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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Nocturnal Erection

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Is is it possible that depression causes nocturnal erections?

Is is it possible that depression causes nocturnal erections?

Nocturnal erections: Are normal and occur most nights in most men. They have nothing to do with depression. ...Read more

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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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Can loss of nocturnal erections cause desensitation of penis making sex less pleasurable and harder to reach orgasm? Can this condition be improved?

Can loss of nocturnal erections cause desensitation of penis making sex less pleasurable and harder to reach orgasm?  Can this condition be improved?

No and yes,: The loss of nocturnal erections can not cause desensitization or difficulty in reaching an orgasm. The fact that you have no nocturnal erections, however, may be a symptom of other endocrine or medical problems which decrease libido and sex drive. You need a consult and lab studies with your physician to rule out medical problems. Meds, diabetes, low T and other disorders can cause this. Good luck ...Read more

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What causes erections?

What causes erections?

Here are some...: All parts of biological body are magically designed and composed in such a way to function coherently so to survive, grow, continue, and procreate. For penis, through "perfect" coordination of nerves, blood vessels, and muscles, the blood is diverted into the chambers of penis with its outflow temporarily shut so to maintain its needed rigidity for coitus to procreate. More? Ask and study... ...Read more

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How do thoughts cause erections?

How do thoughts cause erections?

Sexual arousal: The brain is the ultimate mediator of sexual arousal, capable of both initiating and suppressing erotic arousal. Whether it be tactile, visual or imagined stimuli, it is all processed though the brain. ...Read more

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What causes men to get an erection?

What causes men to get an erection?

Nerve impulses: That stimulate contraction of muscle tissue in the walls of blood vessels, inducing an erection. ...Read more

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What causes morning erections in men?

What causes morning erections in men?

The sleep cycle.: Erections occur as part of the sleep cycle. This is called nocturnal penile tumescence (npt) and occurs 3-5 times per night, with the last one noticed as a morning erection. The cause is not known, but there appears to be a neural and hormonal circuit which is disinhibited during sleep, specifically in the rem stage of sleep. ...Read more

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What in your body is the cause of erections?

What in your body is the cause of erections?

Here are some...: Getting good erection for procreation or pleasure requires all involved tissues, muscles, nerves being well-nourished, healthy, & working coherently in a seamless fashion like those for any parts or organs of the body do. Specifically, the genital organs can regulate blood inflow & outflow of the penis at right time in right way so to maintain penile rigidity for intercourse. More? Ask doc. ...Read more

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My question is what causes one to get erections?

My question is what causes one to get erections?

Per Wikipedia:: "The arteries dilate causing the corpora cavernosa of the penis (and to a lesser extent the corpora spongiosum) to fill with blood; simultaneously the ischiocavernosus and bulbospongiosus muscles compress the veins of the corpora cavernosa restricting the egress and circulation of this blood. " ...Read more

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What can cause a painful erection for 3-5 hours?

What can cause a painful erection for 3-5 hours?

Priapism=not good: Prolonged erection that is unrelated to stimulation and is unrelieved by ejaculation =priapism which is painful and is considered an emergency. If not treated, which can lead to tissue death and thus injury to the penis and functional recovery may be in jeopardy. So if this is troubling u, call doc asap or go et er now. Good luck. ...Read more

Nocturnal (Definition)

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