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Sexual dysfunction after surgery

4 months removed from surgery, no erections, my wife can't satisfy me, since she can't satisfy me, she doesn't want me to satisfy her and I fear we are losing physical intimacy.

Re: Sexual dysfunction after surgery


You have many alternatives available to you. It may take a fair amount of research to find a suitable solution for you and your spouse. Log on to the following PCa site as a starting point:

You can begin with the same question you posed here or you can do some reading first. There are at least three sub-groups devoted to "sexual dysfunction" each with a number of questions and answers on topics you will undoubtedly find helpful.

If you begin with a posting I suggest you provide more detail on yourself and your circumstances, e. g. age, what measures you have tried without success, whether or not you had nerve sparing surgery, etc.

Best wishes Don O.

Re: Sexual dysfunction after surgery

Tony, I do not know your details, but in my experience it took a good 12-18 months to mostly recover from both nerve sparing surgery and salvage radiation. The pills worked fine for 8+ years, but I got tired of the side effects. My wife and I had some moderate issues during the "recovery" time, but all since resolved. There is a website called "Franktalk" (I think that is it anyway) and other forum type sites that would be helpful to you I expect--do the research.