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I am four weeks back from LRP and had my first erection on Sunday night. I was running at about 65% and was pleased to have that this early. The wife and I have not tested it again yet, but is it safe to think that if it worked at 65% now that it is a good sign and it will work again? Doc said he felt good about the nerve sparing portion of the surgery. I was not expecting to have anything going on for at least 3 to 6 months.
I have not taken any pills yet as the doctor has not issued them to me yet. He said we will talk about it on the 15th when I go back to see him. As for further testing the wife is at that time of the month and not feeling to frisky. I noticed that I was aroused to her touch and not by and visual aids.
Robin things sound encouraging on the ED front. But given your relative young age and a nerve sparing RP, that is probably not suprising. I would tend to be guided by your urologist's advice re commencement of ED medication, if required. But if the opportunity arises (LOL), I like Larry say, go for it!!! It will no doubt, be a process of rediscovering your own body's responses all over again. Basically what work's and what does not. You already mentioned that visual cues are not what they used to be, which is not that unusual following either RP or EBRT. So good luck on your voyage of discovery but don't be suprised if there are a few hiccups along the way.
I know I am kinda late on this topic. I had my surgery on 04-22-08 and have had no problems with E.D. I was on 5mg of calis daily for 12 weeks after surgery. but now I take Viagra as needed I think it works better I am at a bout 95%