Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Treatment of Impotence
So far, you've indicated that you cannot use, didn't respond to, didn't like using, or were not interested in using the following treatments
PDE5 drugs such as Viagra, Levitra or Cialis
Another possible treatment to consider is surgery. In most men, surgery involves insertion of a mechanical or inflatable prosthesis. This prosthesis is used to make the penis firm when you want to have sex. The prosthesis is then readjusted or deflated after sex is completed. In a small number of younger men, surgery can be performed that actually cures the cause of their impotence.
Keep in mind that all surgery involves risks, including the risk of serious infections, bleeding, or other types of permanent damage.
If you have tried all the other options for treating impotence and want to consider surgery, you should consult a urologist (surgeon who specializes in the urinary and the male reproductive system) who has expertise in this type of procedure.
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- Acid Reflux Treatment
- Blood in the Urine in Men
- Causes of Impotence
- Colon Cancer Screening
- Constipation in Adults
- Difficulty Passing Urine
- Intestinal Gas Guide
- Loss of Control of Urine in Men
- Lumps or Pain Within the Scrotum
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Painful or Frequent Urination in Men
- Penis Pain, Sores, Discharge or Lumps
- Rectal Bleeding
- Rectal Pain or Itching
- Recurring Abdominal Pain
- Sexual Problems in Men
- Treatment of Impotence
- Understanding New and Severe Abdominal Pain
- Understanding PSA
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