Using Penile Injections to Treat Erectile Dysfunction

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In this episode we discuss penile injections for erectile dysfunction, For most guys, treating erectile dysfunction means taking a pill. But what do they do if the pills do not work or if they are not able to take the pills because of certain medical conditions or other medications they are taking? For many such guys, a reasonable next step has been to try penile injections. But how do these injections work? What exactly is involved with administering them? Do they hurt? What kind of risks and side effects are involved? And, of course, do they actually work? To answer these questions and many more, we turned to a true expert.

This Episode's Guest:
Dr. Arthur Burnett

Dr. Arthur Burnett is a professor of urology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Burnett is the director of the Male Consultation Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a clinician-scientist at the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, and director of the Basic Science Laboratory in Neurourology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Burnett received his undergraduate degree in biology from Princeton University and his medical degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in surgery, and subsequently residency and fellowship in urology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Upon completion of his urology residency, he received an American Foundation of Urologic Disease New Investigator Award to continue research work into the regulatory mechanisms of penile erection. He has maintained an active laboratory in neurourology since that time. Dr. Burnett is recognized for being a world-authority in the science and medicine of erectile dysfunction. He contributed original discoveries of the nitric oxide biochemical mechanisms in erectile tissue, which paved the way for the clinical development of oral medications to treat erectile dysfunction such as Viagra. Dr. Burnett has written more than 150 original peer-reviewed articles, along with numerous additional articles, editorials, and book chapters, relating to his biomedical research and clinical activities. He is also the author of a brand new book entitled The Manhood Rx: Every Man’s Guide to Improving Sexual Health and Overall Wellness.