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Vacuum Erection Device for the Treatment of ED

vacuum erection deviceA plastic cylinder is placed over the penis, and a pump (either manual or battery operated) creates vacuum suction within the cylinder, drawing blood into the penis to create an erection. A stretchable tension band placed at the base of the penis can help maintain the erection.

  • Economical
  • Can be used anytime
  • Takes only five to ten minutes to apply
  • No side effects
  • No surgery or injections involved
Disadvantages and Side Effects:
  • May interfere with foreplay and inhibit sensuality
  • Body shape may make it difficult to use the device
  • Penis may be floppy during erection
  • May inhibit the normal flow of ejaculation
  • Lack of spontaneity

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