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What Causes Some Men To Have Trouble Getting And Keeping An Erection
Many factors: An erection is a vascular, neurologic and hormonal event. Therefore, problems with blood vessels, nerves and hormones can all cause erection difficulties. A doctor's visit can help figure out where the problem is and provide appropriate treatment. The most concerning thing is that men under 50 with erectile difficulties have a 2 times higher risk of developing heart disease in the next 10 years. ...Read more
The sleep cycle.: Erections occur as part of the sleep cycle. This is called nocturnal penile tumescence (npt) and occurs 3-5 times per night, with the last one noticed as a morning erection. The cause is not known, but there appears to be a neural and hormonal circuit which is disinhibited during sleep, specifically in the rem stage of sleep. ...Read more
I am a men with poor erection, I only get erected once a day (after 24 hours). Is this normal? If not, what is wrong? Please help!
Sexuality: I understand your concern. There is nothing physiological wrong with you if you have erection. Do not feel inadequate if it is only once a day. Do not compare yourself with others Feel good about yourself and your accomplishments in life journey of 33 years. Find a partner and work on all aspects of sexuality-Emotional, Physical and Sexual intimacy. See a Therapist for self-esteem and sexuality ...Read more
Not likely . . .: Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/fibromyalgia/ds00079 for info re fibromyalgia. In and of itself, fibromyalgia should not cause erectile dysfunction. However, use of narcotic/opioid medication to manage chronic pain can decrease testosterone & thus weaken erectile function. Also, chronic pain can affect one's sexual performance. Check w/your doc to be sure ed isn't due to cholesterol etc. ...Read more
My take is: Possible if the related stress constantly preoccupies your mind, especially when you may try to have fun with sex. Besides, the extended effect from stress may alter and even deprive your deserved quality healthy lifestyle leading to possessing insufficient energy and ability to perform. More on the subjects? To http://formefirst.com/eBlogList.html. Thereby, you will gain much thought on how to... ...Read more
Hi when I get an erection in the morning or generally I can nicely feel the edges of my cavernosa more than rest of penis is that normal with men ?
Probably normal : Sounds normal if it's been that way without recent changes. ...Read more
Most men have an erection in the morning or get hard when they are spooning next to their partner. My husband never does. Could he lack testosterone?
Absolutely: Assuming your husband is approximately the same age as you, it would be unusual for him to have low t, but not impossible. If he significantly older, then this condition is more likely. Total and free testosterone labs, as well as a serum Estradiol would be a start. If Estradiol is elevated, he has a lot of aromatase enzyme, and needs to be on arimdex. Consider a consult with an endocrinologist. ...Read more
I get instant penis erection (sexual) & orgasm within 2 minutes & some men gets late erection in result they lasts longer in bed. Is it normal for me?
Try a sex therapist: to see about what may cause this very quick response and release. Normally, I'd get a Hx plus refer to an MD for a general physical. Then, I'd look at anxiety, drug use and overall psychological orientation to sex. Read Master's and Johnson, Kinsey reports, Helen Kaplan. ...Read more
Per Wikipedia:: "The arteries dilate causing the corpora cavernosa of the penis (and to a lesser extent the corpora spongiosum) to fill with blood; simultaneously the ischiocavernosus and bulbospongiosus muscles compress the veins of the corpora cavernosa restricting the egress and circulation of this blood. " ...Read more
Multiple causes.: Psychological causes are common, especially if there is anxiety, or any thoughts or emotions that disrupt the cycle of arousal and stimulation. Physical causes include erectile dysfunction with age, diabetes, and atherosclerosis. One cause that is a medical emergency is penile fracture, where the fascial sheath of the erect penis tears during vigorous sex. This needs to be corrected surgically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Performance anxiety: Performance anxiety is major cause of erectile dysfunction in young men. Well, that & life style, eg smoking, excess alcohol, other illicit drugs, etc. Think of it as stress begets ed which begets stress which . . . Well, you get idea. In older (that's a relative idea) men, our (poor) health gets in the way, eg blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, etc. In both cases, don't forget partner, family. ...Read more
What causes a man to only be able to keep an erection a anyform oralaly and releas but not vaganaly?
Psychological factor: Since you have no apparent problem with the physical aspect of obtaining an erection and climaxing when having oral sex performed on you, it appears there may be a psychological factor associated with vaginal intercourse. See urologist for eval and check up on this issue to be safe. ...Read more
Sometimes a man can get an erection at the wrong time and/or place. What can he do to calm it down asap?
Focus : Trying to consciously focus on what one is doing rather than thinking about it can help. I've heard in some cultures men tie a string around the genitalia & thread it into their pockets. When unwanted arises, the string is pulled & its suppose to get rid of it! do not recommend this, but this illustration helps place this perpetual problem into perspective. Cooling & tensing the muscles can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 59 year old man and i never ever think of sex any more and can not get an erection even in the morning when i wake up.
Mental/physical?: There are numerous physician and psychological causes for this, most commonly stress. Morning erections become infrequent as you get older and testosterone doesn't peak in the early am. Medication is a common cause. Testosterone deficiency can cause it but is not that common. Your physician can evaluate you if you make an appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Males R not fertile: While the down syndrome female is fertile, the male is not. A few exceptions may be seen if a mosaic male (being normal in some cells & ds in others) has a normal cell line in his testis. But mosaics represent <2% of ds males. Whether or not they might become aroused or not is probably specific to the situation. These kids or adults are often the victim of abuse in many forms. ...Read more
I don't get an erection after ejaculating the first time until after one or two hours; what could be the cause and what are the solutions?
Age & Male Sexuality: This is part of aging. You may very well need this amount of time to recuperate and get your natural juices ready for a second go at it. It may also be a temporary or episodic situation that will disappear at an unknown time. But, this scenario can be the norm as you get older. ...Read more
I am 33 year old married man. Now 20 days onwards I am not getting full errection. I am having little high b.P. How can I get strong erection ?
To young: 4 erectile problems but possible. See a urologist. I would want to know what is the measured BP in your penis, not to speak that i would want to have ur other arteries checked ankle and neck as well as ur coronary arteries! of course a lipid profile is in place. Anybody in the family having high cholesterol? I would want to know all this b4 considering viagra (sildenafil). If all normal change partner... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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