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Re: Ian's implant surgery journey.
« Reply #150 on: June 16, 2021, 04:07:18 AM »

For a doctor who implanted you to send you on such a rollercoaster ride of emotions fro asking questions is absolutely mind boggling.  I hope this “email” you talk of isn’t the dr lashing out.  If so, that is a major cause of concern.  I wish you the best on Thursday!
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« Reply #151 on: June 16, 2021, 04:07:57 AM »

A  bit of a delay, but the meeting will take place at Stobhill Hospital on Tuesday 22nd.

That's not a hint for anyone to turn up with me :)

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« Reply #152 on: June 16, 2021, 07:39:11 AM »

Ian,
Just when I thought that things couldn’t be more outrageous!
I read your meeting is now delayed.
Please be sure to write down Hawks talking points.
I can’t believe the deflection of the issue has been to blame you.
It is either the device or the surgery or both that is problem, not you.
Be strong and don’t hint!
If there is someone that can go with you, ask them.
I challenge my physicians all the time. They are not gods, they get confused about patients, etc. It is our job to make sure we are getting the right treatments and let them and/or others know when something is not right.
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« Reply #153 on: June 22, 2021, 06:55:35 AM »

Hi folks, I've now seen Mr Fraser again.

He agreed the pump bulb was not healthy.

He thinks that one of the tubes from the reservoir has detached and therefore emptied.

There was no blame apportioned, and he was sorry it happened. He just wants to fix it now.

Covid test this Friday, surgery on 28th.

He's also going to move the reservoir to somewhere less visible.

He also have me a bulb to keep, well it's really half the actual device. I'll post that later.
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« Reply #154 on: June 22, 2021, 07:02:18 AM »

Houston,  we have lift off
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« Reply #155 on: June 22, 2021, 07:42:37 AM »

Hi Ian,

I'm sorry to hear this.
It must be very stressful to go under again so soon.
You were right enough when you suspected the bulb wasn't pumping as it should.  :(  I wonder if this is an issue with the new model design.
He'll get you sorted out.

But, a week is not long away, and this this time next week you will be out once more and recovering. You'll be back on track.

Thank you for uploading the picture. It's a fine opportunity for you to become familiar with the pump, having a visual image will surely help in future.

Here, you'll have to go to war once more with that nose raping covid test! 😂 Honesty, I felt violated, is there not counseling for such trauma 😂

I'll send you a PM later tonight to see how you're doing.

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« Reply #156 on: June 22, 2021, 09:49:36 AM »

Ian,
We all knew there was a failure.
As a patient, you have a responsibility to be clear when you contact a doctor.
I always have someone look at it to make sure it’s clear and it gets my point across.
If I call I make notes.
I hope you don’t have any more issues.
The doctor has a responsibility too. We all knew something didn’t seem right. He too should have asked questions. Yes physicians have lots to do, that’s why they are physicians.
There is never an excuse for a doctor providing bad care and being accusatory.
Best luck and prayers for you.
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« Reply #157 on: June 22, 2021, 11:30:38 AM »

It cannot plump back out because of the vacuum. ....  Either you have a kinked tube from the reservoir to the pump, or you are out of fluid from a leak or disconnected tube. The only other option would be the improper filling of the reservoir during surgery. I guess there is some small chance the pump is faulty.

As bad as I did not want this to be the answer, It had to be.  There were just no other possible answers. Good luck in getting this resolved.

So far, we have one instance of that brand of the implant on the forum with a 100% failure rate of the device as soon as cycling started.  How committed is the doctor to using this brand?
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« Reply #158 on: June 22, 2021, 03:18:59 PM »

Hi Hawk,

I thought I'd reword my reply.

I may be the first one in this forum with this particular implant, and I'm still waiting for my medal to prove that.

It's just VERY unfortunate that's it has also gone wrong.

I'm not sure if Mr Fraser uses these devices exclusively now and i hope this device failure doesn't stop him from doing so.

In also moving the location of the vacuum that should also reset any scarring that would stop it from fully functioning.

I'm still feeling very positive about this and the future.

Going to buy a school ruler so i can accurately report back on progress when the time comes.
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« Reply #159 on: June 22, 2021, 04:55:24 PM »

Hi Ian

Delighted that you have a resolution to this now. At least you know the implant is defective and you had no hand in that. I wonder what his plan is with the implant - replace with the same or use another model?

