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Quester
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Been on the site for awhille

Postby Quester » Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:28 pm

I've been a member on the site for a while now (19 Nov) and it occurred to me that I haven't done a intro.

Around about 2004 my Erectile Dysfunction which was an on and off problem became a problem that I sought medical care. I was first put on Levitra then later Viagra as time went along the pills became less and less effective until I got to a point that all I got out of taking them was a massive headache. After about a year of basically doing nothing as I was going through a divorce I met my current wife and I continued to struggle with the Viagra and one urologist put me on Testosterone topical treatments. Then along comes the whole T is bad and my primary care doctor took me off it and now instead of an on again off again ED with Viagra I was back to the crushing headaches. Back to the Urology Clinic and I opted for Alprostadil injections. I really liked them for the price of little pin prick a nice hard on.
I was on it for over a year when one time I Injected and nothing happened but a pain in my dick. I blamed bad placement of the needle, as the next time a nice hard on again. The while I was recovering from foot surgery I noticed my basically straight dick had a curve and to me it seemed shorter. Thinking it was just I was fatter due to inactivity I didn't give another thought until my wife mentioned it and I called the urology clinic and was told that I had Peyronie's Disease. The Doctor asked if I had thought about an implant as it would fix both issues not being one to jump to the knife I took the other option of let's wait and try Pentoxifylline. Now 3 months later I had my first follow up and too me the curve is getting worse with a curve up which isn't so bad but the curve to the right side is. The Urologist wants to wait until I hit the year mark and wants me to take pictures from time to time to mark the curve. But said the plaque (scar tissue) was about a centimeter in size and could be larger as it as right at the base. He also said it looks like I may be a candidate for surgery. Any this site is awesome I have learned so much about, surgery, ED, PD and I'm glad there is a peer support group
56 yrs old ED for at least 10 years no ED plus Peyroine's Disease

David_R
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Joined: Mon Nov 02, 2015 1:03 pm
Location: Northeast Maryland

Re: Been on the site for awhille

Postby David_R » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:34 pm

So glad this site has been a help to you, brother. Please keep us posted as often as you wish. You're in my prayers.
Age 69. Prostatectomy in 2000. My urologist (for 20 years) has been Dr. Marc Siegelbaum, Chief of Urology at Univ. of Md. St. Joseph Med. Ctr. in Baltimore suburb of Towson. I have LGX, and after regular inflating I regained my original length.

ChosenOne619
Posts: 90
Joined: Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:22 pm

Re: Been on the site for awhille

Postby ChosenOne619 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:41 am

I just wanna say good luck and I really hope you and your wife are happy with the outcome. I am gonna ask my doc about an implant soon.
22 year old male with Ed since I could remember. Tried sildenafil 20mg per pill went up to 4 pills didn't work and side effect were getting to me. San Diego, California where I reside


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