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Is There Another Option For Blood Flow To The Penis Besides Meds Or Pumps
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Does using a penis pump improve blood flow in your penis if consistantly used? Or, is this only temporary?
No: The blood supply to the penis and the venous drainage of the testicle (varicocele) are different. There is no way surgery for a varicocele should be anywhere near the penile blood supply. ...Read more
Let's find out: A young man's maximum flaccid length is unlikely to actually change, but many variables affect the quality of erection. If this is flagging even when things are very exciting, a physician can check you over for a host of illnesses (pituitary adenoma needs to be considered among many others). Forget about the vitamins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heath: Stay healthy, eat right, lose weight and exercise. Don't do alcohol/tobacco. Avoid anabolics, supplements, etc. Exercise will increase blood flow to all parts of your body. An erection will increase blood flow to the penis, but only for a short time. Remember the viagra (sildenafil) ad: contact your doctor for an erection that lasts more than 4 hours. ...Read more
I take l-argenine for improved blood flow to the penis and it works! It aggravates my mild asthma some, but I tolerate it. Is it ok to keep taking?
Not a good idea: Endogenous nitric oxide (NO) is involved in the pathogenesis of asthma and can lead to inflammation and contraction of the airways. NO is actually produced by the metabolism of L-arginine. So if you are supplementing with this substance, you could in theory increase the NO in your body leading to worsening asthma symptoms. http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/arginine/safety/hrb-20058733 ...Read more
They don't: They prevent the opening of blood vessels that drain blood out of the penis, allowing it to become and remain erect. ...Read more