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What causes some men to have trouble getting and keeping an erection?

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

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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


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What causes men to get an erection?

What causes men to get an erection?

Nerve impulses: That stimulate contraction of muscle tissue in the walls of blood vessels, inducing an erection. ...Read more

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What causes morning erections in men?

What causes morning erections in men?

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

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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!

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

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Can fibromyalgia cause weakness of erection in men's?

Can fibromyalgia cause weakness of erection in men's?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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My question is what causes one to get erections?

My question is what causes one to get erections?

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

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What could cause me to be unable to get an erection?

What could cause me to be unable to get an erection?

Several things: Ed can be a consequence of stress, hormonal issues such as low testosterone, medications, diseases such as diabetes, habits such as smoking and heart disease. This should be thoroughly evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

Erection (Definition)

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


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Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more