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A question about curvature:


[Someone was commenting about the tissues in the penis.]

> There are three areas of erectile tissue; one on either
> side of the penis and one around the urethra along the
> bottom of the penis. There is ample blood circulation
> between the two sides for the injection to do its work. . .

[It prompted Wendy to make this reply.]

This reminds me of a question that we asked my husband's implant surgeon. We asked if he would have any growth in the head of his penis once he had the implant. He explained that the blood supply inside the two chambers would be permenantly damaged because that is where the rods would be placed. But he also explained that a third supplier of blood (around the urethra) to the penis would not be damaged from the implant surgery.

This explains why he still gets partial erections even before the implant is activated. The implant gives him the rigidity that he needs but he already has substancial penile growth once arousal begins. This blood supply is adequate enough to bring a great deal of blood into the penis. This is why he has a completely normal erection once the implant is activated -- you cannot tell by touching or looking that there are rods inside.

I suspect that some men do not have this additional blood into the penis and that is why they have different results with the implant. My husband also had curvature from using the VED for 2 1/2 years. The implant took care of the curvature. My theory is that even though he used the VED for exercise and pleasure it was still not enough to keep the penis vibrant. I suspect the bending had to do with some scar tissue or atrophy on that one side because he started having this bending as soon as he started using VED.


[NOTE: To see a drawing of these tissues in the penis, click here.]

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