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Why won't my boyfriend's penis won't stay hard?

Why won't my boyfriend's penis won't stay hard?

Could be a lot: Erectile function is dependent on multiple systems in our bodies facilitating the dilation of the erectile chambers of the penis, called the corpora cavernosa. This includes an intact central and peripheral nervous system, arteries, and veins. Medications are a cause of impotence. Depression can present as ed too. A patient with ed should see a urologist for a complete workup and exam. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
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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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At the time of sex my penis won't stay hard enough but when I watch porn or masterbate it stays very strong is it ED or what I am facing help me?

At the time of sex my penis won't stay hard enough but when I watch porn or masterbate it stays very strong is it ED or what I am facing help me?

It's psychological.: It sounds like the cause of your erectile dysfunction is more psychological than physical. Perhaps, it would be good to seek couples therapy or counseling if you are in a committed relationship. Otherwise, you may be displaying some inhibitions during the act which go away when you have distanced yourself. Guilt or other emotions can interfere with your ability to enjoy yourself. Have safe sex. ...Read more

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What I do if my penis won't stay hard during sex?

What I do if my penis won't stay hard during sex?

Relax: You're too young to be having erectile dysfunction. Stay away from tobacco and alcohol. Check w/your doctor if you're on any medication such as for blood pressure. Then relax and practice. It'll probably get better by itself if you don't obsess about it. ...Read more

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My penis won't stay hard and sometimes it does?

My penis won't stay hard and sometimes it does?

Early stage of ED...: It suggests at early stage of developing ED (erectile dysfunction) in conforming: Every life event is a process of lifelong making and always displays on its own pattern of full spectrum. More? Go to Sex Life, ED in http://formefirst. Com/ED-Rx-options. Html. After carefully reading and understanding the articles in the Category, you gain much insight on how to handle current concern with low cost. ...Read more

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In which cases does viagra help? Does viagra and similar drugs help with infertility or impotence... Basically, in which cases do they help, and which don't they? If my penis doesn't get rock-hard, just semi-hard, and with a lot of stimulus, would it help

In which cases does viagra help? Does viagra and similar drugs help with infertility or impotence... Basically, in which cases do they help, and which don't they? If my penis doesn't get rock-hard, just semi-hard, and with a lot of stimulus, would it help

Viagra (sildenafil): Viagra (sildenafil) is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (otherwise known as impotence), therefore it helps achieve and maintain an erection. It does not have any affect on sperm count or quality etc. On the other hand, it can indirectly help with infertility if the problem is due to the male partner not being able to achieve erection and ejaculate.
Please speak to your doctor to find out if you are a good candidate for viagra (sildenafil) treatment.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have a feeling in my penis, it feels like I am going to achieve an erection, but nothing happens. Could this be anything other than impotence.

I have a feeling in my penis, it feels like I am going to achieve an erection, but nothing happens. Could this be anything other than impotence.

See my comment: Your question is not clear. Do you have erections ever or not. If you are not able when you need to, there can be some help. It also depends on your medical history. Is your condition of recent origin?
Think positively! If you can afford it see a good urologist in your area. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I repair my penis after undergoing unconsented microsurgery resulting in vasculogenic erectile dysfunction?

Can I repair my penis after undergoing unconsented microsurgery resulting in vasculogenic erectile dysfunction?

Can not be answered: Your question can not be answered without knowing details of the type of microsurgery you had and what was it done for and what was the complications if any
i will advice you get all the details of the surgery done already and consult a urologist to answer your query. ...Read more

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I think I have erectile dysfunction? My marriage after 45 days. My penis curved to left side is that is that a problem?

I think I have erectile dysfunction? My marriage after 45 days. My penis curved to left side is that is that a problem?

See urologist: If you just noticed a new left curve to your penis, you may have peyronie's. See a urologist soon to get evaluated and perhaps treated while still in the acute phase. ...Read more

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Used penis extender and drugs on top of the penis. Erectile dysfunction ever since 2 years ago expert said is psychological. Analysis I should do?

Used penis extender and drugs on top of the penis. Erectile dysfunction ever since 2 years ago expert said is psychological. Analysis I should do?

Not on the internet: I am sorry to continue to report but without an examination and some testing there is no answer going to come from strangers on the internet. We do not know who this 'expert' was; what they really said or recored from the visit and what testing you have had done. Your answer will only come from an in person expert. If you do not agree with the previous expert you need a second opinion. ...Read more

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Can using a penis pump give you erectile dysfunction?

Can using a penis pump give you erectile dysfunction?

No, . ..: Penile pump is to assist erection and it usually is a step for ED after failing to taking PDE-5 inhibitors such as Viagra, Levitra, (vardenafil) Cialis, Stendra. So, using pump alone will not impair erection. So, see Doc to look for other causes pertinent to your erectile dysfunction. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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How do erectile dysfunction medicines direct blood flow to the penis?

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

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Can fasting cure erectile dysfunction by increasing blood flow to the penis?

Can fasting cure erectile dysfunction by increasing blood flow to the penis?

Fasting and Erection: Nope. There is nothing in the scenario that you describe where fasting would improve the blood flow to the flaccid penis or even an erect 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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The penis enlargement pump and the erectile dysfunction pump are the same or different? Which one is helping for penis gain size?

The penis enlargement pump and the erectile dysfunction pump are the same or different? Which one is helping for penis gain size?

A way to masturbate: Designed for men w/erectile dysfunction or those who don't have it but want to masturbate. Doesn't do anything else positive except make money for the manufacturer. Spend less time on the internet. ...Read more

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A nurse forgot to deflate my catheter and it split my penis open. I’m worried about having permanent erectile dysfunction and sexual problems.

