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Just married,both of us are virgins.i cant maintain an erection inside the vagina,only outside,i used to masturbate (20 years). am i just nervous?

Just married,both of us are virgins.i cant maintain an erection inside the vagina,only outside,i used to masturbate (20 years). am i just nervous?

Possible: The psychological component of sexual function is very strong. So if you are questioning if this is anxiety performance you may be right. Also want to make sure you discuss this with your new bride. She may also be nervous and not having a full sexual response as well. Try using a water based lubricant. Discuss this openly with your wife and practice, practice, practice. ...Read more

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


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I can easily get erections but when I do condom sex I can't maintain erection I've tried without and I didn't have a problem but don't want to risk it?

I can easily get erections but when I do condom sex I can't maintain erection I've tried without and I didn't have a problem but don't want to risk it?

Erectile Dysfunction: You've made a smart decision to wrap it up & use a condom when having sex. However, your erectile dysfunction may be due to loss of sensitivity from that specific brand of condoms. Try using a different brand that's thinner or (claims to) more sensitive. Of course, your ED may also be due to performance anxiety. BTW, if you haven't already received yours, ask your FamilyDoc about HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I am a 48 male with perfect bmi, not fat, active and no cv disease based on last bllodwork and stress tests. However I can't maintain erections. Help?

I am a 48 male with perfect bmi, not fat, active and no cv disease  based on last bllodwork and stress tests. However I can't maintain erections. Help?

Very common: Ed is very common and usually had predisposing risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol. However, is is not unusual for men to get ED as they age even without these conditions. The treatment is still the same which includes, medications, injections, or a vacuum erection device. ...Read more

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Why can't I maintain an erection during sex?

Why can't I maintain an erection during sex?

Lots of reasons: Low testosterone. Hypertension, diabetes, depression, stress, high prolactin levels, problems with your partner...There is a very long list. The good news is that most of the time, this can be treated. Time to call your family doctor. ...Read more

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Why can't I maintain an erection during sex like I used to?

Why can't I maintain an erection during sex like I used to?

Lots of reasons: Low testosterone. Hypertension, diabetes, depression, stress, high prolactin levels, problems with your partner...There is a very long list. The good news is that most of the time, this can be treated. Time to call your family doctor. ...Read more

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Why can't I maintain an erection? I'm 46 good blood pressure and heart date. This is very disconcerting

Why can't I maintain an erection?  I'm 46 good blood pressure and heart date.  This is very disconcerting

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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Cant maintain an erection, trouble getting an erection, but still able to reach orgasm once erection is obtained, what is wrong with me?

Cant maintain an erection, trouble getting an erection, but still able to reach orgasm once erection is obtained, what is wrong with me?

Erectile Dysfunction: Certainly there are now many pills on the market that may be helpful in your situation. However, at age 25 we need to look for reasons that you are having a problem. Do you have diabetes, is your testosterone low, do you have significant depression, is the stress in your life severe right now, are there significant other problems. Therefore, get in and see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Lately it hard to maintain an erection?

Erection issues: See a doc for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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What products help maintain an erection?

What products help maintain an erection?

Few options..: Safest and easiest/simplest to help is getting an evaluation by your doc to see if you have underlying problem--such as vascular insufficiency/diabetes/thyroid/blood pressure/testosterone trouble etc.. Once these are controlled/treated, medications such as cialis/levitra/viagra can help to improve and maintain erections. It is nothing like when u were 17, but these meds do help. Goodl luck . ...Read more

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What to do if I am unable to maintain an erection?

Be evaluated...: Being unable to maintain erection to complete coitus occurs not infrequently and it could be an early symptoms to develop a full blown picture of erectile dysfunction. More detail on male sexuality and ED. peruse articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions.html. More? Welcome to contact me at www.Healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. Best... ...Read more

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What sex positions can help men maintain an erection?

What sex positions can help men maintain an erection?

Whatever Works!: There is no specific position that will better enable a man to maintain his erection. Most people have particular desires regarding their "favorite" positions and it's a good idea to stick with that one if you're having erectile difficulty. A constrictor (aka "cock ring", which can be found online or in a sex shop) properly positioned, is a natural way to help with erections. ...Read more

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What could cause me to not be able to get or maintain an erection?

A few things: Stress / anxiety; stds; guilt/distress regarding sex and/or your partner; or other medical conditions. If no problem w/masturbation, then more likely the "mental" options. Should see a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm 40, and it's tough for me to maintain an erection more than once every few days. Is this normal?

Yes: As a man ages, the incidence of erectile dysfunction increases. This may begin at an earlier age in some males but after the age of 30, there is decline in sexual function throughout a mans life. The severity of the problem is variable from one person to another. ...Read more

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How to help my partner maintain an erection during sex?

Here are some...: Besides being of passion, compassion, ; support, not much you can do. Physically, erection for intercourse, either for procreation or pleasure, is men's unique thing. Healthy lifestyle + no overindulgence ; obsession = surest insurance to keep up free-flow circulation to distribute nutrition to nurture all tissues ; organs = more energy ; ability to display an active/vibrant life, sex included. ...Read more

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What can I take to maintain an erection if im 70 years old?

Few options..: Safest and easiest/simplest to help is getting an evaluation by your doc to see if you have underlying problem--such as vascular insufficiency/diabetes/thyroid/blood pressure/testosterone trouble etc.. Once these are controlled/treated, medications such as cialis/levitra/viagra can help to improve and maintain erections. It is nothing like when u were 17, but these meds do help. Goodl luck . ...Read more

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What can I do, medically speaking, to help my boyfriend maintain an erection?

See a doctor: There are many causes for difficulty maintaining erections. He should have a general medical evaluation to screen for heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and low testosterone. If everything checks out ok, the medications such as cialis, Levitra (vardenafil) and viagra can help. ...Read more

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What is the best diet to improve sexual performance and maintain a strong, long, healthy erection?

What is the best diet to improve sexual performance and maintain a strong, long,  healthy erection?

Heathy: Diet with exercise, where you lose weight and avoid toxins such as alcohol and tobacco. Weight loss is of ultimate importance. No specific food, supplement, internet scam, etc will help. ...Read more

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My husband can not maintain an erection and he can't last sexually for more than just a couple of minutes. ?

My husband can not maintain an erection and he can't last sexually for more than just a couple of minutes. ?

Evaluation: He should be evaluated. Erectile dysfunction can have a number of causes. Hypertension, diabetes, low testosterone levels, depression etc can all have an affect of erectile function. Medications also can be a cause. He should discuss his symptoms with his physician. There are a number of treatment options available. ...Read more