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Does Having More Sex Make Erectile Problems Worse
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If erectile disfunction does not get examinted by a urologist or "fixed" will it get worse, harmful, or effect sex more in the future?
Depends: It all depends upon the cause. If the cause is a medical condition like diabetes, nervous system disorder, depression or some medication then erectile dysfunction will get worse. If the cause is psychological then reassurance and cooperation by the sex partner helps improve the dysfunction. Seeing a urologist is generally not necessary. Your family physician can take care of most cases of ed. ...Read more
Husband problem: erectile dysfunction + less sex interest since marriage. Virgin b4. All tests + 2 urologists said everything normal. What is problem?
I am a 27 years old male. A month ago, I had issues with erectile dysfunction. It is getting worse now as I lose erection while having sex. I am scared that it will repeat. What should I do?
Go To Doctor: There is actually nothing we can offer here other than to say hang up the smart phone and get in to a real doctor and have this problem evaluated. It is nearly 100% likely that your brain is the problem given that erections are more than 50% caused by the mind and that this is not a physical problem. Go to your family doctor and ask for help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need evaluation: To answer this question, your husband would need to see his physician (and possibly a urologist) for a thorough evaluation. There are many possible physical causes for changes in libido and erectile function -- including medications, smoking, and drug or alcohol abuse. Relationship issues can be factors also. You can't know if a problem is "curable" without investigating what it is. ...Read more
I was prescribed (diosmin+hesperidin) for hemorrhoids, is this safe to take w viagra. Will it make my erectile dysfunction better or worse?
Why Viagra at 40?: I'm more concerned about the erectile dysfunction of a 40 year old. I don't have your history, but i would be concerned about cardiovascular disease without other obvious causes for you ed. Start by visiting your md for a complete panel of tests to include cimt if possible. If that test is not available a calcium score will do. Ed is a major 'red flag' in a 40 year old. ...Read more
Talk to your doc!: First, be truthful w/yourself. Any stress? Job, money, family, friends? How's your relationship w/your partner? Are you two happy or fighting all the time? Second, how're your lifestyle habits? Smoking? Drinking to excess? Other illegal substances? Third, how's your health? Overweight? Obese? Diabetes? Hypertension? High cholesterol? Depression? Fourth, any medications? Finally, what's your t leve. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many causes of erectile dysfunction or impotence. Stress is very common cause, eg relationship w/partner, money, job, family, etc. Poor lifestyle choices like tobacco & excess alcohol also lead to ed. Chronic health disease & medications to treat such, eg high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, depression, hair loss, etc can cause ed. Go see your family doc for complete evaluati. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both!: I think you're asking about physical vs psychological. Erectile dysfunction can be psychological (due to stress). This is common in younger men & any first time w/new partner. Also if you're not in a happy & fulfilling relationship, it can be difficult to get excited. ED can also be physical in older men especially those who smoke, drink to excess, are overweight, have medical issues or drug effec ...Read more
None proven: I am not aware of any studies that even come close to suggesting any improvement in erectile function. However, a study published in November 2013 in NEJM suggests a lower total & disease-specific death rate in those who ate more nuts (http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1307352). ...Read more
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