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Re: Removal

Postby David_R » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:15 am

KMeister wrote:
hardernharder wrote:How is it possible to lose size with an implant?
Implants don't shrink in size, right?
Please explain.

Sometimes the patient has already lost size due to other medical issues such undergoing a radical prostatectomy (removal of the prostate).... Also, a lack of regular erections due to ED can result in a loss of penis size.

If a man has a penile implant he can have erections again but often doesn't recover what he lost due to his prior medical history.
KMeister


My situation exactly. I had two years without erections following my radical prosatecomy in 2000, before I had an implant inserted. I lost an inch (like many, many guys who had RPs before the introduction of "penile rehab" did, I've discovered in prostate-cancer support groups through the years), and it had nothing to do with the implant -- which my wife and I love!

Inch lost before implant, bad news. Hard penis again after implant, good news! :D
Age 69. Prostatectomy in 2000. My urologist is Dr. Marc Siegelbaum of Univ. of Md. St. Joseph Med. Ctr. in Baltimore suburb of Towson. (LGX, and after regular inflating I regained my original length and girth.)


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