Problems and Side Effects

l had green[light] laser surgery just over a year ago after being diagnosed with an enlarged prostate and 7 abnormal biopsies.
l was left completely incontinent, bad ED and a feeling of being a failure as a man.
My wife is very understanding but l feel part of my life has been taken away.

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  • ninaw moderator
    9 months ago

    Hi @SteveW, a lot of guys here have talked about feeling less than they were before. Sexuality is a big part of someone’s identity and it’s no wonder that it’s devastating when it is taken away. We have quite a few articles about creative ways to be sexual without an erection from Dr Nick, a sex educator, here: https://prostatecancer.net/author/nick-meyers/.

    I also thought you’d be interested in connecting with the guys on this forum: https://prostatecancer.net/topic/treatment-experiences/. The latest comment reminded me of yours.

    Glad you’re here with us!

    – Nina, ProstateCancer.net Team

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