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Erection (Overview)

An erection refers to the stiff or erect penis. An erection that is " normal" means that it is stiff enough for penetration.


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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

Erection (Overview)

An erection refers to the stiff or erect penis. An erection that is " normal" means that it is stiff enough for penetration.


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Cannot hold an erection?

Cannot hold an erection?

See your physician.: The inability to get or sustain an erection is called erectile dysfunction or ed. There are many causes. Stress, depression & anxiety are among many important psychological factors. Alcohol, tobacco & substance abuse can contribute. Medications & medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure are also causes. See you physician, much can be done to help. ...Read more

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How to get strong erection ?

How to get strong erection ?

Erectiions: Lots of factors mostly revolve around the psychology of sex, sexual excitement and relationship with your partner, but diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and vascular diseas as well as many medications can affect strength of erections. Also low testosterone levels in blood. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a problem of erection?

I have a problem of erection?

Age?: How old are you. If you smoke stop. If you drink too much stop theat too. Exercise. If you are already doing all i the above, ten a visit to yur doctor should help figure the cause. ...Read more

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Problem with the sex erection?

Problem with the sex erection?

May need viagra (sildenafil): You should see a urologist and be evaluated to see if this has an organic basis. If so, there are several medications such as viagra (sildenafil) or Cialis that may be helpful, or other methods if these do not work. Go see someone and get this evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why won't my erection go away?

Why won't my erection go away?

Could be serious: A painful erection lasting more than four hours is called priapism. This can be a serious condition resulting in permanent damage to the penises ability to get erect in the future. If this occurs you should seek help in an emergency department immediately. ...Read more

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Could you die with an erection?

Could you die with an erection?

No, but...: At dying, no more circulation to keep up penile erect and rigid is possible so it's "no" to your question. But, it's been known that occasionally men die of heart attack during intercourse, especially while taking nitrate with pde-5i, such as viagra (sildenafil). More? Ask doctor. Best wish... ...Read more

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What to do get strong erection?

What to do get strong erection?

Imagination : Your brain is the most important organ for sex. Get enough sleep, decrease stress in your life, get proper nutrition, learn to relax deeply, and learn to fantasize about sex. If you have a partner, take things slowly stimulating all your senses. If these things don't help, see your doctor. Special medications for erectile dysfunction are also available. ...Read more

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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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How to relieve painful erection?

Ejaculation: Climax should end erection and eliminate pain. ...Read more