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A 16-year-old member asked:

I think i have erectile dysfunction. when i masturbate i dont get hard until right around climax then it just shortens right after. im 16 please help.

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Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 39 years experience
Exam!: It's difficult to properly address your concerns with a more complete history & exam. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is only considered a concern if satisfactory sexual performance has not been possible on a number of occasions for some time. Actual erectile problems can be physical or psychological. Poor nutrition, drugs, alcohol, sedentary lifestyles & illnesses including diabetes & could cause this.
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Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 41 years experience
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I therefore strongly encourage you to have a complete exam by a Family Doctor who will take a complete history and discuss your concerns about possible erectile dysfunction with you. I wish you well with your health!
Dec 30, 2019
Last updated Dec 30, 2019

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