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Lets say that after getting surgery for prostatitis, the patient never gains back his continence and can't have any erections. Are there other surgeries to correct this problems? I remember a few years back that prostate cancer patients had to get a separate surgery to be able to get erections. They had to get some sort of pump implanted.

Is there still hope for somebody who can't recover completely?

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Yes there is. There is an operation to insert an artificial urinary sphincter and as you say an erectile pump. See

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