New Registering Members - forum guidelines

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Re: New Registering Members - forum guidelines

Postby Larry10625 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:08 am

faktrman wrote:I recently had a penile implant AMS 700. I was happy to have people refer me to come here. I have many questions and concerns about my implant an the people on this site have helped me with great advice, support and to re instill my confidence.



Welcome to Frank Talk.
Please create a signature. It makes things much easier to answer your questions without asking a lot of questions. Here's how you do it
Click on your name in the top right corner and select "user control panel"

Then under the big letters "User Control Panel" there is a row of words... select "Profile"

Then down the left had side of the "User Control Panel" select "Edit Signature" (You might have Create Signature or something. I don't know exactly what you'll get because I already have a signature to edit)

Most guys put something like what I have, but you can put whatever you want. Here is mine -
51 years old, married 29 years. Implanted Mar 30/17 by Dr. Brock of London, Ont, CANADA. (AMS 700 CX 18 + 2). Had implant removed Apr 29/17 due to Septic Shock. Liposuction By Dr. Gan and re-implant by Dr. Brock (AMS LGX 15 + 2) Dec 14/17.

Don't get too carried away with the doctor like his name, address, phone number, etc (anything that looks like advertising for him).. you can certainly say Dr. Jones (great Dr.)

Can you please be sure to put your city, state/province and country.

If you need further help, please ask, that's what I'm here for.

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wilsonmill
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Re: New Registering Members - forum guidelines

Postby wilsonmill » Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:03 am

Hello, just had a Titan installed Feb.27th of this year. Still learning to cope with it, I see my surgeon this week as it will be over 6 weeks when I do..this has been a good site to read the discussion boards and see that I am not the only one who has had some problems but also try some resolutions..
Age 59, Married 15 years, Titan implant 27Feb2019, Duke Medical Hospital

jjjames
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New Memeber - First Post - Not Sure where to post the following

Postby jjjames » Mon May 20, 2019 11:11 am

COLOPLAST OR AMS? Coloplast or AMS?: First, thank you all for your content on this site. I've spent quite a bit of time on it for the past couple of months. My Urologist has done over 300 implants penscrotal. I met with him in February about the possibility of doing an implant. When I told him that I understood that the infrapubic method was reported to result in less pain during the healing process and have a faster recovery time, he said that another surgeon in their group was using the infrapubic method and had done thousands of implants. He has arranged for that surgeon to perform my surgery and concurrently use my surgery as instruction to him to learn this method. I am scheduled for the first surgery of the day on June 5th. Their firm normally uses AMS, but my doctor - with concurrence by the more experienced surgeon – will use either AMS or Coloplast devices. I need to let them know which device to use by thisTuesday, May 21st, when I meet with the more experienced surgeon. Note that they have had some problems with the LGX model, so would prefer to use the 700-CX model or the Titan. I've read that some of you have had an AMS device replaced with a Coloplast and others who have a Coloplast replaced with AMS. Others have had replacements using the same manufacturer. Still others may just have a strong opinion one way or the other. I am 70 years old with venous leak. My wife and I have enjoyed only oral sex for the last 3 or 4 years. With the use of 20 mg of Cialis (preferred) or 100 mg of Viagra along with a cock ring and a Bone Yard band around my penis and scrotum, I am able to maintain a good erection and ejaculation. But I am unable to maintain an erection for successful vaginal or anal intercourse. I have been using a VED 3 or 4 times a week for the last 4 weeks, beginning at 4” Hg for 5 minutes and currently 15 minute sessions at 4” for 5 minutes, 4.5” for 5 minutes and 5” for the final 5 minutes. (My urologist suggested that this would help both before and after the surgery.) At maximum erection using Cialis and the bands, I am 5.5” long and 5.5” around the shaft and glans. I'd really appreciate input from any of you to help me decide which device to use.
70 years old, married 16 years, venous leakage, Virginia Beach, VA.

regor1965
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Re: New Registering Members - forum guidelines

Postby regor1965 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:03 am

Just got an appointment for Tuesday for an Implant consult, 54 years old, struggled most of my life with ED. Taken pills since they were invented but they have stopped working for the most part (can't finish the job). I am in the Florida Panhandle, anyone on here had this procedure my area please PM.
Male, 54 years old, ED issues since early 30's pills helped for many years, now give me headaches or do not work. Implant surgery 10/4/2019 by Dr. Frank Greskovich Pensacola, Florida.

Snoozdoc
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Re: New Registering Members - forum guidelines

Postby Snoozdoc » Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:57 pm

Hi. I’m trying to post a new topic in implants, but im on an iphone and i cannot figure out how to do this. Do iphones work for this?
Developed Type 1 at age 43. ED started about 4 years later (~2013). Pills quit working. Peyronie’s joined the circus. Finally coloplast 18+0 9/12/2019.

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Re: New Registering Members - forum guidelines

Postby Frank Talk Admin » Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:46 am

Good question....they definitely should work for posting. They do not work for chat.
Does the "new topic" button appear anywhere on the screen when you are in the "implant" forum?

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Re: New Registering Members - forum guidelines

Postby GoodWood » Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:16 am

Snoozdoc wrote:Hi. I’m trying to post a new topic in implants, but im on an iphone and i cannot figure out how to do this. Do iphones work for this?



Hi,
I use the iPhone almost exclusively on here. I’m on it now. The regular safari browser works fine for this site. I’ve had no problem posting. Make sure your phone operating system has been updated recently?

I’m able to use the chat room function by using the Puffin browser. You can download it in the App Store. I used the free version for a while but eventually upgraded for the $4.99 “full version” through the App Store. But I don’t notice ANY change from the free version so there doesn’t appear to be a need. Some people mentioned that Ouffin had gone away but I still see it as an option in the App Store.

The mobile friendly website on Puffin is easier to read in a small screen but you can’t use the cam function. In the settings on Puffin (upper right corner) there is a switch to desktop web version. That is a bit harder to read because all the text is smaller so I zoom
In and out a lot. But the cam function works. That has been helpful.
52yo. NYC. Progressively worsening ED over 6 years. No HTN, DM, or related health issues. 20-40mg of Sildenafil or 45 units Quadmix (30/6/40/0.2). Doses have been increasing so staying open to the idea of an implant.

grantP
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Location: Missouri

Re: New Registering Members - forum guidelines

Postby grantP » Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:20 pm

Hi, From Mo..
I'm 65 years young, had Radical Robotic Prostatectomy 9/9/2019 so trying to get back to half assed normal.. I get about a 40% erection with 100mg of Viagra but it's only been a few months so I'm still hoping I'll get back to some norm soon..

Talk to you all later
Great site...

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Re: New Registering Members - forum guidelines

Postby bldoink » Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:25 pm

Welcome to the forum!
R.R.P 2011 Mayo Jacksonville, Dr. Michael Wehle. Nerve sparing - badly damaged. C in margin. V.E.D, Viagra and PGE-1 (80mcg/ml) injections @ ~ 14 units. Originally Edex20, then compounded PGE-1 - cost. Inject. 9+ yrs. It works. Treasure coast of FL.

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Re: New Registering Members - forum guidelines

Postby digicashceo » Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:33 pm

Hello everyone! My name is Chris! 47 years old, dad and granddad, Navy veteran. I haven't been formally diagnosed with ED but I have been diagnosed with hypertension and type 2. Speaking with my doc at the VA he said that could contribute to the "lack of excitement" down there, lol! Glad to be here and looking forward to learning. :D :D :D :D :D :D


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