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A 39-year-old member asked:

How to help my husband erectile dysfunction?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Find cause: Communication is the key in any marriage. If he does not get strong erections at any time (not just when you are together), look for an organic cause. Hemochromatosis and prolactinoma are two common causes that get missed by general physicians. If he's having trouble mostly when you're together, vary what you do and be open to all kinds of exploring. Your physician can help.
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A 38-year-old female asked:

What can my husband do to help with his erectile dysfunction?

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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Erectile dysfunction: He needs a thorough history and physical examination by urologist . The doc would do some tests and would advise the appropriate therapy. If every thing turns out normal, then psychiatrist evaluation is next.
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A 32-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how I could help my husband erectile dysfunction?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Find the cause: I trust his physician has worked him up. Hemochromatosis and prolactinoma are important causes in a young man that often get missed by primary care physicians. If he gets strong erections when he's asleep or fantasizing, then couples therapy is a plan. When you are intimate, find new ways to pleasure one another that do not involve intercourse; this often does the trick.
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A 31-year-old member asked:

My husband is having erectile dysfunction. How can we address this?

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Dr. Harold Tsai
Urology 31 years experience
ED: First of all, this issue is a very sensitive one and should be discussed in a gentle and non critical fashion. The length of time that erectile dysfunction has been present is important. Other medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and medications can affect ED. Stress, anxiety, low testosterone are other factors. Not all ED is physical or organic.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

What do you suggest if my husband is having erectile dysfunction!?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Take him to his doc: Men suffering from erectile dysfunction need to do some introspection. Stress, whether from performance anxiety, work, money, family, friends & most importantly, relationship w/partner, is most common cause, followed by tobacco use, excess alcohol, etc. Obesity & chronic medical conditions don't help either, especially diabetes, high cholesterol & blood pressure. Bottom line, take him to his doc.
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A male asked:

I`m 79 and have erectile dysfunction. Can my reflexolog help me?

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Well: Maybe of some help but it depends on the cause. Could just be age related but there are also medical problems that can cause this and there are specific treatments available. Would discuss with your GP.
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