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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
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Tests show hypothyroidism; slightly below desired range. Will 30mg Armour Thyroid once a day help to improve symptoms such as erectile dysfunction?
It may: While cardiac problems, blood pressure abnormalities and diabetes are the most common causes of erectile dysfunction, other metabolic problems including thyroid diseases can also cause ed. Therefore treatment of thyroid problem can improve erectile function in many cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tight Pants no risk.: Hi at 18 it would be very difficult for the described scenario of tight pants causing impotence. If you are having any difficulty getting and maintaining an erection at your age please get in to see a physician expert in men's health. Impotence is a problem of both physical and mental components. You do not need to accept impotence yet. Please get some good advice from your personal doc! ...Read more
Rapid weight gain around stomach, back, and neck. Purple/reddish rash outbreak on arm. Losing muscle mass. Erectile dysfunction. What could these sympt
Many possibilities: This is much too complex for an online reply. Many possibilities and maybe more than one problem. Cushing's disease (excess cortisone production). Treatment with steroids, e.g. prednisone. Side effects of other drugs, e.g. antiretroviral drugs if you have HIV. Underactive thyroid gland. Others. Presumably you're seeing a doctor; keep working with her. Maybe endocrinology consultation. Good luck! ...Read more
Excessive masturbation causes impotence I hve been masturbating for 3yr daily twice its there any problem for my future.
Common side effect: Spironolactone is considered a testosterone-blocker. While it is a blood pressure medication, it has side effects of breast development, decreased erections - particularly morning erections. Many transgender people use spironolactone as they are transitioning from male to female. LGromkoMD ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Commonly: Many diabetics develop both neuropathy and vascular disease, both of which contribute to erectile dysfunction. Fortunately, there are ways to treat almost every man with e.D.: pills, penile injection (injection-erection), vacuum erectile device (pump), and implantable prosthesis. Many men suffer in silence. They should be encouraged to ask for help, speak frankly with their doctors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does impotence dismiss after stopping antidepressants? If the SSRIs were the only cause of this problem.
Usually: YES; however I suggest an ED workup by your physician. ...Read more
Can a long-term exposure to vapors of certain chemicals (e.G. Acrylic acid) cause an erectile dysfunction in men?
Doubtful: Despite the 'pop' idea that 'chemicals' cause everything, if this were the explanation the same thing would be happening to the other men who work the same job. Erectile dysfunction has a variety of causes. If your favorite thoughts / pictures / videos / partner (s) don't get you hard like they should, a full checkup including hemochromatosis and prolactinoma screening is in order. ...Read more
Erectile dysfunction: Diabetes & sickle cell anemia are two conditions that come to mind when considering erectile dysfunction in young men. Smoking is still high on list along w/use of illicit agents. Stress from performance anxiety is more likely to cause ED than is work, money & family, unless latter doesn't like your choice of partner (s). ...Read more
I dought it!: There should be nothing's in a vitamin that would cause the problem. ...Read more
Can so called "congestive prostatitis" cause erectile dysfunction? If so, how to tackle the problem?
Please get an exam: From your doc to make sure that's what you have. He/she can then treat you. True prosatatis is an infectection/inflammation of the prostate, different from enlarged prostate that older men get. Careful of prostate massage because it may spread the infection, if there. ED MAY be from this or other causes, e.g., circulation, anxiety, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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