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Yohimbine for erectile dysfunction?

Yohimbine for erectile dysfunction?

No: Really not effective...Much better medications now. Yohimbine is really of historical interest only. ...Read more

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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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Does intracavernous pharmacotherapy work for ED erectile dysfunction?

Does intracavernous pharmacotherapy work for ED erectile dysfunction?

Yes: There are multiple formulations one can use for intracavernous penile inejction therapy. Depending on the severeity of the erectile dysfunction and other comorbidities a man may have. It is a very good and effective method for obtaining an erection. ...Read more

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Suggest medications for sexual arousal and erectile dysfunction?

Suggest medications for sexual arousal and erectile dysfunction?

There are many: Be wary of over the counter herbal medications For the most part they can be harmful or a waste of time. At your age taking into account you have no other medical problems ,can be helped talking to a psychologist skilled in helping men with this problem. When having sex your need to feel secure, relaxed, have a pleasing & willing partner and don't be in a hurry. Keep your mind away from worry. ...Read more

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Can low doses of Cialis can solve erectile dysfunction?

Can low doses of Cialis can solve erectile dysfunction?

It can alleviate: But not solve the problem. I'm surprised u have ed at a young age. Ask your dr if u have low testosterone or any autoimmune condition contributing to your condition.I wonder if you're taking recreational drugs.Take care! http://www.Webmd.Com/erectile-dysfunction/ http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/erectile-dysfunction-herbs/mc00064. ...Read more

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Is erectile dysfunction painful?

Is erectile dysfunction painful?

No: Erectile dysfunction (ed) is not painful. It is simply the inability to obtain or maintain an erection sufficient enough for sexual intercourse. There is a condition called peyronie's which is scarring of the chambers of the penis which can lead to bending or curvature of the penis and this can be painful but it is a seperate condition from ed. ...Read more

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Which drug is more effective for treating erectile dysfunction - viagra, cialis or levitra (vardenafil)?

Which drug is more effective for treating erectile dysfunction - viagra, cialis or levitra (vardenafil)?

See remark: All three drugs have same basic ingredient They all work well, each may have few whistles & bells. Cialis stays in our system about 3 days .I tell my patients it is like comparing Plymouth & Dodge...or chevy and Pontiac. For some reason some respond to one more than others.. ...Read more

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Is erectile dysfunction physical or psychological?

Is erectile dysfunction physical or psychological?

Both: Erectile dysfunction can be caused by both physical and/or psychological conditions. It is important to undergo routine testing to evaluate for a physical condition that can be treated, if identified. A good history should also be taken to identify psychological stressors that can cause erection problems. Usually, the treatment of either of these factors will improve the condition. ...Read more

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How good are penile prostheses for erectile dysfuncton?

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How good are penile prostheses for erectile dysfuncton?

Excellent & reliable: Penile prostheses are an excellent & reliable solution to erectile dysfunction if you can't tolerate medical options, whether oral, intraurethral, or intercavernosal, or mechanical options, like vacuum pumps. However, you also need to be a reasonable surgical candidate & willing to undertake that risk. Don't forget that ed precedes heart disease so be sure to look at overall health before surgery. ...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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Best drug for erectal dysfunction failure?

Best drug for erectal dysfunction failure?

ED drugs: Hi, there are several medications for ed, however first thing would be to get a comprehensive evaluation so you know the cause and it may be something directly treatable . Here is a link about different medications, different ones work each person. http://www.webmd.com/drugs/condition-2383-erectile+dysfunction.aspx?diseaseid=2383&diseasename=erectile+dysfunction&source=1. ...Read more

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Are alprostadil and sildenafil effective in all types of erectile impotence?

Are alprostadil and sildenafil effective in all types of erectile impotence?

No: These medications can improve blood flow and/or retention in the penis to help erection. If impotence is related to nerve damage or lack of testosterone they would not be likely to help. ...Read more

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Erectile dysfunction: drug or operation treatment?

See urologist: Erectile dysfunction needs to be diagnosed by urologist, then will include possible medication trial, followed surgical options if medications fail. ...Read more

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Can sibutramine affect erectile dysfunction?

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Can sibutramine affect erectile dysfunction?

Affect?: Not sure what you mean by "affect". Yes there may be sporadic reports but I couldn't find any evidence that sibutramine causes erectile dysfunction, although its reason (indication) for use is obesity, which is linked to ED. In fact, I couldn't find any "effect" of sibutramine on ED, whether making it better or worse. Check out http://www.drugs.com/sfx/sibutramine-side-effects.html. ...Read more

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Dosage of choline for erectile dysfunction?

Dosage of choline for erectile dysfunction?

Not tested: Choline is not a standard form of therapy for erectile dysfunction. There are many otc agents one can take but none have been studies in prospective randomized clinical trials. ...Read more

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Can L-arginine cause erectile disfunction?

Can L-arginine cause erectile disfunction?

L arginine: L-arginine has been studied along with pycnogenol in men with erectile dysfunction, and found to help a significant percentage of them have normal erections. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12851125. ...Read more

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Can busulfan cause erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Chemotherapeutic agents (most of them, at least) can cause fatigue, lethargy, and sometimes even depression, all of which can interfere with sexual arousal. A cancer diagnosis, and its treatment, is itself immensely stressful, which can diminish libido. There are many possible reasons why someone taking buslfan would experience ed, and should discuss treatment options with his physician. ...Read more

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Is the ED drug muse better than Cialis and viagra (sildenafil)?

Is the ED drug muse better than Cialis and  viagra (sildenafil)?

Maybe: These 2 classes of medications work completely different. Depending on your comorbid conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, etc. One class may work be better than another. There is also variability with these medications from person to person. The only way to know how they will work is to try each class and see how your body reacts. ...Read more

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Treating erectile dysfunction due to cholesterol?

Go for it: What affects the blood vessels of the heart also affect the vessels of the big guy. Unfortunately, very little reversal of ed on a long term basis in most trials, but you live in the age of cialis. Congrats! ...Read more

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Can orchitis cause erectile dysfunction and loss of sex drive?

Can orchitis cause erectile dysfunction and loss of sex drive?

Need evaluation ...: Anyone with low desire + soft "small" testes with or without orchitis should have his serum testosterone checked. If low-T was found, do luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), & prolactin, as well as semen analysis if infertility is concerned. In practice, remember exogenous testosterone will suppress sperm production. So, see Doc timely. ...Read more

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Inability To Sustain An Erection (Definition)

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


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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

Any time a male cannot get or keep an erection long ...Read more