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Impotence = pattern of inability to maintain penile erection.
Impotence = pattern of inability to maintain penile erection.
Ssri sexual dysfunct: Medications that affect serotonin ssri, like Prozac (fluoxetine) can reduce sexual interest (libido) and cause delayed orgasm. It is uncommon to cause erectile dysfunction except for just loss of interest. These meds help people feel content which may be the reason they are satisfied with less sex. There are several things that can be done to help. Talk with your prescriber about alternative treatments. ...Read more
I stopped taking Guanfacine 3 days ago. Is my Autonomic dysfunction (dysautonomia) including impotence reversable and if yes then how? I am suffering with many of the side effects associated with Guaunfacine in addition to my many dysautonomia symptoms.
If related to: Anti hypertensive medication, the D might be reversible if discontinued and placed on a CCB or ACE inhibitor medication; however, you must understand that elevated BP itself can cause ED. ...Read more
Another thought: Premature ejaculation is sort of 'in the eyes of the beholder.' I'm presuming it's a problem for one or both of you. There are some antidepressants that can sometimes cause a delay in ejaculation. Paxil (paroxetine) is an example. This requires a thorough talk with a doctor experienced in this area. ...Read more
Is there any medical test to tell whether its psychological erectile dysfunction or physical impotenc?
ED: There is an old fashion test called the stamp test....Old school....Put a series of stamps around the penis before you go to bed, in am if strip of stamps is broken you have psychogenic issue....Is not you have organic ed...It is all about having erections when you sleep, if you do the system works....If you don't then trouble. Lmorning erections also tell you possible mental issue. ...Read more
I failed my first sex experience and now I have erectile dysfunction and lost my libido since 1 year till now all tests show that im good. Why?
Sex is not pass/fail: We tend to be very secretive about real sex, so you may not hear what we hear. Most 1st experiences are disappointing. The urge is strong enough so most of us try, try and try again until we get better at it. Many never become pleased w/ their performance. I'm so glad your tests were good. That means you'll do fine once you relax and discover how to have fun and enjoy feelings. That's the key. ...Read more
I feel I am suffering from impotence. I am married. Can this be cured. Please let me know as soon as possible I am worried.
Talk with your doc: It is a term that is usually not used in regard to women. Probably it is being used to reflect difficulty with sexual arousal or in having climax. These labels often suggest a misunderstanding about sexual functioning. It is always best to discuss exactly what the concerns are with your doctor. ...Read more
Why Dehli?: Any educated, well-intentioned health professional that specializes in a particular area, can treat problems, particular in their area of expertise. If you are asking specifically about someone in dehli, ask a good source for referral in dehli, like medical staff office of hospital, or a well-respected physician. ...Read more
I'm 20 treated with aga. I read about the side effects of dutasteride and monoxidil. Do they cause impotence even after discontinuing meds?
Androgenic alopecia is hard to treat although using oral Dutasteride and topical Minoxidil have been used and usually touted by the industry, but resulted in limited benefit.
Indeed, Dutasteride can cause impotence and libido loss, but reversible after its discontinuation.
To clarify the complex issues of ed in young 20, you should go to see with urologists for detailing... ...Read more
LOTS!!: Many many reasons. Ask your doctor about any medications that you currently are taking that could have impotence as a side effect. May need a sleep study that can help to determine the cause as to whether it is physical vs psychological. Blood work to check testosterone levels. So you can see a lot goes into this answer. Please see your physician as it may be treatable. ...Read more
Many options: First things first. Find out why impotence or erectile dysfunction is present. For example, if guy is unhappy w/partner, no meds are going to work until relationship repaired. Also need to address health & lifestyle, eg no smoking, avoid excess alcohol, etc. And look for meds that cause ed like Finasteride & dutasteride. After all that, then consider cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra or viagra. ...Read more
Lots of reasons: Lots of reasons to become impotent or develop erectile dysfunction. Stress in the form of finances, family, friends, work, guilt, religion, culture, etc can lead to ed. Medically speaking, ed is associated w/various medications, diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, depression & more. If it doesn't resolve, it's imperative that you go see your family doc. ...Read more
Side effects: Any time you try a new drug, regardless if for impotence or some other reason, you risk side effects. All medication, prescription or otc, all supplement, no matter how natural, organic, herbal, etc, has potential side effects. They can also interact w/other meds & supplements. Pde5 inhibitors can cause hypotension if taken w/nitrates. Caverject & Edex (alprostadil) require an injection. Find out all your optio. ...Read more
Is minoxidil& finasteride is the best solution for pattern hair loss (genetic). How to avoid the side effects such as erectile dysfunction? TQ docs ;)
The only medical treatments that are proven effective for baldness (other than hair transplantation) are Finasteride oral pills and Minoxidil topical. It is less expensive to purchase the 5mg pill (Proscar) and split the pills in 4 (use a pill splitter). Neither treatment causes a higher incidence of erectile dysfunction.
However, smoking tobacco is strongly associated with erectile dysfunction. ...Read more
I had varicocele 4 y ago, after the surgery an hydrocele came (same testicol). It's half of a tennis ball. Is it urgent? Do I risk impotence? Thank u
Hydocele: A hydrocele is a fluid containing cystic mass in the scrotum connected to the testicle. It does not cause any significant change in fertility or virility and it is almost always benign. Surgery to remove the membrane that creates the cyst wall is done mainly for comfort or cosmetic reasons. ...Read more
A lot of things: Erectile functioning is dependent on multiple systems in our bodies coordinating to facilitate dilation of the erectile chambers of the penis, called the corpora cavernosa. This includes an intact central and peripheral nervous system, arteries and veins. Medications are a cause of impotence. Depression can present as ed too. A patient with ed should see a urologist for a complete workup. ...Read more
Same thing: Erectile dysfunction is medical term for impotence which is defined as inability to attain & sustain an erection adequate for penetration leading to distress. So if it doesn't bother you, it's not ed. But let's also be realistic in that our refractory period (time between having an orgasm and attaining another erection) increases w/age, so don't claim ed if you can't have sex 5x/d @ 99yo like 18yo. ...Read more