A 26-year-old male asked:
hi diabetic from 8 years, unable to maintain erection for more than 1 minute, please tell me its a problem of venous insufficiency or venous leak. thanks?
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See urologist...: Despite of young age, 26, the history suggests diabetes-related nerve impairment leading to ed although venous leak may be the culprit. Remember: every life event results from its multifactorial lifelong making, so, collect the feature, degree, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed consequence of events, bring those to urologist for analysis, more history, physicals, and tests as needed.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
How can I maintain my cardio fitness while avoiding accidents during my second and third trimesters?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Swimming: Swimming is a great exercise as you get farther along in a pregnancy. Aside from being an excellent form of cardio fitness, it is less traumatic on the body and the buoyancy makes it easier to exercise with the extra weight that comes with the pregnancy.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
How much water should I try to consume daily in order to maintain a healthy kidney?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
Water intake: Srink water of you are thirsty, or if you see very dark yellow urine. Otherwise, your kidneys can take care of themselves. There is no evidence that extra water makes any difference for kidney health.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
What causes some men to have trouble getting and keeping an erection?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Urology 20 years experience
Many factors: An erection is a vascular, neurologic and hormonal event. Therefore, problems with blood vessels, nerves and hormones can all cause erection difficulties. A doctor's visit can help figure out where the problem is and provide appropriate treatment. The most concerning thing is that men under 50 with erectile difficulties have a 2 times higher risk of developing heart disease in the next 10 years.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
I tried a 100mg viagra (sildenafil) and didn't get a very rigid erection can I take another 1 2 or whole pill to see if it helps?
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Pharmacology 17 years experience
Viagra (sildenafil): You shouldn't take another tablet for at least 24 hours. Next dose, try crushing or chewing the viagra (sildenafil) tablet. In some men, the tablet doesn't dissolve and is not absorbed well. Crushing or chewing the tablet before swallowing it may solve this problem. If not, you may want to get an appointment with a urologist.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
What causes morning erections in men?
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Urology 16 years experience
The sleep cycle.: Erections occur as part of the sleep cycle. This is called nocturnal penile tumescence (npt) and occurs 3-5 times per night, with the last one noticed as a morning erection. The cause is not known, but there appears to be a neural and hormonal circuit which is disinhibited during sleep, specifically in the rem stage of sleep.
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