It makes since that there is going to be a lot of bruising with this type of operation. I have watched the operation I will have on YouTube thanks to Dr. Kramer. I...

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