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Is it normal to get erectile dysfunction?

Is it normal to get erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Erectile dysfunction is a normal process of aging. The incidence begins to rise when a man enter his 30's and 40's. The degree of severity that a patient experiencses is variable. The severity depends on the overall health of the patient, medications taken, exercising, other other comorbidites such as diabetes and hypertension. ...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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Is it normal to have errectile dysfunction at age 43?

Is it normal to have errectile dysfunction at age 43?

Possible: While having erectile dysfunction (ed) should not be considered "normal" at any age, it can affect men at different ages. Ed is usually secondary to medical problems like cardiovascular disease and diabetes but can also occur after surgery for prostate diseases. If you are not aware of any medical conditions, you should be seen by a physcian, as ED may be the first sign of underlying problem. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a kid despite erectile dysfunction ?

Is it possible to have a kid despite erectile dysfunction ?

Yes: As long as an orgasm that gets sperm into the woman's birth canal occurs, it doesn't matter how erect or soft the man's penis. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a penis reconstructive surgery for erectile dysfunction.?

Is it possible to get a penis reconstructive surgery for erectile dysfunction.?

Surgery for ED: Depending on the cause of ed, medicines, injections, vacuum pumps are often used prior to surgery. Reconstructive surgery usually requires placement of an inflatable penile implant. Reconstruction can be accomplished for severe penile curvature (peyronies) but often requires a penile implant as well. See a urologist. ...Read more

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Assuming it is the cause, which nerve, when pinched/damaged causes impotence and requires me to use viagra (sildenafil) to attain an erection?

Assuming it is the cause, which nerve, when pinched/damaged causes impotence and requires me to use viagra (sildenafil) to attain an erection?

Erectile Dysfunction: Ed is usually a problem with the blood vessels, not the nerves. Do you have a particular back or spine injury that makes you think otherwise? ...Read more

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Is it possible for erecticle dysfunction to have any effect on ejaculation ?

Is it possible for erecticle dysfunction to have any effect on ejaculation ?

Here are some...: Any life event is always not just a process of lifelong making but also a result from multiple factors, among them aging is the chief culprit; so is erectile dysfunction and ejaculation is the ending part of the whole course of sexual arousal to orgasm/ejaculation. So, these are interconnecting and related. More on ED? To articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions.html. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the penis to be curved?

Is it normal for the penis to be curved?

Maybe: Many men have some curvature on erection and this is a normal variant that seldom or never interferes with sex. Should the curvature be acquired later in life and/or marked, it may be peyronie's, a disease best handled by a urologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have an erection in the morning?

Is it normal to have an erection in the morning?

Morning erections...: Yes, up to a certain point. But the metabolic syndrome or "male menopause' does come into play at some point. I would really like to know the purpose or story behind the question. Do you have a concern? ...Read more

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I am able to attain an erection. How is this possible when there is decreased blood flow to my penis in flaccid state with penile shortening?

I am able to attain an erection. How is this possible when there is decreased blood flow to my penis in flaccid state with penile shortening?

Hydraulics 101: Hydraulics 101. If the blood (the hydraulic fluid) leaving the penis is leaving even slower than the decreased blood flow entering the penis, there will still be increasing hydraulic pressure in the penis. It's just physics... more hydraulic pressure means a firmer or growing penis. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have 'half-erections'?

Is it possible to have 'half-erections'?

Yes: This can occur with age. Erections may be incomplete as men get older or with diabetes or after radical prostate surgery (i.e. Complete removal of prostate gland for cancer. Also if too much alcohol has been consumed. Can also occur if excessively tired, or if a man does not find his partner very exciting. ...Read more

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Is rough masturbation is the cause of erection problems and penile nerve damage how to cure this ? if I am off from this will be able to get good erec

Is rough masturbation is the cause of erection problems and penile nerve damage how to cure this ? if I am off from this will be able to get good erec

Shouldn't be: Unlikely to sustain penile nerve damage from rough masturbation unless you foolishly tried to masturbate using a vacuum cleaner hose (has stupidly been done). Suggest U abstain from masturbation for a week or two & test yourself with a porno video. Likely you will have recovered. ...Read more

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Is erectile dysfunction reversible or it happened that is all and it's permanent?

Is erectile dysfunction reversible or it happened that is all and it's permanent?

Reversible: In most cases, it is reversible, especially if it is associated with a medical problem that can be controlled ( like diabetes ) or emotional reason ( like anxiety ) . Please also note that several medications ( i.e. Some blood pressure meds) can cause it, as a side effect. ...Read more

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Is it harder for me to have an erection because of my low testosterone levels?

Is it harder for me to have an erection because of my low testosterone levels?

Maybe: Erectile dysfunction (ed) can be caused by low testosterone as well as other reasons such as medication side effects & poor health, eg diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure) & high cholesterol, as a premonition of future #heartdisease. Ed can also be due to substance use, eg tobacco, alcohol & illicit stuff. ...Read more

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Is it ever that a partner with erectile dysfunction make you pregnant?

Is it ever that a partner with erectile dysfunction make you pregnant?

ED: Having an erection is not a factor in fertility. If semen gets into your vagina, you can become pregnant. Most men with ed can still ejaculate if properly stimulated. ...Read more

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No erection due mental stimulation but get morning erections! What is a possible treatment?

No erection due mental stimulation but get morning erections! What is a possible treatment?

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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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

Any problem when a male cannot get or keep an erection long enough for intercourse. It has many different causes so "erectile dysfunction" is a descriptive term ...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