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Is there a solution for impotence caused by external radiation treatments?

Is there a solution for impotence caused by external radiation treatments?

Yes and no: There is no way to reverse the erectile dysfunction that results from radiation following however medications such as viagra/levitra/cialis can help. If these medications do not help then there are other options as well (injections, pumps). It is important to have these discussions with you radiation oncologist and or urologist. ...Read more

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Gamma Rays (Definition)

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Impotence causes and treatment?

Impotence causes and treatment?

LOTS!!: Many many reasons. Ask your doctor about any medications that you currently are taking that could have impotence as a side effect. May need a sleep study that can help to determine the cause as to whether it is physical vs psychological. Blood work to check testosterone levels. So you can see a lot goes into this answer. Please see your physician as it may be treatable. ...Read more

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What is the cause and treatment of impotence?

What is the cause and treatment of impotence?

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. Cause varies or can be a combo of the above. ...Read more

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What is the cause and treatment for erectile dysfunction? My husband taking too much time for erection and some times not achieving erection at all.

What is the cause and treatment for erectile dysfunction? My husband taking too much time for erection and some times not achieving erection at all.

Take him to his doc: Since you are 21yo, i'm going to assume that he is about your age. In that case, it is less likely for erectile dysfunction to be due to medical condition such as diabetes, high cholesterol, etc. More common in this age group, stress eg work, relationship (how are you two getting along?), family, money, tobacco, excess alcohol are issues. If none of these, then go see family doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can hormone therapy for prostate cancer cause impotence?

Can hormone therapy for prostate cancer cause impotence?

It can.: Androgen deprivation therapy (adt), or hormonal therapy for prostate cancer, seeks to eliminate androgens like testosterone which can be fuel for prostate cancer cells. Eliminating these hormones can have a major effect on sexual function, such as decreased libido and erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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Hi dr is chelation therapy helpful for treating erectile dysfunction caused by blocked arteries?

Hi dr is chelation therapy helpful for treating  erectile dysfunction caused by blocked arteries?

No: Blocked arteries need to be either bypassed or cleaned to have flow again. Chelation therapy, i can't comment on usefulness to avoid debate with other doctors. Some promote it, some don't. Some believe it, some don't. Some benefit financially, I am neutral. ...Read more

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Best doctor for treatment of ED or impotence?

Best doctor for treatment of ED or impotence?

Ed: Primary doctor or urology. We get a history, exam, do labs (testosterone, diabetes, kidney, liver, prostate, lipid test) discuss meds depending on results. Pcp may treat some conditions , urologist other. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Are alprostadil and sildenafil (viagra) effective in the treatment of all types of erectile impotence?

Are alprostadil and sildenafil (viagra) effective in the treatment of all types of erectile impotence?

No: Nothing works all the time. That is certainly true of these agents. For instance, if the blood vessels that are responsible for creating an erection are damaged then these medications probably won't work. ...Read more

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What are the different impotence treatments?

Many options: First things first. Find out why impotence or erectile dysfunction is present. For example, if guy is unhappy w/partner, no meds are going to work until relationship repaired. Also need to address health & lifestyle, eg no smoking, avoid excess alcohol, etc. And look for meds that cause ed like Finasteride & dutasteride. After all that, then consider cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra or viagra. ...Read more

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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

Erectile dysfunction refers to 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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Impotence (Definition)

Impotence is a clinical finding in which a person is unable to achieve or maintain a state of sexual arousal, ...Read more