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Should I be worried about an erection that has lasted for more than 7 hours?

Should I be worried about an erection that has lasted for more than 7 hours?

Yes: Absolutely worry. The penis can get irreversible damage if an erection goes on for even 4 hours. This requires immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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An erection refers to the stiff or erect penis. An erection that is " normal" means that it is ...Read more


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What happens to my penis if an erection lasts more than 4 hours?

What happens to my penis if an erection lasts more than 4 hours?

Bad things: This is called priapism and is an emergency. The biggest problem is that the blood in the penis can clot and otherwise restrict circulation to the organ. This can result in permanent damage and permanent erectile dysfunction. It can be caused by a variety of things and requires emergency treatment to prevent damage. http://my.clevelandclinic.org/disorders/priapism/hic_priapism.aspx. ...Read more

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How can you get more erections that last longer?

How can you get more erections that last longer?

Here are some...: Hi! Haramdarh, The ability to initiate, maintain, & sustain erection to complete the course of masturbation or intercourse to orgasm evolves and changes with variable pace among all men along their path of life. depending on genetic factors and accumulated lifestyle. The answer to your Q can not be done in a 400-letter space. So, go to peruse articles listed in http://formefirst.com/eBlogList.html ...Read more

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I am 22 years old, I have a question about maintaining an erection, i can get erections, but usually don't last more than 15 minutes with my gf, help?

It depends...: I would have to know, do you ejaculate before you lose your erection? It is entirely normal to lose your erection following ejacualtion. If you do not ejaculate prior to losing the erection, many factors may be at play, including medication side effects, alcohol, recreational drugs, psychological factors, and possible erectile dysfunction. If this is the case, i would recommend seeing urologist. ...Read more

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My husband can not maintain an erection and he can't last sexually for more than just a couple of minutes. ?

My husband can not maintain an erection and he can't last sexually for more than just a couple of minutes. ?

Evaluation: He should be evaluated. Erectile dysfunction can have a number of causes. Hypertension, diabetes, low testosterone levels, depression etc can all have an affect of erectile function. Medications also can be a cause. He should discuss his symptoms with his physician. There are a number of treatment options available. ...Read more

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Am 22years & married.My problem is related with sex.I get hard erections.But it don't last for more than 2, 3minutes & i ejaculate.How can I improve it?

Am 22years & married.My problem is related with sex.I get hard erections.But it don't last for more than 2, 3minutes & i ejaculate.How can I improve it?

Sexual Dysfunction : The mainstay of medical treatment for premature ejaculation has been ssri type antidepressants. Paxil (paroxetine) 10-20mg is most often used. It can be taken about an hour before sex or or on a daily basis. It stays in your system for a few days and can have other side effects as a result. In the usa watch for a new drug (dapoxetine) this year. It will be just for premature ejaculation. Already in europe. ...Read more

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Doctor if i take viagra (sildenafil) and if my erection last more than 4hours what can I do to stop it?

Doctor if i take viagra (sildenafil) and if my erection last more than 4hours what can I do to stop it?

Dangerous: Erections lasting more than 2-3 hrs are dangerous for potential for permanent tissue damage. Drinking a lot of fluids and using a smaller dose of viagra (sildenafil) would help if you have to use it. ...Read more

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Why are erections that last for hours dangerous?

Why are erections that last for hours dangerous?

Yes: Erections lasting for greater than 4 hours can lead to permanent damage to the penis and a condition called priapism where blood is trapped in the penis and loses its oxygen supply. The greatest long term risk is irreversible erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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Is it really dangerous to have an erection that lasts for hours?

Yes: This is known as priapism and is dangerous for the penis. Any erection that lasts for more than 3 to 4 hours must be immediately evaluated as this can lead to scarring in the penis and cause future erectile dysfunction and curvature to the penis. It generally has to be treated with a penile injection of medications to resolve the erection. ...Read more

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How come i get erections that last longer than an hour whenever i take pills for hypertension?

How come i get erections that last longer than an hour whenever i take pills for hypertension?

Don't know!: Many BP meds interfere with erections: thiazide diuretics, beta-blockers, cetral agents like clonidine. I know of no agent that reguarly increases erection time. Share what drug you are on! especially since your "logo" says you are female..... ...Read more