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How will having my prostate removed affect my sex life?

Dr. Frank A. Spinelli, MD
Internal Medicine
The prostate has a rich network of vessels and nerves around it, so surgery to remove it could result in urinary incontinence or erectile dysfunction. In this video, I will explain these risks.
The prostate is located near delicate nerves that support a man's erection, so there is a risk of erectile dysfunction after prostate removal surgery. Watch urologist Harry Fisch, MD, discuss how prostate removal could impact a man's sex life. 

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