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Is polycystic kidney disease an issue that negatively affects erectile function for a male age 37yrs?my bp is 12.7/8 with olmesartan10mg&lercadip20mg

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Dr. James Lin
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Probably not..., but: Autosomal dominant PKD itself has no direct bearing with ed, but drugs for high blood pressure have. Of course, long-term hypertension may increase the chance of developing blocking arteries leading to ed, but it's very unlikely for someone at age 37. For detail and specific, check with expert timely. Best...
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Pkd and ed: Typically ADPKD does not cause erectile dysfunction unless there is renal insufficiency that is progressive.BP meds can promote ED

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