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Erection (Definition)

An erection refers to the stiff or erect penis. An erection that is " normal" means that it is ...Read more


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Slight burning sensation in the tip of my penis and urinary urge after a morning erection sometimes and ive never had sex. What could cause this?

Slight burning sensation in the tip of my penis and urinary urge after a morning erection sometimes and ive never had sex. What could cause this?

Urinary urge: Do you have any medical problems like diabetes for instance? You say you've never had sex. Do you mean just intercourse? You could have irritated the tip of your penis while masturbating. If so, it should heal just fine. When you urinate is it a small amount or a large amount? It is possible that you might have a urinary tract infection, but less common in men. If persists, see a doctor. ...Read more

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When I get an erection I have a burning sensation cover my penis, followed by swelling and pain. I have not had sex in 1 month. Circumcision needed?

When I get an erection I have a burning sensation cover my penis, followed by swelling and pain. I have not had sex in 1 month. Circumcision needed?

See answer: If you are uncircumcised and your symptoms are caused by a foreskin that is too tight and does not retract, then circumcision may be required. Recommend you see a urologist for an accurate diagnosis and discussion of treatment options. ...Read more

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I don't have uti, but a burning and tingling in the glans penis on the inner side, I remember that one night I ejaculated with a semi hard erection?

I don't have uti, but a burning and tingling in the glans penis on the inner side, I remember that one night I ejaculated with a semi hard erection?

Tingling Urethra: Hi

there could be a few explanations for your symptoms, especially if you are sexually active. I doubt that your symptoms are happening because of the way you ejaculated.

One must make sure that this is not herpes, chlamydia or gonorrhea. I would hope you could find a good local medical provider to provide judgement free medical advise for you. ...Read more

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Burning when I pee, painful swollen vein on top of penis, some discharge and pain erections. STD test came back negative/normal.

Burning when I pee, painful swollen vein on top of penis, some discharge and pain erections. STD test came back negative/normal.

There are some: Non-infectious causes of painful urination and and discharge, but those symptoms are highly suggestive of infection. The tests could have come back as false negatives. Or, your doctor tested for more common infections and you need additional tests to check for others. Whether infection or not, you definitely need to follow-up with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a problem of erection?

I have a problem of erection?

Age?: How old are you. If you smoke stop. If you drink too much stop theat too. Exercise. If you are already doing all I the above, ten a visit to yur doctor should help figure the cause. ...Read more

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Could you die with an erection?

Could you die with an erection?

No, but...: At dying, no more circulation to keep up penile erect and rigid is possible so it's "no" to your question. But, it's been known that occasionally men die of heart attack during intercourse, especially while taking nitrate with pde-5i, such as viagra (sildenafil). More? Ask doctor.

Best wish... ...Read more

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How does an erection occur at 70?

Same way as at 17: While erections may become less frequent and/or less firm as a man ages, they happen the same way and work the same way at any age. We humans are sexual creatures, and it is healthy to remain that way for our full lifespan. ...Read more

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I have trouble getting a erection?

I have trouble getting a erection?

ED&LOW T EVAL: ED & Low T Evaluation and diagnosis of cause is critical. It needs a through workup exam/labs/testiciular US/ and potentially a brain MRI. You will need regular Monitering of testosterone and PSA levels. Follow up with a through PCP and endocrine consult. Low T can cause symptoms of male menopause =ANDROPAUSE. Including ED/anxiety/depression/insomnia/ ...Read more

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Why I could hardly hold my erection?

Depends: If really 23yo, there are only a few non-medical reasons (stress / distraction / etc.). Otherwise, you should be evaluated by a urologist to look for any underlying medical condition (s) that might be presenting in this fashion. ...Read more

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Why do I continue to have an erection?

Priapism: An erection lasting more than 4 hours is called priapism.
Young men (teenagers) will frequently get erections at embarassing times.
That is normal.
As we age the spontaneous erections decrease as do nocturnal and morning erections. Male peak sexually at age 19 (sorry guys). After that its all "downhil".
If your erections last for 4 hours your need to be evaluated (after you go to the er!). ...Read more

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Is there a way to increase my erection?

Medication: Erectile dysfunction is a common problem in aging men and can be secondary to other medical conditions including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and low testosterone. Some improvement can be made with treating the above problems. Medication to improve erectile function is the first line treatment. You should have a thorough exam to ensure you are healthy enough for intercourse. ...Read more

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Hello sir I want to improve my erection?

Hello sir I want to improve my erection?

See a urologist: What exactly is the problem? You are very young to be having erectile problems. Go see a urologist to have a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have 'half-erections'?

Is it possible to have 'half-erections'?

Yes: This can occur with age. Erections may be incomplete as men get older or with diabetes or after radical prostate surgery (i.e. Complete removal of prostate gland for cancer. Also if too much alcohol has been consumed. Can also occur if excessively tired, or if a man does not find his partner very exciting. ...Read more

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Why is it hard for me to keep an erection?

Many causes.: The inability to sustain an erection is part of erectile dysfunction or ed. There are many causes. Stress, depression & anxiety are among many important psychological factors. Alcohol, tobacco & substance abuse can contribute. Medications & medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure are also causes. See you physician, much can be done to help. ...Read more

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What does it feel like to have an erection?

Here are some...: Physiologically, penile erection results from temporary blood inflow >outflow of penile corporeal bodies as regulated through inherent complex automation with its ultimate goal of copulation for procreation. As to how and what a man may feel, it widely varies reflecting personal momentary mental and physical combined composure to capture the sense of comfort and control of living at the moment. ...Read more

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What is the easiest way to stop an erection?

What is the easiest way to stop an erection?

Here are some...: The answer to your Q depends on what kind of clinical scenario (urgent or chronic) is presenting and on what the goal of treatment is going to accomplish? So, no definite answer could be given although drugs to suppress testosterone or to inhibit desire may be administered with care for chronic issue, and special penile irrigation with phenylephrine by urologist may be used for priapism. More? Ask ...Read more

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I have weak erection?

So many causes: There's no way to readily guide you without more information about you and how/when your issues came about. Ideally you would seek an inperson evaluation from your primary care physician or a urologist, but otherwise consider providing more information and reposting your question or setting up a formal HealthTap Prime consultation. ...Read more

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I have a? Erection problem

I have a? Erection problem

Medical evaluation: Your primary care doctor or urologist can be a resource to determine underlying causes for the erectile dysfunction, and the optimal treatment. A basic history and physical, and perhaps a few labs can arrive at a reasonably accurate diagnosis and institute a treatment plan. Often it will be helpful to have a partner involved in treatment plans. ...Read more

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How to improve weak erection?

How to improve weak erection?

"ED": Erectile dysfunction is caused by a variety of medical and/or psycho-social problems. The quality of the relationship you have with your partner, side effects of medications you are taking, low testosterone levels, depression and anxiety, alcohol or substance use, all can be responsible. So fixing the problem will require an evaluation by your md. This is a common problem and prognosis is good. ...Read more

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Why do I have weak erections?

Why do I have weak erections?

Medical or: Psychological causes may be at the root of this. First, please get checked out by your doc, who may do lab work on your hormones and check your vascular system. Secondly, see a therapist for support. Sometimes a conflict in relationship or self-esteem or control or self-consciousness can be an issue. Peace and good health. ...Read more