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Is penile implant surgery safe?

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No surgery is totally free of possible complications. You could have:

�Uncontrolled bleeding after the surgery, possibly leading to re-operation

�Infection

�Scar tissue formation

�Erosion (tissue around the implant may break down so the device needs to be taken out)

�Mechanical failure leading to re-operation and removal

From: Erectile Dysfunction: Penile Prosthesis WebMD Medical Reference

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American Urological Association. 

Mentor Corporation.

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 11, 2017

SOURCES: 

American Urological Association. 

Mentor Corporation.

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 11, 2017

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