Anyway, good luck for next week and you’re correct to have such a positive outlook.
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« Reply #160 on: June 22, 2021, 11:37:55 PM »

Hey Ian! Glad to read that you are soon to get this fixed. When you say this brand, is this the ZSI manufactured in Switzerland, or I am confused?

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« Reply #161 on: June 23, 2021, 01:48:52 AM »

Hi all.

The type of implant I've got is in my signature at the bottom of this post (I think Hawk pot that there for me).

The implants in my Penis are fine and so is the reservoir (as far as we know).

So the pump device is the only thing that will be replaced (hopefully).

This means that it will only be my scrotum that needs to heal as well as the reservoir getting snug in its new location.
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« Reply #162 on: June 23, 2021, 07:13:34 PM »

I will be very interested in this.  Dr. Eid said he NEVER replaces just some of the implant components.  It is all or nothing because any future failure would be his responsibility.  I am sure he seldom if ever replaced one this soon.

If he has to remove the pump and move the reservoir, I suspect he will replace it all.
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« Reply #163 on: June 24, 2021, 03:28:52 PM »

Time will tell and not long to wait.

Covid test tomorrow so the usual worries about that. I've been a good individual so should be ok again.

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« Reply #164 on: June 25, 2021, 09:09:39 PM »

Out of curiosity, have most people in the UK had COVID vaccines?  Almost everyone who wants here has gotten them.
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« Reply #165 on: June 26, 2021, 03:23:03 AM »

Hi Hawk,

I've had both jabs now and got the result from my test yesterday in a text this morning.

TEST FOR CORONA VIRUS WAS NEGATIVE!

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« Reply #166 on: June 26, 2021, 09:27:24 AM »

Ian,
Take lots of pics of your penis and measurements.
I don’t think a lot is going to change, but do this so you will have a new baseline.
You don’t need to share them, but it will serve as a tool you can use for comparison.
I wish you well and pray for a good outcome for you.
Keep us informed. I am so sorry you had to through this.
Be sure to ask if he is doing a full replacement.
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« Reply #167 on: June 26, 2021, 09:28:05 AM »

Good news. 

I don't think there was much chance it wouldn't be negative if you had both shots. 
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« Reply #168 on: June 26, 2021, 01:56:54 PM »

If he has to remove the pump and move the reservoir, I suspect he will replace it all.

Hawk, after looking closely at the pump he gave me it looks like a sealed unit with the implant tubes.

Being prepared for that is a good thing, going through it all again. At least i know how life continue after the op.
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« Reply #169 on: June 26, 2021, 09:38:47 PM »

Something of great value to you as you start cycling is having a pump or a life-size model of a pump.  It will also help to look at the company's implant diagrams.

Also, when you communicate to the forum, your surgeon, or the company, be sure to use the right terminology. For example, people often slip and incorrectly call the cylinders in the penis "Tubes."  Tubes are the narrow tubes that go from the pump to the reservoir and from the pump to the cylinders.

I am under the impression that you have an actual pump and maybe even two actual cylinders in your possession.  Is that correct?  It is kind of cool if you do.  Maybe after you gain a little more experienced, you can do a free installation on a friend.  ;D."
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« Reply #170 on: June 27, 2021, 02:24:31 AM »

Houston,  we have lift off

Hawk,

If you look at the above post you'll see that I provided a photo of the device. I think he gave me everything but the reservoir.

I saw that as well and it looked very unimpressive.
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« Reply #171 on: June 28, 2021, 10:09:40 AM »

The op has now been done and I'm in recovery waiting to meet the criteria to be discharged.

Mr Fraser moved the reservoir and put it in a bit deeper.

The connection between that and the pump had broken (or became detached).

So,  nothing has been replaced and all I have is new stitches in my scrotum.  I'll not therefore be inflating during that time.

I'll be seeing him again in a few weeks.

Of all the questions I forgot to ask I remembered the important one.

I can have a bath after 24 hours.
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« Reply #172 on: June 28, 2021, 10:36:51 AM »

The connection between that and the pump had broken (or became detached).

