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Is it absolutely essential to see a doctor if my erection lasts for hours?

Is it absolutely essential to see a doctor if my erection lasts for hours?

Yes: If you have erection that lasts for more than 4 hours, you need to see a urologist or go the local emergency room. This is called priapism and can lead to future erectile dysfunction and penile curvature. This should be handled very quickly to prevent future complications with erections and penile scarring. ...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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How can doctors get rid of an erection that's already lasted for hours?

How can doctors get rid of an erection that's already lasted for hours?

Penile injection: Hopefully they can inject a drug to decrease the blood flowing in and stop the erection. Sometimes it requires a surgical procedure. ...Read more

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What can I do about an erection that's lasted for 4 hours without going to the doctor?

What can I do about an erection that's lasted for 4 hours without going to the doctor?

Immediate ER Visit: Needs immediate treatment by urologist. Can result in permanent erectile dysfuntion if left untreated. ...Read more

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My boyfriend often looses erection when it comes to put the condom or to start intercourse, but usually his second erection lasts about on hours. He works a lot, exercises, eats healthy foods, does not smoke, does not uses alcohol or drugs. His doctor pres

My boyfriend often looses erection when it comes to put the condom or to start intercourse, but usually his second erection lasts about on hours. He works a lot, exercises, eats healthy foods, does not smoke, does not uses alcohol or drugs. His doctor pres

Heads up: From your information it sounds unlikely that your bf has a medical problem. Most healthy men can lose an erection if they are distracted, self-conscious, nervous or overly concerned about performance. It's important to enjoy the journey and not rush the destination. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if an erection last for three days what can the doctor do to help and its very painful?

Erection: An erection that last more than 24 hours is called priapism and can lead to permanent damage to the erectile tissue of your penis leading to impotence. You need to see a urologist for a workup to rule conditions that may lead to priapism. ...Read more

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Why am I never horny? Why can't I achieve a full erection? What kind of doctor should I see?

Why am I never horny? Why can't I achieve a full erection? What kind of doctor should I see?

Sex: You should consult a urologist to rule any medical issues and if cleared consult a mental health professional who can help uncover the reasons for your difficulty. Exercise, nutrition, sleep, stress, fears of intimacy all are factors that could contribute. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am having trouble getting and keeping an erection. Don't know what is the cause or what doctor I should see. It is causing problems in my relationshi?

See my comment: There is no easy answer. If you have no disease such as diabetes.hypertention, and you are on no medication have your doctor try for short period some of the current medication such as Viagra, (sildenafil)Cialis. Better still see a urologist. I can recommend one in your area. Let me know ...Read more

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Doctor if I take viagra (sildenafil) and if my erection last more than 4hours what can I do to stop it?

Doctor if I take viagra (sildenafil) and if my erection last more than 4hours what can I do to stop it?

Dangerous: Erections lasting more than 2-3 hrs are dangerous for potential for permanent tissue damage. Drinking a lot of fluids and using a smaller dose of viagra (sildenafil) would help if you have to use it. ...Read more

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I'm a heterosexual male and need a physical. The last exam I got an erection when the male doctor examined my genitals. Is that common?

Any time you have: tactile stimulation of the sexual organ, arousal is possible, even if there is no actual interest or attraction. What you want to look for is a pattern - if there is a pattern that appears more than once, consistently, then conclusions can be drawn. But anything can happen once in your life for no apparent reasons. Pay close attention to the signs if it happens again. ...Read more

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I'm having problems keeping an erection. Will I be able to talk to a doctor on your service about this and they see fit prescribe me ED medication?

No prescriptions: You may ask any question on this service but you need to contact Healhtap Prime for prescription requests. However, controlled substances, psychiatric medications and "lifestyle prescriptions" are not prescribed. ...Read more

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Doctor when I get erections my penis foreskin will not go down and I tried pulling it down but it fells tight. I am not able to see the head.

Doctor when I get erections my penis foreskin will not go down and I tried pulling it down but it fells tight. I am not able to see the head.

Here are some. ..: Clinically, you have long tight foreskin, which may be significantly bothering personal life. So, seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely so to deduce if circumcision is for you to alleviate your concern and its related effects; medically, it's usually required and beneficial.. ...Read more

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Incomplete defecating, Incomplete emptying of bladder during urination and Incomplete ejaculation, weak erection, sperm in prostate. Wh Doctor to see?

Incomplete defecating, Incomplete emptying of bladder during urination and Incomplete ejaculation, weak erection, sperm in prostate. Wh Doctor to see?

Urology: Incomplete emptying of the bladder, sexual dysfunction, and even constipation could be related to a prematurely enlarged prostate. Less commonly, a neurologic, nerve-based issue may cause similar symptoms, but the best initial evaluation would be with a urologist. ...Read more

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What can I do if my boyfriend has erectile dysfunction, how do I get him to see a doctor?

What can I do if my boyfriend has erectile dysfunction, how do I get him to see a doctor?

There is: No way you can get him to see a doctor. He has to feel he has a problem and decide for himself whether to seek medical help. ...Read more

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Doctor refuses to send me to urologist for erectile dysfunction. Could I still go see one?

Yes, but insurance?: You always have choices. The only issue is that some health insurance companies require a referral for specialty care. If this is your situation, then you might have to pay out of pocket for specialty care. But if you have an issue that your doctor refuses to address, then you might seek another opinion or find a different primary care provider that will work with you. ...Read more