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What does erectile dysfunction feel like?

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

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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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Having some erectile dysfunction and would like a solution?

Having some erectile dysfunction and would like a solution?

Not able: There are many causess for erectile dysfunction and we are not able to prescribe for this diagnosis. Get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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My parner has just been told he has erectile dysfunction. I feel guilty like it is my fault?

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My parner has just been told he has erectile dysfunction. I feel guilty like it is my fault?

Erectile: Not your fault for sure. He needs to talk to urologist for evaluation, unless he consumes alcohol or uses medication that affect performance, that needs treated. ...Read more

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I am 22 year old male suffering from erectile dysfunction from 6months. I checked my BP today n it was very low, can some one tell me what can I do?

I am 22 year old male suffering from erectile dysfunction from 6months. I checked my BP today n it was very low, can some one tell me what can I do?

See doc: Ed can occur at any age. First step is to get full exam from your doctor then urologist. After that many things can help. ...Read more

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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

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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

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How erectile dysfunction is treated?

How erectile dysfunction is treated?

Psychological?: Many men struggling with ED are successfully treated with medication prescribed by a urologist or other physician. Sometimes ED issues are related to your psychology or internal conflicts. It is not always easy to know when this is the case. If you struggle with anxiety (performance or otherwise) and you have ED you might benefit from talking to a psychologist as well. ...Read more

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What can I do for erectile dysfunction?

ED: If you are relatively healthy and not taking nitrates for chest pain, I would remcommend pd5 inhibitors such as viagra, cialis, or levitra (vardenafil). ...Read more

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Can young men get erectile dysfunction?

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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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

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How can I cure my erectile dysfunction?

See your doctor: There are many causes for ED but at a young age of 29, one must consider psychological factors as well. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is transcient erectile dysfunction?

What is transcient erectile dysfunction?

Temporary ED: Transient or temporary erectile dysfunction is more likely due to stress, performance anxiety, excess alcohol, etc rather than to anatomy or chronic disease such as diabetes & cholesterol. Tobacco can lead to both transient and then chronic ed if you continue to smoke. Best to avoid altogether. No good reason to continue smoking. ...Read more

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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

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Is it normal to get erectile dysfunction?

Is it normal to get erectile dysfunction?

Yes: Erectile dysfunction is a normal process of aging. The incidence begins to rise when a man enter his 30's and 40's. The degree of severity that a patient experiencses is variable. The severity depends on the overall health of the patient, medications taken, exercising, other other comorbidites such as diabetes and hypertension. ...Read more

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How common is erectile dysfunction in us?

Extremely so: Paralleling the great public health crisis of the 21st century--obesity--is a substantial increase in the prevalence of ed, correlating with diabetes, high blood pressure and its treatment, elevated cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, etc. ...Read more

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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

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Erectile dysfunction problem, what to do?

Erectile dysfunction: First relax. Anxiety, increasing your adrenaline with stress will not help. Talk to your doctor, and at 45yrs of age, we can run some labwork to check for your testosterone level and other hormones. We might even give you a trial of viagra (sildenafil) or Cialis to see if you respond. Most of the time that's enough to correct the situation if it hasn't corrected itself. That's the least invasive approach. ...Read more

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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

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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

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Can you please define erectile dysfunction?

Unable to get hard: Ed is sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual performance. You need evaluation and if you are of afvanced age, I would have your pcp check your heart. ...Read more

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Erectile dysfunction for more then 3 years?

Erectile dysfunction for more then 3 years?

ED: See internist or family doctor. Endocrinologist and urologist are also good choices. ...Read more

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What are the causes of erectile dysfunction?

What are the causes of erectile dysfunction?

Many things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat erectile dysfunction?

What can I do to treat erectile dysfunction?

Viagra (sildenafil): Drugs like Cialis etc vacuum equipment surgery & sometimes counseling for performance anxiety. ...Read more

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What are the causes of erectile dysfunction?

What are the causes of erectile dysfunction?

Not likely. . .: Erectile dysfunction is not so much a result of vitamin deficiency as it is stress (whether due to relationship, partner, family, friends, money, job, etc), poor lifestyle choices (smoking, drinking to excess, etc) & bad health (high blood pressure & cholesterol + diabetes, etc) plus medications used to treat said conditions. Good nutrition & regular exercise are key to regaining health. ...Read more

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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

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How to help my husband erectile dysfunction?

Find cause: Communication is the key in any marriage. If he does not get strong erections at any time (not just when you are together), look for an organic cause. Hemochromatosis and prolactinoma are two common causes that get missed by general physicians. If he's having trouble mostly when you're together, vary what you do and be open to all kinds of exploring. Your physician can help. ...Read more

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At what age does erectile dysfunction occur?

E.d.: It can occur at any age. The definition is very vague. Many medical problems can increase the risk but there are plenty of fit 80 y/o's w/o e.D. ...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 (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


Dr. Alvin Lin
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Inability To Sustain An Erection (Definition)

Impotence or Erectile dysfunction describes inability to initiate or maintain a satisfactory ...Read more