A nurse forgot to deflate my catheter and it split my penis open. I’m worried about having permanent erectile dysfunction and sexual problems.

Split penis: Doubt you would have any problems after you heal up. If you are still concerned, you might consider seeing a Urologist about this. ...Read more

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Recently became sexually active, Despite being erect, my penis is not erect enough to penetrate my gf on 3+ occasions. Erectile dysfunction? Thanks

Recently became sexually active, Despite being erect, my penis is not erect enough to penetrate my gf on 3+ occasions. Erectile dysfunction? Thanks

Here are some...: Most likely, your failed events in vaginal penetration might have occurred during a period of "too" many attempts for intercourse with the interval of penetration being too close or when you were tired. Hence, you are okay. More? Seek counseling or contact me or go to the article in http://formefirst. Com/ED-Rx-options. Html. Best wishes to health and happiness. ...Read more

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Does penile Lymphocele or any other lumps on penis causes erectile dysfunction?

Does penile Lymphocele or any other lumps on penis causes erectile dysfunction?

Lymphangitis?: A lymphocele of the penis would be unlikely. Sclerosing lymphangitis, related to rough masturbation or sex, is self limited, though it can make the penis look quite ill.
As for other lumps, Peyronies Disease causes firm plaques to arise in the deep part of the penis, which can result in erectile dysfunction. If you have > 30' curvature or pain with erection, see your urologist ASAP. ...Read more

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How to cure keratinzation of penis skin due to masturbation and makes loss of penis feeling and due to this facing erectile dysfunction?

How to cure keratinzation of penis skin due to masturbation and makes loss of penis feeling and due to this facing erectile dysfunction?

Urology consultation: First understand that the penis usually does not "keratinize"; hoever, excessive mastrubation can lead to scabbing or callous formation. Seek medical attention and examination. Sbstain sexually for at least 7-10 days- if unable to abstain- seek psychological counseling. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormally small penis and erectile dysfunction. The following also describe me: Weight gain, Erectile dysfunction, and Generalized?

I am experiencing abnormally small penis and erectile dysfunction. The following also describe me: Weight gain, Erectile dysfunction, and Generalized?

Weight: Gain makes your penis appear smaller. Erectile dysfunction is common with weight gain, poor diet, stress and lack of activity. Addressing diet, stress, weight loss and exercise may be helpful. See your MD to rule any hormonal or metabolic disorder ...Read more

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It is true that Lexapro (escitalopram) de-sensitizes the nerves in the penis, prostate, seminal vesicles, impotence and if so is this perm ante damage or temporary?

It is true that Lexapro (escitalopram) de-sensitizes the nerves in the penis, prostate, seminal vesicles, impotence and if so is this perm ante damage or temporary?

Lexapro (escitalopram) hits brain: Not the penis nor the penile nerves. THat being said, lowered libido and consequent lowered sexual function is quite common with all the SSRI anti-depressants.
These are effects that occur when the drug is there, and not when it is not there.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/depression/expert-answers/antidepressants/faq-20058104 ...Read more

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Can acupuncture cure erectile dysfunction by improving blood flow to the penis?

Cure?: I am not sure about curing it? Have you had a urologic evaluation? I would recommend that first to see if there is a medical condition that needs treatment. Auricular acupuncture can be beneficial for erectile dysfunction (note did not say cure). First things first- see urology. ...Read more

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I have impotence, I am 35 years old. 106 kg. My penis feels numb at times. I am having medicine cetrizen for itching due to rashes.

Cetirizine?: This drug may occasionally cause drowsiness and thus the impotence. Stop taking it for 72 hours and see if this helps your sexual performance. If not, you need to consult an urologist to find out the cause which may or may not signify something more serious. ...Read more

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Any foods that increase blood flow to penis? Any specific exercise that help to treat impotence? Or any herbal supplement to cure ED?

Any foods that increase blood flow to penis? Any specific exercise that help to treat impotence? Or any herbal supplement to cure ED?

Seeing your Doctor:: To diagnose a cause for the problem would be the way to go. See a Urologist who specializes in this type of problems would be best for you.
Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have curve to the right in my penis it doesn't hurt but is it a issue? And could this be a reason of erectile dysfunction or UTI I am 20 yrs old.

Curvature: At your age, it could be a congenital curvature of the penis. Trauma to the penis can cause scarring and curvature, peyronie's disease is a condition of unknown etiology that can also cause curvature. Peyronies diseas and trauma can lead to ed. Depending on the amount of curvature you may have trouble penetrating the vagina. There are correcive measures available. ...Read more

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Can urologist take my test and examination of my penis to check my erectile dysfunction as iam not able to get it up or will he give me viagra (sildenafil)?

Can urologist take my test and examination of my penis to check my erectile dysfunction as iam not able to get it up or will he give me viagra (sildenafil)?

ED: If you are 20 years old and having problems with erections, you should be examined by a urologist. Simply giving out Viagra (sildenafil) does not answer the question of why you're having difficulty. Most young men in your age group have a non-organic cause of erectile dysfunction, however there are some serious conditions that can cause it in your age group and should be ruled out ...Read more

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Does lack of blood flow to penis cause discolouration? Will the colour restore after I cure cure my erectile dysfunction?

Does lack of blood flow to penis cause discolouration? Will the colour restore after I cure cure my erectile dysfunction?

Here are some...: Skin color of the penis changes and becomes darker some time after engaging in sexual intercourse with females because of its exposure to estrogen. Such expected change (after reaching its highest level in 1-2 yrs but depending on how often intercourse takes place.) will stay and is nothing to do with circulation. Besides, ED could not be cured but just modified, and penile color remains the same. ...Read more

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Impotence (Definition)

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