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Dr. Alvin Lin
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Inability To Attain An Erection (Definition)

Inability to attain en erection denotes a lack of physiological energy and ability to timely fill penile corporeal tissue with blood for its high-pressure circulation. To discovery when and how to treat such, go to http://formefirst.com/ED-Rx-options.html & other articles in the category of Sex life, ED. Besides, the info in Basics of Self-Care could be ...Read more


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Can smoking lead to erectile dysfunction?

Can smoking lead to erectile dysfunction?

Absolutely: Nicotine is a vasoconstrictor, so it robs organs of blood supply. Erection is heavily dependent on adequate blood supply. ...Read more

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Can smoking cigarettes cause erectile dysfunction?

Can smoking cigarettes cause erectile dysfunction?

Possible factor: Cigarettes are linked to atherosclerosis which can be a factor in ED - however a person would not develop this after smoking until after a relatively long period of time (10-20+ years of heavy smoking).Diabetes is probably more of a cause because it affects small blood vessels.I think most ED is psychological in young and middle aged men (ages 20- 50+ ) however, low testosterone is another factor. ...Read more

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Could cigarette smoking lead to impotence?

Could cigarette smoking lead to impotence?

Yes: Just as smoking can lead to coronary heart disease- it can affect peripheral arteries- legs, brain and penis. Causing hardening of the arteries and spasm of the vessels of the penis - therefore affecting the ability to attain and maintain an erection. High blood pressure and diabetes may also affect erectile function. ...Read more

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Can caffeine contribute to erectile disfunction ?

Can caffeine contribute to erectile disfunction ?

Yes: There are two competing nervous systems controlling many "autonomic" functions like erection, blood flow, digestion etc - the sympathetic system and the parasympathetic system. Caffeine is similar to the body's own sympathetic nervous system chemicals, and too much of it may antagonize erectile function. This generally requires high doses, like the 5-hour energy drinks, or high doses of coffee. ...Read more

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Can stress lead to erectile dysfunction?

Can stress lead to erectile dysfunction?

Yes but see your MD: Erectile problems should motivate you to see your md. He can rule out an illness , a medication or alcohol/drug abuse that may be causing the problem. Be sure to be open with the md. If your problem is only due to poorly coping with your stress, a referral to a professional can help you develop healthier ways to cope with your issues and avoid the distress of erectile dysfunction. ...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 exposure to chemicals cause erectile dysfunction?

Can exposure to chemicals cause erectile dysfunction?

May be,: Yes, but more studies are needed. The concern of chemicals effecting sexual function has largely been done in animals until 2009, the effects of ed from exposure to bisphenol-a (bpa), an industrial chemical used in plastic industry, were studied and reported, revealing: the exposed (high level of 50 x) workers have 4 x and 7 x more to suffer from ed ; ejaculatory dysfunction than the non-exposed. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can smoking weed lead to emphysema?

Help plz! Can smoking weed lead to emphysema?

See below: I've read mixed studies. Most of the studies that say no and that marijuana can actually help copd are from pro weed sources. The American Thoracic Society has a different take. It says marijuana can damage the lungs. There's the risk of causing bullae to develop and there's an additive effect with smoking cigarettes. My recommendation is to not inhale anything not needed. ...Read more

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Will balanitis lead to erectile dysfunction?

Yes.: Yes. Any penile discomfort or pain could interfere with the ability to achieve or sustain an erection. Seek medical treatment. ...Read more

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Can over mastrubating lead to erectile dysfunction ,premature ejaculation or hair thinning????

Can over mastrubating lead to erectile dysfunction ,premature ejaculation or hair thinning????

21 years old : Clearly masturbation is not a good idea. Yes, it's true that it can cause the effects you mention. You need to find a book at the local Library and carefully read what is worrying you. Feel free to contact me if you do not fully understand. ...Read more

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Can Xanax cause permanent erectile dysfunction?

Can Xanax cause permanent erectile dysfunction?

Probably not: There is known risk for erectile dysfunction with Xanax use that I am aware of, however it should only be used rarely for break through anxiety to avoid adverse side effects. ...Read more

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Will too much masturbation cause erectile dysfunction or other complications?

Will too much masturbation cause erectile dysfunction or other complications?

No, not at all: There is a wide range of normal libido, or sexual interest. As long as sexual activity does not interfere with other important aspects of your life, then how often you masturbate or have sex is up to you, and is not linked to health risks. ...Read more

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Can getting hit in the genitals lead to impotency or erectile dysfunction?

Can getting hit in the genitals lead to impotency or erectile dysfunction?

Genital trauma: Common and slight, not severe, testicular injury does not generally lead to any sexual issue unless there is severe trauma leading to destruction of the testes. Injury to the penis can be very severe, but fortunately, it is rare. ...Read more

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Is male impotence due to smoking ever reversible?

Is male impotence due to smoking ever reversible?

Maybe: It depends on how long you smoked. Smoking destroys the small blood vessels that open up to get erections. Consider getting a penile duplex ultrasound to evaluate penile blood flow. ...Read more

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Can smoking lead to alcoholism and the need for substance abuse treatment?

Can smoking lead to alcoholism and the need for substance abuse treatment?

Related but no cause: Tobacco & alcohol r both addictive. Many people w/ alcohol dependence also smoke tobacco & r addicted. However, it is a stretch to say that tobacco use "causes" alcohol addiction. Smoking cessation classes r a form of substance abuse treatment. If u r alcohol dependent it's important to be assessed to see if u need detox meds to avoid dangerous withdrawal symptoms. Aa & treatmt r also very helpful. ...Read more

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Is there any medical test to tell whether its psychological erectile dysfunction or physical impotenc?

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

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Can too much masturbation lead to erectile dysfunction?

Masturbation: There is no negative health consequences to this normal and common activity that all men and boys participate in. ...Read more

Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Lin
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Inability To Sustain An Erection (Definition)

Impotence or Erectile dysfunction describes inability to initiate or maintain a satisfactory ...Read more