PRP, the P-shot
PRP is a component of your blood that is thought to promote healing & regeneration of healthy tissue. It has been used to treat muscle injuries, speed recovery from trauma, and even stimulate hair growth. Platelets produce proteins called growth factors. Although there is not a ton of data to prove efficacy yet, there is clearly theoretical benefit of PRP as a treatment for erectile dysfunction.
how does the prp process for ed work?
1A medical professional takes a small sample of your blood and spins it in a machine called a centrifuge. This separates the components of the blood. The concentrated platelets are then drawn up.
2The PRP is injected into the corporal bodies of the penis, the cylindrical structures that fill with blood during an erection.
3PRP is a quick and easy procedure, and should take less than an hour of your day.
Are there risks of PRP?
Chances of complication from PRP is extremely unlikely, but of course no procedure is completely risk-free. Potential risks include infection, nerve damage, pain, bruising, or damage to tissues.