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can prostatitis make it harder to get an erection

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Certainly.
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally: not, however it should be TREATED and such treatment is generally simple and effective...get a referral to a UROLOGIST and discuss the "whole" problem ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Walvick
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Many possible causes: Stress or anxiety can affect "performance". Alcohol and marijuana can affect the quality of erections. Tobacco smoking long term can promote erecti ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Prostatitis: Yes prostatitis can result in inflammation to the nerves that facilitate erections due to their close proximity to the prostate. Vasectomy does not i ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Ability can very up-and-down. This is normal and physiologic
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Don't worry: I'm glad you have somebody special. This happens to many men from time to time, especially after prolonged arousal. Nobody really understands why, but ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Tezza
Dr. Amy Tezza answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Inflammation: I would assume your doctor has checked a urine after prostate massage; also that you have been checked for chlamydia and other infections. Some over t ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Seminal loss : You should see a urologist to evaluate your symptoms. This may be retrograde ejaculation which can contribute to prostatitis. There is a procedure th ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Please get an exam: From your doc to make sure that's what you have. He/she can then treat you. True prosatatis is an infection/inflammation of the prostate, diffe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes they can cause both. Specially acute or chronic prostatitis.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
I'd see a urologist.: The inflammation of acute prostatitis can cause weak ejaculation and possibly erectile dysfunction. The most important thing is to stay on the right a ... Read More
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