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What are a few lesser-known causes of erectile dysfunction?

What are a few lesser-known causes of erectile dysfunction?

Many . . .: Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/erectile-dysfunction/basics/causes/con-20034244 for list of some causes of erectile dysfunction. Go see your family doc for complete evaluation before considering therapeutic options. ...Read more

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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What kind of testical pain can cause erectile dysfunction?

All kinds : Testis pain can be a libido killer. You need to get the pain evaluated and treated and see if your erections improve. ...Read more

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Can cancer causes erectile dysfunction ?

Can cancer causes erectile dysfunction ?

Treatment is cause: It's not typically the cancer itself that causes erectile dysfunction, but the treatment for the cancer that can cause it. The treatments for the following cancers have a higher likelihood of causing ed: bladder cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, and prostate cancer. Surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy for cancer are the frequent causes for cancer related ed. ...Read more

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Does enalapril causes erectile dysfunction?

Does enalapril causes erectile dysfunction?

Possible : Enalapril is an ace inhibitor and they can cause erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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Does having afib cause erectile dysfunction?

Afib: Afib itself doesn't cause erectile dysfunction. The psychology of knowing its there plus some of the treatments and causes could cause erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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How do beta blockers cause erectile dysfunction?

How do beta blockers cause erectile dysfunction?

Beta blockers: They don't do this in everybody, in fact its fairly uncommon. The people who get beta blockers often have vascular disease which itself can cause ed. Some have psychologic problems which can add to it. The blood pressure and receptor activity could also contribute. ...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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Does any penile lumps causes erectile dysfunction ?

Does any penile lumps causes erectile dysfunction ?

Here are some ...: The deep local scar-like tissue change (severe fibrosis) of Peyronie's disease in time becomes palpable lumps, called plaque, which in turn restricts penile extension and even impairs blood supply or entrapment for engorgement and erection. AT end, erectile dysfunction ensues. That is penile lumps which can cause ED. ...Read more

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Does GNC mega men vitamins cause erectile dysfunction?

Does GNC mega men vitamins cause erectile dysfunction?

I dought it!: There should be nothing's in a vitamin that would cause the problem. ...Read more

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Can clonidine 0.2 mg cause erectile dysfunction in men?

Can clonidine 0.2 mg cause erectile dysfunction in men?

Yes, it can: Erection is controlled by blood flow which in turned is controlled by both the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system (it is a bit complicated). Clonidine blocks part of the sympathetic system and in high dose it can affect erection in some men, particularly the ejaculatory portion of this. So, if you have significant side effect from it, consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dose allopurinol cause impotence or erectile dysfunction?

Possibly: Never seen this. But, when it comes to side effects or adverse effects with a medication, never say it can't. ...Read more

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Why can beta-blockers may cause erectile dysfunction in men?

Why can beta-blockers may cause erectile dysfunction in men?

Beta blockers: Parasympatheic nerves bind on beta receptors in the penis causing vasodilation and erection of the penis, blockage of the receptor, blocks the normal parasympatheic input and therefore cause impotence. ...Read more

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Does a pre-workout, C4 to be precise, cause erectile dysfunction?

Does a pre-workout, C4 to be precise, cause erectile dysfunction?

Unclear: I would need clarification. Eg. Are you referring to some sort of supplement you're taking? ...Read more

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Frequent masturbation to guy photos. Could it cause erectile dysfunction?

Frequent masturbation to guy photos. Could it cause erectile dysfunction?

Unlikely: It is possible, that this could lead to desensitization, but not really erectile dysfunction. The intensity/scope of the material to which you masturbate is much more important than the gender of the person/people regarding this desensitization. ...Read more

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Does persisting neck pain or neck diseases causes erectile dysfunction ?

Does persisting neck pain  or neck diseases causes erectile dysfunction ?

Usually not.: Unless you had a severe enough injury to your neck or significant disc or arthritic conditions that you have nerve deficits from the neck down, there is little chance for correlation. But, Pain alone can be a disruption in concentration during intimacy. If the neck pain is that bad, seek medical attention for it. Otherwise time to talk to your PCP or Urologist to find out why ED continues. ...Read more

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Can prostatitis cause erectile dysfunction and can you get prostatitis after a vasectomy?

Prostatitis: Yes prostatitis can result in inflammation to the nerves that facilitate erections due to their close proximity to the prostate. Vasectomy does not increase nor decrease the likelihood of developing prostatitis. ...Read more

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What could be the possible cause of erectile dysfunction from the lab results I have sent?

What could be the possible cause of erectile dysfunction from the lab results I have sent?

Some ideas: I don't have your labs but here's some things worth remembering. The male hormone levels are usually not the key. Real erectile dysfunction is of course when your favorite images / thoughts don't get you a good erection for your age. Prolactinoma and hemochromatosis are two common causes that are often missed and they are the ones that labs will pick up. I hope you find an explanation. Best wishes ...Read more

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Is it possible for a harrington rod fused to the end of your spine to cause erectile dysfunction?

No: No, unless the rod has entered the spinal canal and is compressing nerve tissue but then you would gave other symptoms as well, not just this one in isolation. ...Read more

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I have erectile dysfunction caused by hardened arteries. Is it possible to reverse this? Do my meds prevent recover

Possibly: Control of blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol with diet, medication, and exercise might help to prevent progression of vascular disease throughout the body, including the arteries to the pelvis and penis.
Similarly, stopping smoking could help.
Besides preventing progression, there may me reversal. Medication of the pde5 inhibitor class (viagra, levitra, (vardenafil) cialis) might help improve ..... ...Read more

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What is the cause and treatment for erectile dysfunction? My husband taking too much time for erection and some times not achieving erection at all.

Take him to his doc: Since you are 21yo, i'm going to assume that he is about your age. In that case, it is less likely for erectile dysfunction to be due to medical condition such as diabetes, high cholesterol, etc. More common in this age group, stress eg work, relationship (how are you two getting along?), family, money, tobacco, excess alcohol are issues. If none of these, then go see family doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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How come most antidepressants cause erectile dysfunction?

They don't: Some do, and some don't. It depends upon the drug, the patient and many other factors. Check w/your doctor if you're having problems. ...Read more

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What are the causes and cure of erectile dysfunction?

What are the causes and cure of erectile dysfunction?

Many causes: There are many causes
1 drugs like antidepressants and nicotine and alcohol
2peyronies disease
3 psychological causes
4 aging
5 kidney failre
5 diseases like diabetes and multiple sclerosis
6 smoking
7 prostate surgery
8 hypogonadism and testosterone deficiency
treatment is directed towards cause and some may be cired others may
curred , others will need drugs like viagra/cialis/levitra
injection. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Gallstones (Definition)

Stone-like deposits of bile in the gallbladder that are made from accumulation of cholesterol or bilirubin. Most gallstones are asymptomatic, however complications of gallstones include inflammation of the gallbladder, and blockage of ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Lin
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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