How many injections are needed by Rezum based on the prostate shape and size?

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Do you know how many injections are needed by Rezum based on the prostate shape and size?

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    Here's one data point for you: 54 gm prostate with fairly large median lobe - 3 injections on the right side, 3 injections on the left, 1 in median lobe.

    It's been almost 5 years. Worked pretty well. IPSS score is currently 13. Obviously could be better, but I'm still functional. I am now 66.

    Good luck,


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      Hi William. I have a markedly distended bladder and pelvic floor dysfunction so am unsure which if any surgery will help me.

      Did you have any other conditions other than the median lobe obstruction?



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      No, as far as I know it was just the enlarged prostate with median lobe. Your Uro will have to comment on how your other conditions will impact your treatment options.

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      I never experienced RE from Rezum. Orgasm was back to normal about 3 months after the procedure. I waited about a month after Rezum to have sex. The next two months was a steady improvement in the orgasm sensation until it was thankfully back to normal.

      Note that I know what RE is like because I did have it while taking Rapaflo prior to my Rezum. I quit taking Rapaflo shortly thereafter. I found RE to be really annoying.

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