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How do thoughts cause erections?

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

Erection (Definition)

An erection refers to the stiff or erect penis. An erection that is " normal" means that it is ...Read more


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Is it thought of as dangerous to not have erections on purpose?

Is it thought of as dangerous to not have erections on purpose?

Hey man!: It won't injure you in the least. It affirms your health and masculinity. From early childhood to healthy old age, you are going to get erections from time to time that are out of your control. If somebody has told you that this is a "spiritual" problem, or that it means you are "insensitive" or some other nonsense, just ignore it. Simply putting a hand in the pocket can conceal it. ...Read more

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I'm getting embarrassing erections at first glimpse/thought of anyone attractive. I have med:long lasting sex regularly. No s/e w/ ℞. What can I do?

I'm getting embarrassing erections at first glimpse/thought of anyone attractive. I have med:long lasting sex regularly. No s/e w/ ℞. What can I do?

NORMAL: Supportive undergarments can keep this from becoming embarrassing. It is difficult to avoid it lasting while thinking about it and fixing on the issue however. Try and divert your attention elsewhere. Keep a pack of cards to busy your mind. ...Read more

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I am a 17 year old guy, very worried about this frequent erections which occurs every time, it occurs even with the slightest thought. How to control?

I am a 17 year old guy, very worried about this frequent erections which occurs every time, it occurs even with the slightest thought. How to control?

Normal...: Isn't testosterone fun? Erections are a normal part of life for a male and especially during the teenage years the frequency and timing can seem "abnormal" but I assure you that this is NORMAL. Controlling your thoughts and what you look at can go some way to helping stop unwanted erections, but whatever you do, erections will still remain a part of the adolescent boy's life! ...Read more

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I don't get any morning erections anymore. I wake up with an erection, sometimes, although it's very weak and barely a semi erection. Thoughts please?

Talk to your doctor: There are many causes of erectile dysfunction. Alcohol use and medications can play a role. Diabetes can also be a cause. See your doctor to discuss your concerns. ...Read more

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Not firm erections. In standing position the erection is good but becomes weak in sitting position. Unable to masturbate with thoughts. Cause?

Many causes: Erectile difficulties can have many causes and you would need to be examined and assessed to discover the cause. However with your history and positional symptoms, there may be issues with the blood and/or nerve supply. You would need a full history and physical exam to better pin point the cause. ...Read more

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Recently had problems getting erection. Dr gave me a few viagra (sildenafil). Afraid to take because of risk of priapism. Thoughts?

Recently had problems getting erection. Dr gave me a few viagra (sildenafil). Afraid to take because of risk of priapism. Thoughts?

PRIAPISM: It is a potential side effect but I have only seen it with patients with pooly controlled sickle cell anemia or elicit drug use. It is safe and effective. If this is not reassuring enough use a small dose first (25 mg) as a trial. The trials before it was fda approved used several times the eventual recomended dose to determine safety. ...Read more

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I can get an erection when I masterbate but don't when I'm with my girlfriend. I get nervous and have racing thoughts. How can I fix this?

I can get an erection when I masterbate but don't when I'm with my girlfriend. I get nervous and have racing thoughts. How can I fix this?

Your doc: Or a natural doc can test your hormone levels and rule out circulatory issues. Also, a clinical psychologist can teach you skills to keep from focusing on your "performance" which interferes also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am 21.Virgin. No drugs no smokung. Cannot get an erection without rubbing my penis. Is it ed. If I get sexual thought, I have no erection widout rubbing.

I am 21.Virgin. No drugs no smokung. Cannot get an erection without rubbing my penis. Is it ed. If I get sexual thought, I have no erection widout rubbing.

Stamp test: Put an old fashoined roll of stamps around the penis at night. If you are getting noturnal erections which are normal the stamps edges should break or tear. If not go to doctor for hormone tests. ...Read more

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In hocd, does anxiety caused by gay thoughts cause penile erection????

Everything: Causes penile erections when you are 16 years old. Do not worry about this. It is typical to have many erections and it is also usual to have thoughts about all kinds of sexual ideas including gay thoughts. It means you are a normal teenaged boy. ...Read more

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Why am I getting frequent erections while I'm sleeping, even though I'm not dreaming any sexual thoughts...

Why am I getting frequent erections while I'm sleeping, even though I'm not dreaming any sexual thoughts...

