Top
20
Doctor insights on: Prostate Erectile Dysfunction

Share
1

1
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
212 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
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

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
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

5

5
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

6

6
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

9

9
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

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
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

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Is teenage erectile dysfunction common?

Is teenage erectile dysfunction common?

Depends : It depends what you mean. Many boys expect themselves to be sexual athletes like the porn actors they see on the internet and think if their sexual responses are not as quick, intense or sustained that something is wrong. This is a vicious circle because anxiety is the most common cause of erectile dysfunction in physically healthy men. ...Read more

12

12
How can erectile dysfunction be treated?

How can erectile dysfunction be treated?

See your pcp: First the cause of the problem must be found. Then an appropriate treatment can be prescrived. If your pcp cannot help you with this, he/she can refer you to a urologist who can. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
What does erectile dysfunction feel like?

Limp embarrassment: The penis feels limp, as in its normal flaccid state, not at all turgid or firm ; erect. Erectile dysfunction or impotence refers to an inability to obtain and/or maintain an erection satisfactory for sexual relations, typically leading to some embarrassment by both partners (him b/c he's not manly enough, her b/c she didn't turn him on enough). ...Read more

14

14
Why do I have erectile dysfunction at 23?

Why do I have erectile dysfunction at 23?

ED @ 23yo vs 36yo: Erectile dysfunction is an inability to attain & maintain an erection satisfactory for intercourse. You're asking about a 23yo but listed as a 36yo. In younger men, ED is more commonly due to stress whether from school, work, finances, relationship, family, religion, culture, etc. Tobacco & excess alcohol don't help either. As we age, add chronic illnesses & medications to list especially diabetes ...Read more

15

15
I want a solution of erectile dysfunction.

ED: After a thorough urological assessment, those patient with ed are counseled on the various treatment options which include oral medication (pde 5 is), vacuum devices, intra-urethral suppositories, intra-cavernosal injections, malleable and inflatable penile prostheses. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
16

16
What are symptoms of erectile dysfunction?

What are symptoms of erectile dysfunction?

Unable to get erect: For lack of a better description, erectile dysfunction is the inability to obtain & maintain an erection (hard on) adequate for sexual activity leading to distress. Note that w/o distress, there is no dysfunction. Ed has many causes that should be considered & treated rather than masking w/medications, although these new drugs have revolutionized treatment. ...Read more

17

17
Best foods for curing erectile dysfunction..

Best foods for curing erectile dysfunction..

Foods that may help: Celery,spinach,dark chocolate, pistachios,oysters,watermelon,tomatoes and grapefruit. May help. ...Read more

18

18
What is the opposite of erectile dysfunction?

What is the opposite of erectile dysfunction?

Priapism: Not very comfortable and is generally a medical emergency. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
What sort of disorder is erectile dysfunction?

What sort of disorder is erectile dysfunction?

Complex: Ed can be from too little blood flow to the penis, bad nerve supply or hormone imbalance or psychological problems. See a doctor for a health check up. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Katharine Cox
7 doctors shared insights

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
1,018 doctors shared insights

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