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A 18-year-old male asked:

Hey, im 18 years old and im having trouble with getting and maintaining an erection. im very fit and workout a lot, i get a normal sleep schedule, i dont smoke or drink excessively. its bent left and down so -ed, per-disease- (maybe)?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
ED: The most common reason for erectile dysfunction in a young man is anxiety. There is a less likely chance of a hormone problem.
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Hi I am 25 years old . I have a constant dull pain in my testicles and it pains more when I touch it . I am also struggling to maintain my erections and struggling to get proper erections . Its affecting me mentally so please can you assist ?
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