So,  nothing has been replaced and all I have is new stitches in my scrotum. 
Congratulations!

That's pretty interesting.  So it clearly had to be detached rather than broken if nothing was replaced.  I assume from your comments that he repositioned your reservoir through the scrotum access since you have no abdominal incision.

Aren't you glad you are not still waiting until July 9th for that appointment and that you did not spend another month pumping a broken implant installation !!!
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« Reply #173 on: June 28, 2021, 10:39:41 AM »

Good to hear you, Ian!

Why did the tube disconnect in the first place?

Get yourself home and get some rest, lad!
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« Reply #174 on: June 28, 2021, 12:45:12 PM »

Congratulations Ian,
So he has released you, with no inflation? Is that correct?
I am wondering, but it seems like I went back in 7 days to be inflated. This ensured maximum length and no shrinking.
When are you supposed to return for inflation?

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« Reply #175 on: June 28, 2021, 02:06:25 PM »

Thanks everyone.

Slight correction, he replaced the reservoir.

It ask went through my scrotum and i have not been left semi inflated.

Considering how much i wanted to get the implant for an erection, it's LOVELY not to have one after 6 weeks with a semi.

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« Reply #176 on: June 28, 2021, 03:35:49 PM »

It ask went through my scrotum....


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« Reply #177 on: June 28, 2021, 04:44:36 PM »

He means that the reservoir was adjusted via his scrotal incision. That therefore there was no requirement for the Dr to make another incision.

Well done, Ian. Rest easy.
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« Reply #178 on: June 28, 2021, 05:30:31 PM »

My guess is he left the empty and deflated reservoir in place and inserted another, a somewhat common practice.
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« Reply #179 on: June 28, 2021, 07:02:37 PM »

Thanks L.R.B

You've translated my English into understandable words.

I think the original reservoir was removed.

No pain with this one either but a bit more of a sensitive lower abdomini.

That makes me think one was removed and one was inserted.

It's wonderful what they can do these days.

I've still not got over the fact that men have a cavity that goes from the scrotum to the abdominals. When did that start?
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« Reply #180 on: June 29, 2021, 05:59:09 AM »

Is this week 7 or day 1.

Still no pain to speak of so no painkillers yet. I'm being realistic so have them on standby.

Another tidy scrotum stitch. No photos as i have a patch on it and I'm sure you're tired of seeing my old fella by now.

Might have said already, but going back in 4 weeks to start the cycling again.........
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« Reply #181 on: June 29, 2021, 07:14:01 AM »

It's amazing what surgeons can do and what the body can handle.
Just think that in a few weeks time you will be all healed up, and on to a new, better normal.
We are quite resillient creatures really.

I would say you are certainly on week 7!
I hope you manage to get out and enjoy the sun, Ian. It's gorgeous here. Do you have a back garden to get sunburned in?
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« Reply #182 on: June 30, 2021, 04:35:05 AM »

Hi L.R.B,

Here at the flat there's not much of a garden to speak of. I've seen people sunning themselves out there but it's not my idea of paradise.

I'm having a change of scenery and going down south for a few weeks. I'll then be back up to see Mr Fraser again to restart the cycling routine.

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« Reply #183 on: June 30, 2021, 12:11:39 PM »

I honestly despise the heat and love the cold and rain. People think you're a nutter when you admit to it though, so I don't tend to. The summer can be pretty, I'll give them that. My body can't handle the heat though. Anthing above 16c is just wrong.
Didn't evolve for this sun nonsense.

Sounds like a good plan. The more space and peace you have for recovery the better.
It's all uphill for you now!....this time.......hopefully....😂   :-\
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« Reply #184 on: June 30, 2021, 05:10:41 PM »

Just a general comment from me.

After the implant your penis will probably go 60% purple.

I imagined the skin would flake since it had been traumatised.

However,  4 weeks after it went back to its normal colour I realised how fragile it still is.

I managed to pull a bit off,  by accident I might add.