NPT: Nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) is common and normal. All men without physiological erectile dysfunction experience it up to five times during the night, typically during REM sleep. It is not necessarily related to sexual thoughts or dreams. ...Read more

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Why I am not getting erections with my thoughts? Whenever I masturbate some sperm remains in penis. My penis don't relax.

Complicated: Are you taking any new medications? Are you drinking a lot of alcohol or using any drugs? Are you under a lot of stress, anxious or depressed? All of these can be reasons to have the symptoms you are complaining about. ...Read more

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Not getting erections with my thoughts/no ejaculation while sleeping after 4 years of left varicocele surgery.?

Not getting erections with my thoughts/no ejaculation while sleeping after 4 years of left varicocele surgery.?

ED EVALUATION: From your symptoms and list of Meds I would sugest a second urology opinion. Recheck labs Especially TFTS/TESTOSERONE level. Recheck testicular ultrasound. Consider empiric trial of viagra/Levitra/cialis ...Read more

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Can my corpus spongeiouim get torn while trying to get a hard erection by pumping/squeezing my penis by thought to get blood in?

Not, . ..: Recommended use of pump for erection would not induce tearing corpus spongiosum, through which urethra traverses to flow urine in the bladder out of the body. If wishing to learn more on ED or blood in urine, go to peruse articles in http://formefirst. Com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions. Html. Best to health... ...Read more

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Why do I get instant penis erection and fluid leakage if thought about sex, girls or watching porn? Semen leakage during bowel movement frequently?

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Why do I get instant penis erection and fluid leakage if thought about sex, girls or watching porn? Semen leakage during bowel movement frequently?

That is okay, . ..: What you've observed & reported could be entirely normal and unique for you as long as being able to reasonably interact with your lovers on bed. Sipping-out fluid at sexual arousal is in preparation for lubrication to ease vaginal penetration. Semen leakage on BM, especially with hard stool, is normally unique also and has no cure, possibly suggesting slight looseness in ejaculatory duct. Best... ...Read more

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Hello Dr. I am a healthy 39 year old man who's experiencing a sudden & random loss/decrease in my erectile function. Wondering your thoughts?

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Hello Dr. I am a healthy 39 year old man who's experiencing a sudden & random loss/decrease in my erectile function. Wondering your thoughts?

Erectile dysfunction: Sudden onset of erectile dysfunction is most likely due to anxiety/stress or medication side effects. Work, money, family, friends, relationship (how are you two getting along?) rank high on list of ED causes. Alcohol & illicit drugs, too. Of course, health issues eg diabetes, high blood pressure & cholesterol, also cause ED & have to start at some point. Random ED is normal but if persists, c doc ...Read more

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I am experiencing Erectile dysfuntion and I think its finestride. I have read about severe side effects of quitting any Dr's thoughts or experiences?

I am experiencing Erectile dysfuntion and I think its finestride. I have read about severe side effects of quitting any Dr's thoughts or experiences?

Try stopping it. ..: If finasteride is suspected to the precipitating factor according to your observing the sequence of events, just stop its use for 3-6 weeks and see since using finasteride to shrink the prostate for urine flow improvement is not urgent; in fact, taking alpha-blocker will ease poor flow faster. So, report what you observed to your prescribing doc for adjusting the way caring for voiding concern. ...Read more

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How do I tell my parents that im 16 and have erectile dysfunction I thought it'd get better on its own but after 4 days nothing has changed I'm scared?

How do I tell my parents that im 16 and have erectile dysfunction I thought it'd get better on its own but after 4 days nothing has changed I'm scared?

Don't worry: First, rather than use term erectile dysfunction, you should describe what's going on. Ed is the inability to get & stay erect enough for sexual relations. Is your relationship w/your parents open enough to explain to them that you've already been having sex and that for last 4 days you haven't been able to get it up? Instead, just ask for an appt w/your family doctor. Tell him/her what's going on. ...Read more

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How and why does high blood pressure meds may cause erectile dysfunction? I thought the meds helped blood flow?

How and why does high blood pressure meds may cause erectile dysfunction? I thought the meds helped blood flow?

Lowers pressure: Blood pressure medications lower blood pressure. Erection is achieved when fluid moved from the blood vessels into the spongy tissue of the penis. When the pressure is lowered, not as much fluid can move into the tissue and achieving an erection becomes more difficult. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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?

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?

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