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A 35-year-old member asked:

What are symptoms of erectile dysfunction?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Unable to get erect: For lack of a better description, erectile dysfunction is the inability to obtain & maintain an erection (hard on) adequate for sexual activity leading to distress. Note that w/o distress, there is no dysfunction. Ed has many causes that should be considered & treated rather than masking w/medications, although these new drugs have revolutionized treatment.
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
The symptoms of Erectile dysfunction include:: Inability to attain an erection, Inability to sustain an erection.
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A 59-year-old member asked:

What can I do for erectile dysfunction?

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Dr. Rabii Madi
Urology 24 years experience
ED: If you are relatively healthy and not taking nitrates for chest pain, i would remcommend pd5 inhibitors such as viagra, cialis, or levitra (vardenafil).
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A 31-year-old member asked:

Symptoms of erectile dysfunction are what? Please be blunt.

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Can't get hard: Erectile dysfunction is the inability to get hard (erect) and stay hard enough long enough to engage in sexual activity leading to distress. Note that w/o distress, there is no ed. There are many causes which must be considered rather than masking w/medications although these drugs have revolutionized treatment.
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A 46-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of erectile dysfunction in a young man?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Erectile dysfunction: Difficulty getting and/or maintaining an erection.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
My arm systolic pressure is 125, while my ankle systolic pressure is 180; measured multiple times on several days , is this normal? Aside from erectile dysfunction, I don't have any symptoms?
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
Calf systolic BP is about 25mm higher than the arm. One BP reading is never the norm. Take several. If it remains higher than 25mm pl see your doc.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Penis is unusually warm when erect. Having Erectile dysfunction symptoms. Could this be a caused by high blood pressure?
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A 46-year-old male asked:
I am 46 year old , take Nexium (esomeprazole) almost 6 months treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux. Lately I have Erectile Dysfunction. ?
Dr. Andrew Seibert
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Tests show hypothyroidism; slightly below desired range. Will 30mg Armour Thyroid once a day help to improve symptoms such as erectile dysfunction?
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A 19-year-old male asked:
What causes loss of sensation and coldness of testicles? I have only one testicle. and I have erectile dysfunction. Orchiopexy was done after these symptomps occured. surgeon says testicle is not dead. Please Help?
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Urology 35 years experience
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