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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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Which drug is more effective for treating erectile dysfunction - viagra, cialis or levitra (vardenafil)?

Which drug is more effective for treating erectile dysfunction - viagra, cialis or levitra (vardenafil)?

See remark: All three drugs have same basic ingredient They all work well, each may have few whistles & bells. Cialis stays in our system about 3 days .I tell my patients it is like comparing Plymouth & Dodge...or chevy and Pontiac. For some reason some respond to one more than others.. ...Read more

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Treating erectile dysfunction due to cholesterol?

Treating erectile dysfunction due to cholesterol?

Go for it: What affects the blood vessels of the heart also affect the vessels of the big guy. Unfortunately, very little reversal of ed on a long term basis in most trials, but you live in the age of cialis. Congrats! ...Read more

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How effective is Kamagra for treating erectile dysfunction?

Aka Sildenafil: Kamagra is the brand name for generic Sildenafil which is sold in the States as Viagra! Kamagra is available in Georgia (country, not state), Peru & Venezuela (http://www.drugs.com/international/kamagra.html). Sildenafil is a prescription medication proven to be effective for erectile dysfunction although it also has known side effects. See your family doc for evaluation before starting drug. ...Read more

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What is the first stepof treating erectile dysfunction?Should i first check to see if it's a mental problem, or should I check my blood analysis first?

What is the first stepof treating erectile dysfunction?Should i first check to see if it's a mental problem, or should I check my blood analysis first?

ED: You should begin by seeing a urologist for an evaluation to rule out physiological problems if all is normal then you may consider seeing a therapist to find out why this is happening. Take care! ...Read more

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Hi dr is chelation therapy helpful for treating erectile dysfunction caused by blocked arteries?

Hi dr is chelation therapy helpful for treating  erectile dysfunction caused by blocked arteries?

No: Blocked arteries need to be either bypassed or cleaned to have flow again. Chelation therapy, i can't comment on usefulness to avoid debate with other doctors. Some promote it, some don't. Some believe it, some don't. Some benefit financially, I am neutral. ...Read more

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What are some of the more common medications for erectile dysfunction?

ED: Pd5 inhibitors are the mainstay of therapy for ED. Sildenafil, vardenafil, and tadalafil are the only ones FDA approved in the US. Urethral suppositories of prostaglandine1 as well as injectable pge1 are available and FDA approved. Other injections of papaverine, regitine (phentolamine) and Atropine are used but not FDA approved for ED. Stay away from the so called natural alternatives; a waste of $$$$. ...Read more

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Since compression to the nerves that exit the lower spinal cord cause erectile dysfunction in some men what can be done about it?

Since compression to the nerves that exit the lower spinal cord cause erectile dysfunction in some men what can be done about it?

As above: If u want tretment for the compressed nerve ask u orthopaedist. And if u want treatment for erectyle dysfunction , perhaps u urologist can help. ...Read more

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Can young men get erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Remember, 50% of causes of erectile dysfunction are emotional - anxiety, depression, ptsd - and as such can be experienced in younger people without any medical conditions. As well, younger men may have testosterone deficiency which can affect both desire and performance. ...Read more

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Do young men experience erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Yes, all males can experience erectile dysfunction. This is a multifactorial condition that can occur in any age group for various reasons. If this is a new finding or if the patient is very young, it would be appropriate to see your physician for a general workup as there may be physiological condition that may be treatable and correct the problem. ...Read more

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Erectile dysfunction--is this a made-up term to sell drugs?

Not if you have it!: Yes, i agree that we have a problem w/"medicalizing" conditions in order to sell drugs. This is a real issue. However, those of us in front lines of medicine only feel comfortable talking about conditions for which we have a reasonable solution/medication. A quarter century ago when i was training, no one really addressed depression b/c no safe drugs existed. Now it's a common condition like ed. ...Read more

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What are diseases that cause erectile dysfunction in young men?

What are diseases that cause erectile dysfunction in young men?

Erectile dysfunction: Diabetes & sickle cell anemia are two conditions that come to mind when considering erectile dysfunction in young men. Smoking is still high on list along w/use of illicit agents. Stress from performance anxiety is more likely to cause ED than is work, money & family, unless latter doesn't like your choice of partner(s). ...Read more

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What medications are available to help with erectile dysfunction?

Multiple: The medications currently indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction include viagra, (sildenafil) levitra/staxyn, and cialis, in addition, there are a number of other medications that can be used as well, but they are not fda approved for this use. ...Read more

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What is the cheapest erectile dysfunction medication?

What is the cheapest erectile dysfunction medication?

I do not think you: Will have answer for this kind of question . I would suggest you to go to your doc and evaluated and diagnosed . If your are diagnosed with erectile dysfunction . Generic form of Levitra (vardenafil) is cheapest and you can buy it by prescription from wal-mart ...Read more

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At what age do men suffer vascular erectile dysfunction?

At what age do men suffer vascular erectile dysfunction?

Varies: This varies dramatically with other signs of vascular illness. It is certainly possible to have erectile dysfunction in the 30s and 40s. Cigarrette smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood pressure medication, peripheral vascular disease and heart disease can all hasten the onset of organic erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...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