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I have heard prostate gland enlargement can lead to erectile dysfunction, how can I know whethere i suffer from the same?

I have heard prostate gland enlargement can lead to erectile dysfunction, how can I know whethere i suffer from the same?

Prostate and ED: Prostate enlargement and erectile dysfunction are two separate issues which may be treated at times with similar medication (pde5inhibitor= viagra, (sildenafil) cialis, levitra) which is likely where you may have drawn the similarity between the two conditions. Both conditions need to be evaluated by your urologist. Signs of prostate enlargement include difficulty with urinating, urinary frequency. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
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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 there medical help for erectile dysfunction after prostate removal?

Is there medical help for erectile dysfunction after prostate removal?

Absolutely: Following pelvic surgery including prostate surgery, the nerves to the penis are often manipulated, injured, or removed. Ask your urologist about penile rehabilitation which includes daily low dose pill (like viagra). This should occur for 1 year after surgery: see this link http://www.Healthymerlin.Com/after-prostate-surgery-patients-need-penile-rehab/. ...Read more

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Weather prostate enlargement is any thing to do with erectile dysfunction ?

Weather prostate enlargement is any thing to do with erectile dysfunction ?

Not really: Both independent of each other. However, prostate gland tends to enlarge with age as does ed, but one does not cause the other. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions on being scared about erectile dysfunction and prostate cancer!?

Can you give me suggestions on being scared about erectile dysfunction and prostate cancer!?

Get educated: Erectile dysfunction can almost always be managed. Medical causes including prolactinoma and hemochromatosis need to be searched for if it happens. Read a good book. Avoid 'spectatoring' ; learn to use your whole body (tongue, hands especially) to be a superb lover. Prostate cancer is mostly an old man's disease. You're still young. If these thoughts are obsessive, your doctor can help. ...Read more

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If you are getting tested for erectile dysfuntion can you decline prostate exam?

If you are getting tested for erectile dysfuntion can you decline prostate exam?

Yes, of course: You can decline anything once you find out the risk and the benefit from your doctor, he would not push or force you for anything you do not wish to have done to you. After all it is your body...And you are in charge! ...Read more

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Is erectile dysfunction painful?

No: Erectile dysfunction (ed) is not painful. It is simply the inability to obtain or maintain an erection sufficient enough for sexual intercourse. There is a condition called peyronie's which is scarring of the chambers of the penis which can lead to bending or curvature of the penis and this can be painful but it is a seperate condition from ed. ...Read more

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How to cure erectile dysfunction ?

Erectile dysfunction: First you must know the causes such as low testosterone, illnesses that reduced blood flow to the erectile tissue such diabetes, occlusive vascular disease, taking certain medications like ssri, beta blockers, the presence of mood and/or anxiety disorders and even how emotionally connected you are with your partner. After medical evaluation medications such as levitra, (vardenafil) Cialis or viagra. ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Lin
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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