Penile Injection Therapy
Penile Injection Therapy is regarded as the most effective method for men with erectile dysfunction to obtain an erection. This injection therapy has been in practice over a long time, for more than 30 years. In this technique, the medicine will be injected directly into the side of the penis and erection occurs with the help of the medicine that dilates the blood flow to the penis, thus helping you achieve an erection. It is recommended to be used 5-15 minutes before when you would want the erection to occur. Moreover, the erection lasts for 30 minutes to an hour, or until orgasm is achieved.
The first injection in Penile Injection Therapy is usually given by the doctor and is usually used for both diagnosis and medication, to determine the medicine required for each patient. In other words, the drug dose for each individual required for the erectile response is unique and will be recommended after gathering the insights from the first injection. Most patients find that over time, they gradually become accustomed to the sensation of small needles.
You can take Penile Injection Therapy from the expert andrologist Bizrahmed.
Who is eligible for penile injection therapy?
- Men who cannot use oral erectile dysfunction drugs due to side effects or contraindications (such as taking the heart drug nitroglycerin).
- Men with severe erectile dysfunction caused by high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, obesity, and diabetes.
- Men who want to forcefully obtain a safe and predictable erection.
- Effective for people with severe erectile dysfunction, including those with nerve damage due to prostate surgery.
Tests for underlying conditions:
- Physical exam
- Blood tests to check hormone levels
- Urine tests (urinalysis)
- Psychological exam
- Blood Pressure
- Nocturnal Penile Tumescence (NPT) test.
- Doppler ultrasound
- Intracavernosal Injection test.
Penile Injection Treatment
Making sure to get the right treatment for your penile erection health could help to improve your erectile dysfunction. Depending on the cause and severity of erectile dysfunction and any underlying health conditions, you may have multiple treatment options. Your doctor will explain the risks and benefits of each treatment and will consider your preferences along with your partner’s preferences, as it will also affect your treatment options. So, all these facts should be well communicated to the doctor for effective treatment. At Bizrahmed, you will find it easy to discuss and find out the right treatment that is most suitable for you, with the help of our expert andrology specialists.
What to expect after the injection?
It may take up to 15 minutes to get the full effect of the injection and develop an erection. The time taken to obtain an erection when you use this technique for the first time will be about 45 minutes.
- If your penis is painful and the stiffness lasts more than 45 minutes, then some simple measures that are recommended to help you reduce the pain are masturbation, cold water washing and exercises.
- The penis could be painful a few hours after the injection, but you need not worry about your erection decline. This happens on every one-third of men or every one-fifth of men (20% to 30%). If the severity of your discomfort increases, then you should consult a andrology specialist immediately.
What to expect after the injection?
In general, minor side effects that may occur with penile injection therapy include:
- Mild bruising over the site of injection
- Penile pain
- Swelling at the site of injection
It may take up to 15 minutes to get the full effect of the injection and develop an erection. The time when you first use this technique to get an erection is usually about 45 minutes. If the penis is painful a few hours after the injection, but No need to worry about your erection decline. This happened on One-third of men and one-fifth of men (20% to 30%). If the discomfort becomes in severe cases, you should consult your general practitioner, urologist, or specialist, It is recommended to use another drug in the future.
If your penis is painful and the stiffness lasts more than 45 minutes, try some simple measures (such as masturbation, cold water washing, exercise) help reduce the penis.
Penile Injection Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction
Penis injection therapy or Penile Injection Therapy is a treatment option for erectile dysfunction (ED). This treatment has been used in male patients with ED for more than 25 years and has been approved by the FDA.
Penis injection therapy is an excellent choice considering the following factors:
- Lack of improvement with oral medications
- Major side effects of oral medications
- Contraindicated oral medications, such as nitroglycerin products for the heart.
In our practice, more than 80% of men with ED have achieved gratifying results through this treatment. The treatment plan could also require trial injections in some cases. In this treatment, the medicine will be directly injected onto the side of the penis, which is painless. The further treatments will be based on the results received during this first injection of the medicine.
Another method that can administer locally is via suppositories or intraurethral agents, which will dissolve and dilate the blood vessels in the penis.
For many people, a physical examination and answering questions (medical history) are everything a doctor needs to diagnose erectile dysfunction and recommend treatment. If you have a chronic disease, or your doctor suspects that underlying disease may be involved, you may need further examination or consultation with an andrology specialist.
How penile injection therapy works the best for you?
All self-injections should be performed in a sitting or lying position and a sterile manner. You will be given all information about the technique. It is natural to be a little worried at first, but as you become familiar with the technology, it will become easier for you. Only when you have satisfactorily demonstrated that you can safely draw and inject the correct dose of medicine, you will be provided with the necessary medicines, syringes, and needles for the use of the medication at home. You may need 2 to 6 visits to reach this stage.
Things to Remember in Penile Injection Therapy, Dubai
- After inserting the medicine, self-stimulation may be required to increase blood flow to the penis.
- If the erection lasts more than four hours, please consult an andrology specialist.
- Penile injections therapy may not be effective for patients with vascular disease or blood flow problems.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are penile injections effective?
Penile injections are safe and effective for the treatment of more severe ED cases or patients who cannot take ED drugs. If there is any change in erection quality, people should consult a doctor. One should use a digital ruler to track the quality of one’s erection, wherein scale of “6” means an erection suitable for penetration, and a scale of “10” means optimal erection. For any results less than a scale of “6” may mean that a person needs a larger dose of drugs or other treatments. You should never change the dosage without first consulting the doctor.
How much does penile injection therapy cost?
Prices vary according to the type of medication and the dosage required. You could visit us at Bizrahmed, to understand the best treatment options that are available to you, within your budget.
How much does the injection last?
These drugs work by causing blood vessels to dilate (widen) toward the penis. An erection usually starts 5 to 15 minutes after the injection of the medicine, and an erection could usually last 1 to 2 hours.
How often can you use penile injection?
You can inject yourself into the penis at most two to three times a week. Do not exceed the count more than once in 24 hours.
What are the side effects of Penile Injection Therapy?
Penis injections can sometimes in rare cases, cause fainting, dizziness, and low blood pressure. In rare cases, priapism or prolonged erection may also occur. Patients without proper training may experience pain, infection, bruises, and scars. However, at Bizrahmed we give you proper information before you are subjected to take the injection.
What are the side effects of Penile Injection Therapy
Penis injections can sometimes in rare cases, cause fainting, dizziness, and low blood pressure. In rare cases, priapism or prolonged erection may also occur. Patients without proper training may experience pain, infection, bruises, and scars. However, at Bizrahmed, Dubai we give you proper information before you are subjected to the injection, and there need not be any room for worries.