Philip's Story

White British
Sexual Orientation
Relationship status
Married/In a Civil Partnership

Tips and advice for any sexual side effects of treatment

Before the operation and for months afterwards I did pelvic floor exercises and I am sure this has helped with no leakage from by bladder. I cannot get an erection but since the operation I have used a vacuum pump and had satisfying sex on a regular basis.

How this treatment impacted my life the most

Inability to have an erection but as stated previously the vacuum pump enable me to have a good strong erection that can be maintained long enough to have satisfying sex.

If I had to do it all over again, would I choose the same treatment?


Why did I give this answer?

My wife and I decided that if there was a chance to take the cancer away we would do that first and then deal with any side effect whatever they were.

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