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Hi ,im Oldeenglishbulldogge and im a little embarrassed to ask, but i have to, because im new to the group amd i need to know how to deal w this problem. I just had my prostate removed, just a little over a month ago amd ive been taking 5mg cialis for not even 2 wks. My penis only gets about half an erection, please can someone help me on how to solve this problem. Im 55 yrs old

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Hey, no need to have any embarrassment this is a common side effect after surgery, the only experience I have with this is my father developed prostate cancer when he was 37, he too had his prostate removed and suffered with ED, cialis, viagra and penis pump didn’t help him at all, he now has to inject his penis to obtain an erection, please have the courage to reach out to your gp or specialist team and discuss with them 👍🏽

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Thnx

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There is no reason for you to get embarrassed, at least you have a genuine reason. At your age almost everyone in the world faces this problem. Discuss this with your GP, see if allows you to take a higher dose of the Cialis.

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Thnx

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It takes time. Don't be embarrassed. Do kegel exercises several times per day. Your muscles will get stronger to help with incontinence and erections.

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Hi Oldeen,

I had HRD Brachytherapy on 3/29/19 and now on 15th day of 30 on LDR treatments. I find doing kegels helps a whole lot.

Good luck,

Dan 58yo

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Good to know, i didnt know keigels helped w erections. Thnx

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How are you feeling w all that radiation that you are doing? And hope you are better soon.

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Doing ok as expected. Prostate is a bit swollen and a little irritations in my urethra and rectum. These are side affects that should subside after treatment and healing time.

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I would say be patient. It can take months for the nerves, traumatized during surgery--even "nerve sparing"--, to begin to work again. I didn't see improvement for about a year. Therefor, ED drugs like Viagra and Cialis won't help much until the nerves recover.

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Wow, thats why the low dose cialis is not working, i was gonna ask the doctor about a higher dose. Do you if a pump will help and rhnx for the reply

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I take Cialis 5mg daily and 20mg as needed. Some say with Viagra you can take 40 60mg as needed.

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