That doesn't tend to happen with normal skin.
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« Reply #185 on: June 30, 2021, 05:52:12 PM »

Ian, this doesn’t happen to everyone.
Mine turned dark on one side. I kept putting lotion on it, and kept it moist. I had no flaking except on my glans a little. I am uncut with large glans. I don’t know why it flaked a little, but when I emailed my physician assistant, they said it was normal.
It all depends on the amount of trauma and each persons healing process.
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« Reply #186 on: June 30, 2021, 10:05:54 PM »

My penis NEVER got purple.  I had one little bruise the size of my thumb and some bruising in my scrotom.  While I would not have wanted anyone to squeeze my penis, it was nowhere near as sore as my scrotum.

There was some peeling of surface skin which I think is in response to being scrubbed with strong antiseptic wash.
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« Reply #187 on: July 01, 2021, 03:09:23 AM »

It would appear, once again, that i am unique.

He did say that he had trouble getting the inserts in so that probably explains it.
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« Reply #188 on: July 01, 2021, 06:12:27 AM »

To be fair, you've undergone two major operations in a short period of time. Repeated trauma is going to lead to bruising.
It will go away, just don't play with it too much!
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« Reply #189 on: July 01, 2021, 08:42:12 AM »

He did say that he had trouble getting the inserts in so that probably explains it.

Just for the benefit of the readers, what "inserts"?  I thought the only thing he put in was a new reservoir.  A 3-piece inflatable implant consists of:
- Reservoir - lower abdomen
- 2 Cylinders - Cavernosa of the penis shaft
- Pump - Scrotum
- Tubing from the pump to the reservoir and from the pump to the base of the cylinders

In your case, all components were implanted through the scrotum.  My understanding is an incision in the scrotum, then up through the Inguinal canal to the lower abdomen to place the reservoir.

Trauma above can cause blood to settle in the lowest collection point.  If the penis is kept pointed upmost bruising is in the scrotum especially when the cylinders were not changed.  I am also sure he told you to lay flat in bed for the first few days with your penis and scrotum above as much of the body as possible and to use ice.
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« Reply #190 on: July 02, 2021, 03:39:08 AM »

The original surgery. When my penis went purple. I posted photos at the time.

That has left my skin in a fragile condition.

The latest surgery to replace the reservoir has only turned me yellow (bruised) on my lower abdomen.
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« Reply #191 on: July 18, 2021, 07:49:33 AM »

Is nearly three weeks since my repair and I'm100% sure this one is working.

I'm getting auto inflation when i stand up and it reduces when I'm horizontal.

I know about the tricks to stop that but I'm not allowed to touch anything just yet.

My stitches stopped bleeding after day one, but things still look a bit raw down there.

Should see Me Fraser in just over a week i think.
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« Reply #192 on: July 18, 2021, 01:08:44 PM »

Encouraging to read that ''this one is working'' but you left me thinking about that comment on auto inflation. Are you concerned it could become permanent?

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« Reply #193 on: July 23, 2021, 07:15:20 AM »

Next appointment with Mr Fraser is on Tuesday.
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« Reply #194 on: July 26, 2021, 06:07:13 AM »

Hi there.

For those wondering how my implant works,  here's a picture.

There is a little bolt that slide to the right one you start to inflate.  Sliding to the right stops the fluid from returning to the reservoir.

When you've finished doing what you were doing  you squeeze together the top rectangle looking thing.  That presses in the button on the right side. 

This pushes the bolt over to the left this allowing the water to get back into the reservoir.

Quite simple really.
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« Reply #195 on: July 27, 2021, 10:25:59 AM »

Finally been given the go ahead to start pumping.

With the proviso that I don't try and go to the maximum until after 10 days.

Why 10 days? My stitches didn't quite heal the desired way.  No infections but things don't heal the same way when done twice in the dame place.

So what's the first thing I did when I got back home?

Pumped up to a sturdy 5 inches without any discomfort.

What i have in front of me now could do "the business" but after 10 days I'll be able to push it further and further.

Keeping in mind it's not a race but a marathon.
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« Reply #196 on: July 27, 2021, 01:48:04 PM »

That's great Ian, I'm sure he knows best with regard to the stitches, just a wee while longer now. You'll start regaining size. Just as you say, a marathon not a sprint. No point in rushing just to set yourself back again!

At least the buggar worked this time!
On the home stretch now!
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« Reply #197 on: July 27, 2021, 08:25:43 PM »

Yes, best of luck Ian with your new implant.

I am so glad the surgeon was able to fix this problem for you.

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