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A 25-year-old male asked:

Can fasting cure erectile dysfunction by increasing blood flow to the penis?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Fasting and Erection: Nope. There is nothing in the scenario that you describe where fasting would improve the blood flow to the flaccid penis or even an erect penis.
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A 26-year-old male asked:

Can acupuncture cure erectile dysfunction by improving blood flow to the penis?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Yes if you believe : If you believe may be , but other scientifically proven methods are available for you , see you doctor for tests and treatment ( and possible referral to a specialist ).
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A 39-year-old member asked:

How do erectile dysfunction medicines direct blood flow to the penis?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
They don't: They prevent the opening of blood vessels that drain blood out of the penis, allowing it to become and remain erect.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Any foods that increase blood flow to penis? any specific exercise that help to treat impotence? or any herbal supplement to cure ED?
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Seeing your Doctor:: to diagnose a cause for the problem would be the way to go. See a Urologist who specializes in this type of problems would be best for you. Good Luck.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
How and why does high blood pressure meds may cause erectile dysfunction? I thought the meds helped blood flow?
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Lowers pressure: Blood pressure medications lower blood pressure. Erection is achieved when fluid moved from the blood vessels into the spongy tissue of the penis. Whe... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Can using a penis pump give you erectile dysfunction?
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
No, ...: Penile pump is to assist erection and it usually is a step for ED after failing to taking PDE-5 inhibitors such as Viagra, Levitra, (vardenafil) Ciali... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Is it possible to get a penis reconstructive surgery for erectile dysfunction.?
Dr. Charles Witten
Urology 28 years experience
Surgery for ED: Depending on the cause of ed, medicines, injections, vacuum pumps are often used prior to surgery. Reconstructive surgery usually requires placement o... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
The penis enlargement pump and the erectile dysfunction pump are the same or different? Which one is helping for penis gain size?
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
A way to masturbate: Designed for men w/erectile dysfunction or those who don't have it but want to masturbate. Doesn't do anything else positive except make money for the... Read More
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Last updated Nov 7, 2016

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