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Penile Implant: What To Expect During Sex

Men who are considering a penile implant wonder what to expect during sex. It’s a logical cause for anxiety, but men find that worry is unfounded. Most men are quite satisfied with the surgery and would do it again. Let’s get back to the main question: what to expect during sex.

Most Popular Penile Implants

If you have had difficulty with erectile dysfunction and nothing has improved your ability to have consistent and satisfying erections, a penile implant may be the answer for you.

An Inflatable Implant

The most popular penile implant is an inflatable one in which r two inflatable balloon like  tubes are surgically placed inside the penis. A pump is placed inside the scrotum, whichMan speaking with a urologist about penile implants. feels like a third testicle. When a man wants to have an erection, he only needs to press on the pump and the tubes will inflate.

After sexual intercourse he presses again to drain the tubes, and “deflate” the penis.

A Bendable Implant

With this type of implant, 2 semi-rigid rods are placed inside the penis. A man can straighten the rod when he wants an erection, and then bend it back to hide it.

What To Expect During Sex

Let’s begin by telling you that penile implants have the highest rate of satisfaction of all erectile dysfunction treatments by both men and their wives and partners.

Other beneficial facts include the following:

  • A penile implant mimics a natural erection in order to have intercourse.
  • A penile implant does not affect a man’s sensation on the skin.
  • It does not affect orgasm.
  • Ejaculation is not affected.
  • With the inflatable implant, men report that their erection is harder than before.
  • You have complete control of when you want to have an erection.

After Surgery

You can return home the day after your surgery. We recommend no heavy lifting for 1 to 2 weeks.

Two to three weeks after surgery a man begins training on how to use the device.6 weeks after surgery, men begin having sex again.

Contact Dr. Thirumavalavan at (216) 285-5036 if you want more information about a penile implant and what to expect when having sex.


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