Implant for Severe Psychogenic ED

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Implant for Severe Psychogenic ED

Postby defiant » Thu May 24, 2018 7:06 am

I am just wondering what people’s thoughts are on seeking an implant to put to bed the endless issues that come with a psychogenic ED that has snowballed for over a decade.

In my case, I have not had the opportunity sadly to really try and get rid of the problem with a partner even though I have been in understanding relationships, unstable and insecure as they were....

Cialis also, despite the waves of anxiety, still works and I have a 95-97% success rate with it since the beginning of my time on it. I’m 34 right now, have had multiple investigations including 2 dopplers which were ‘normal’ even though my erections were weak as hell, (though I understand that isn’t the determinant of healthy blood flow in this test) and one night time study with 5 normal long lasting erections in the night.

But how long can one go on with this BS?!

Seeking advice from people on how a single man should move forward with this; explaining to new women, broaching sex with newcomers, whether I should just pack it in and get an implant!?

I refuse to not have sex.
35 y.o, mild to moderate ED since 21, 3 Dopplers with 1 result of VL & 3 later results of NO physical problem, critically dependent on cialis (efficacy now waning), overcame Lymophoma at 26, ED causing immense & profound psychological distress

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Re: Implant for Severe Psychogenic ED

Postby Robert-CA » Thu May 24, 2018 11:51 pm

If the Cialis works for you, I'd stick with that.

An implant can't be undone. Patient satisfaction is incredibly high, but there are downsides. There's a long recovery period after surgery, and some men experience extreme pain for several weeks. There is also the risk of mechanical failure (yes, implants do break).

There are a number of experimental treatments in the queue. They are YEARS away. But you are still very young, and if the Cialis works, I'd stick with it. ... sfunction/

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Re: Implant for Severe Psychogenic ED

Postby young_and_impotent » Sun May 27, 2018 7:46 am

Isn't 95-97% success rate completely normal?
28 year old with severe lifelong ED.
Haven't had erections good enough for sex in a decade.
2 Penile dopplers shows venous leak.
Going for an implant.

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Re: Implant for Severe Psychogenic ED

Postby gautengrob » Tue May 07, 2019 11:16 am

95% success with Cialis ?? 5 Boners a night ? damn nothing wrong with you mate maybe you just need an anti anxiety drug ??
Progressive ED since 2005 Heart Attack at 38 Heart Valve replacement 2014 Viagra works 5% of the time implant May 10 2019 Dr Licht lgx 18 plus 2

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Re: Implant for Severe Psychogenic ED

Postby Lost Sheep » Tue May 07, 2019 11:50 am

With physical solutions, the standard procedure (and there are good reasons for it) is to try every viable solution, starting with the least-invasive ones first.

If the cause is suspected to be psychogenic, it makes sense to try the least invasive solutions for that condition as well. If you can get nocturnal erections, (while you are asleep, the conscious mind gets out of the way of your subconscious mind) it seems to me that hypnosis may duplicate that freeing of the mind. An effective cure which can be quite effective quite quickly. I would try psychotropic drugs last, but still before going to the rather drastic solution of surgery.
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Born 1948 AMS LGX 18+3 implant Nov 6, 2017 by Dr Tavis Shaw. Spent 14 months researching in effort to optimize outcome. After 30 yrs of progressive unrecognized ED I will do this RIGHT; no second chance with one's first.
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Re: Implant for Severe Psychogenic ED

Postby Flavio » Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:22 pm

I suffered from coital anxiety for many years and in my case, oral medication worked: Cialis and oral phentolamine. I believe phentolamine is excellent in cases of psychogenic ED because it blocks sympathetic action in the penis. I know nothing about implants but they are irreversible and too drastic a solution.

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