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Lack of erection after a neck fusion surgery. Concerned if this is a permanent problem

I had a neck fusion 10 days ago C4/5 C6/7 I tried to have sex last night, for getting an erection it took me 15 minutes and it was not really hard after the penetration I last like one minute and it went dead, I was very normal before the surgery and I could reach an orgasm and continuous but not all the time but most. It is because my surgery? aim afraid that this could be permanent I will see my surgeon in the next day. before my surgery I asked him if there was any chance to have sexual problems after the surgery and he said no.
Asked On : Sun, 9 Sep 2012
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Jun 2013
Hi there ~

Although I do not want to reassure you entirely that it is not the result of surgery that you are having these sexual problems, it might be good to take it easy for a few days before you start having the same kind of sexual activity as before. I hope this helps relieve your anxiety. And moreover you have had a surgery in a part of the body that is used very much during sexual activity. You might want to consult with a sexologist as to what exercises might benefit your sexual practices in the future. I hope this helps.

Take care and have a lovely day!
Answered: Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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