You are blessed. Congratulation!
Wow, a natural erection after 18 months. I at 18 months after DaVinci and undectable PSA remain erectionless naturally. I envy you and am thrilled by the event (I almost sound like a 10 year old having his first one don't I?). I can only strain at the thought of an erection to happen, I miss it so much.
The trimix is OK but our timing is not. I use it more for exercise than IC. Spontaniety is missed deeply as you know. At 18 months I have begun to loose hope as the reality of all that has happened is now setting in. Although, my libido seems to be more intense and I find myself wanting to carry out great intimacy sessions more frequently. The urge is getting stronger but the means is weak. This tangles my mind as it is very frustrating as I just want to do something with the situation but can't except with soft stimulation or a delayed injection. I can't quite capture the "moment" as it were before DaVinci. I am thankful that I continue to have the thought of my wife and I having mutual climax the last time we had intercourse prior to surgery. Such a pleasant thought that will probably never happen again. Climax now is sometimes suttle and passive and sometimes sharp and intense but nothing like it was with ejaculate. The duration is so short and gone before you know it.
Trimix works OK at 0.08cc. A good stimulated erection will last for 2 to 3 hours. I am pretty hard but angling down causing penis slippage often during IC. I am looking for ways to help that situation. Climax usually occurs in about one to two minutes at which time I go limp for maybe 20 minutes but then it comes back and last for some time. During the 20 minutes of limp time, I generally satisfy my wife manually and by the time that takes place the erection comes back I pretty much have lost my drive. I wish I could find a way to continue to take advantage of these now limited opportunities. A continued hard erection would be nice as I could go on to satisfy my wife vaginally and naturally.
Sorry to dump on you like this but I think you caught me in the "right" moment but in doing so maybe I can get some ideas from you and others on what I might do to improve the situations. Female advice seems to be more helpful in these situations as they tend to see more clearly from outside the box. Adding also that because of our faith beliefs, ********** does not seem to be an option for me but I think would help in bringing some needed relief when needed. Maybe I should look at this situation differently as not just ********** but trying to help myself develop the nerve system that controls blood flow to the penis. Need to think about this more I guess.
I have been getting some erectile changes I believe as evidenced by getting an 60% erection with some stimulation using 20mg of Cialis. Maybe there is promise. My URO is taking me off of Cialis and all other types except for Trimix as he said that if I have not gotten erections with meds to date that I probably will not be getting them at all in the future. This also took more wind out of my sails.
But you Texman, have given me a boost which I need and is helpful. Thank you for taking the time to post. Let me (us) know how you are doing as the Natural erections continue.
Have you started having nocturnal erections as well?
64 years old 100307; healthy; active,
married 41 years, good strong erections before surgery.
DaVinci Prostate Removal February 5, 2007
2/12 samples malignant.
Catheter removal 2/13.
Viagra 25mg every other day from 2/14 to 5/12.
Tried Viagra 100mg on occasion-no erections.
Incontinence almost gone after three months.
No pads, occasional dribble.
Lavitra every other day 5/12 to 7/22.
Muse 1000mcg - no help (50% at best).
Cialis twice a week 7/25 to 11/6/07.
Vacuum pump daily/twice a day 8/2 and going - no help.
Begin Trimix injections, two low dose per week, 11/05/07.
Currently, vacuum pump and low dose Trimix twice per week each.
Trimix in office - 0.10cc. Low dose set at 0.05cc
First drug induced erection 10/8/07....Wow!
Natural erections - 0 as of 10/25/07.
PSA's, three to date undetectable. Thank God!