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Can stress lead to erectile dysfunction?

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Dr. Warren Kriedman
Psychiatry 47 years experience
Yes but see your MD: Erectile problems should motivate you to see your md. He can rule out an illness , a medication or alcohol/drug abuse that may be causing the problem. Be sure to be open with the md. If your problem is only due to poorly coping with your stress, a referral to a professional can help you develop healthier ways to cope with your issues and avoid the distress of erectile dysfunction.

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A 32-year-old male asked:

What can lead to, or is associated with Erectile dysfunction?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
The following cause or are associated with Erectile dysfunction:: Anatomic penile abnormalities, Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, Hemochromatosis, Hypogonadism, Hypopituitarism, Low blood pressure on standing, Nonfunctional pituitary adenoma, Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, Peripheral vascular disease, Pituitary tumor, Sleep apnea, Steroid use, Diabetic nerve problems, Lambert Eaton myasthenic syndrome, High cholesterol, High blood pressure, Familial hypercholesterolemia, Low testosterone, Dysautonomia, Hyperlipidemia.

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