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A 42-year-old member asked:

How do i make my penis harder during an erection?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Find cause first: Before discussing treatment, need an evaluation to uncover cause of erectile dysfunction. For instance, if you're not happy w/your partner, no hormone or drug is going to make you harder. Same if you're distracted by job, money, family conflict, friends, etc. Lifestyle eg smoking +/- drinking to excess, can also hinder erections. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, depression etc too.
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A 34-year-old member asked:

What can I do to make my boyfriends erection harder?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Basics: Have your boy friend avoid alcohol before sex. Suggest he sees a urologist. He may benefit from medication such as viagra (sildenafil) or cialis, however these should be prescribed by a physician. Avoid medications from so-called on-line suppliers as these may be fake medications and can actually make you ill.
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Naples, Florida
A 27-year-old male asked:

What makes the penis hard?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Blood flow: Increased blood flow and constriction of vessels that do not allow the blood to exit. It's a normal response to sexual arousal. Enjoy!
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India
A 23-year-old male asked:

How i can make penis hard?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Erection trouble: Hi: surprisingly an erection is more than 50% caused by your brain and less than 50% caused by your body. If you were in my office i would ask a lot of questions. Some are: are you getting morning erections when you awaken? Can you get erect when you are by yourself for masturbation? Is the trouble something that is every time or just once in awhile. But, please see a men's health expert.
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Last updated Jun 9, 2013

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