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I regained mine after 30 months of ADT, and the relief I felt was overwhelming.
Vaigra and/or Cialis may have kept a lot of us going through those long months, but I'm sure we were all afraid that the hormone treatment might have ended our ability to have erections without the help of drugs. I can tell you it was a real fear for me.
However, I was lucky, but it often makes me wonder whether the deep anxiety we go through can in many cases affect a PCa patient's ability to get an erection easily....the fear of failure actually hindering the full recovery process.
Sorry about this awful "punny" ending to my post.... I can't think of anything to say but:
Thank you to all who who gave me best wishes. And thank you Terry for posting my experience in the forum. I am improving daily. Still somewhat sore where the prostate was removed, but blood flow to the penis is getting even better. The catheter and my staples are out giving me much more freedom. I am in awe as to how well my erections have returned. I was so depressed in the time leading up to and just after the surgery. But waking up 5 days later with an erection has changed my life.