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Can diabetes cause impotence in men?

Can diabetes cause impotence in men?

Diabetes, impotence: Yes , diabetes is one of the most common causes of impotence. Other causes are high blood pressure, high blood lipids, smoking, low testosterone, and some medications can be problematic. ...Read more

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Do thyroid problems in men cause impotence?

Do thyroid problems in men cause impotence?

Possibly: Both hypo and hyperthyroidism can cause erectile dysfunction (impotence). The condition of low thyroid levels (hypothyroidism) is more likely to do so. Furthermore, untreated hypothyroidism can lead to high prolactin levels, that may additionally contribute to sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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Does thyroid problem in women and men cause impotence?

Does thyroid problem in women and men cause impotence?

Yes to both: Thyroid dysfunction --- either too much thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism) or too little (hypothyroidism) --- can disrupt the male or female reproductive system by causing changes in sex hormones as well as prolactin. Alterations in sex hormones (testosterone in men, and estrogen in women) and prolactin, can in turn, lead to sexual dysfunction, including abnormal periods, and sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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Can bladder infection in men cause erectile dysfunction ?

Can bladder infection in men cause erectile dysfunction ?

Here are some ...: Both are not directly linked but may be interacted. Cystitis may generate significant mental and physical discomforts to perform sex. Occasionally, the underlying cause for cystitis such as nerve damage may affect sex function as well. So, how both coexist and interact should be professionally assessed before assuming what they are... ...Read more

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Can prostatitis cause infertility in males?

Can prostatitis cause infertility in males?

Prostatitis: Whiles acute prostatitis may cause white blood cells to appear in the semen analysis, it rarely is a significant contributor to male infertility. ...Read more

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What causes ED in men in their twenties? Can it be reversed?

What causes ED in men in their twenties? Can it be reversed?

Stress, etc., &often: The most common cause in someone without serious health issues is psychologic. Stress is a huge factor, as is the nature of your intimate relationships. However some other causes can be from medications such as many blood pressure meds, diabetes, alcohol, and circulation problems. Low testosterone is less likely in a young person. Find the cause and improvement is likely! ...Read more

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Does diabetes insipidus and vasopressin deficiency lead to sexual problems in males?

Does diabetes insipidus and vasopressin deficiency lead to sexual problems in males?

Hormones: Diabetes insipidus and vasopressin deficiency should not lead to sexual problems. Please discuss this with the doctor who diagnosed DI and vasopressin. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause erectile disfunction in later years?

Can masturbation cause erectile disfunction in later years?

No: There is no link between masturbation & erectile dysfunction. However, excessive masturbation may make it difficult to achieve orgasm via sex w/partner if you're "used to" specific action/friction/means of achieving orgasm. But do understand that what's excessive to one person might be nothing to someone else. With that said, if you only engage in masturbation, you're at very low risk for an std. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, can untreated hypertension in young age lead to erectile dysfunction ?

Hello doctors, can untreated hypertension in young age lead to erectile dysfunction ?

HTN & ED.: Hypertension can lead to erectile dysfunction. Unfortunately, medications to treat hypertension can also lead to ED. You need to strategize well and perhaps,find some non-medical means to lower your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can mono cause infertility in men or women?

Can mono cause infertility in men or women?

Yes: Monomucleosis, like any medical stress, can cause infertility in men and women. The effects are generally short-term and reversible. ...Read more

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Can orchitis cause erectile dysfunction and loss of sex drive?

Can orchitis cause erectile dysfunction and loss of sex drive?

Need evaluation ...: Anyone with low desire + soft "small" testes with or without orchitis should have his serum testosterone checked. If low-T was found, do luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), & prolactin, as well as semen analysis if infertility is concerned. In practice, remember exogenous testosterone will suppress sperm production. So, see Doc timely. ...Read more

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What problems can low testosterone cause in women?

What problems can low testosterone cause in women?

Low libido: But this is reversible with low dose testosterone supplementation ...Read more

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Hi there can there can anxiety in men cause pain in your penis?

Hi there  can there can anxiety in men cause pain in your penis?

Oxybutynin effects: I understand your distress. Thank you for informing -tight foreskin, pain and use of Oxybutynin. Oxybutynin may cause impaired urination, urinary tract infections, dysuria, and impotence which may lead to your symptoms and anxiety. Anxiety can also be due to pressure to perform sexually and lack of sexual satisfaction. See an Urologist for Diagnosis and Treatment. See a Psychiatrist for Anxiety ...Read more

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Can hypotension lead to sexual dysfunction in a younger female?

Can hypotension lead to sexual dysfunction in a younger female?

Not likely!: Most low blood pressure readings are asymptomatic. Drs and nurses sometimes are suprised a a low but healthy reading and will voice that to the patient, who may become concerned. I have never heard of "hypotension" as a cause, per se. Many electrolyte problems can do this. Are you on a diuretic? Other drugs treating BP issues can cause sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

Any problem when a male cannot get or keep an erection long enough for intercourse. It has many different causes so "erectile dysfunction" is a descriptive term ...Read more


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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more