Like the stock market and foreign-car engines, erections are mysterious things that seem to have a mind of their own. When they don’t happen, it can be hard (so to speak) to figure out why. But these answers should help.
This surgery generally is
done in younger men who have injuries that affect blood flow to the penis.
During surgery, a portion of a blood vessel from elsewhere in the abdomen is
used to bypass the damaged portion of the artery that supplies blood to the
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