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How do I use a vacuum constriction device to treat erectile dysfunction?

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  • Place the pump, which can be pumped by hand or run on batteries, over the penis.
  • Pump the air out of the cylinder to create a vacuum. The vacuum draws blood into the shaft of the penis and causes it to swell and become erect.
  • Once the penis is erect, with the help of lubricant, slide the retaining band down onto the lower end of the penis.
  • Remove the pump after releasing the vacuum.
Reviewed by William Blahd on September 11, 2017
Reviewed by William Blahd on September 11, 2017

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