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Which drugs can cause you to have a prolonged erection as a side effect?

Which drugs can cause you to have a prolonged erection as a side effect?

Trazadone!: This is a definite side effect of this drug. However, male hormones, and ed drugs will do it too. ...Read more

Prolonged Erection (Definition)

Generally an erection lasting over 4 hours is considered prolonged. If it is due to ed medications, it should resolve spontaneously, but consultation with ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: prolonged erection?

What is the definition or description of: prolonged erection?

Depends: Generally an erection lasting over 4 hours is considered prolonged. If it is due to ed medications, it should resolve spontaneously, but consultation with a urologist is suggested. ...Read more

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Could prolonged erection from masturbation be harmful?

No: Nature limits this. In fact, there is some evidence that extreme efforts to avoid ejaculation are harmful to the prostate both in the short and long runs, as well as making life -- which is already hard enough -- much more difficult. Learn about your body, and use your sexuality responsibly and wisely. ...Read more

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I am experiencing prolonged erection. I took 500MG of Viagra by mouth 4 1/2 hours ago.

I am experiencing prolonged erection. I took 500MG of Viagra by mouth 4 1/2 hours ago.

Oops: That is 5x the recommended dose if the 500 is correct. You may have to wait it out or go to ER IF it doesn't go down soon ...Read more

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Was with my gf. Had a prolonged erection without ejaculation yesterday, today I masturbated, saw blood in whole semen, im scared, serious? I hav prostatitis

Was with my gf. Had a prolonged erection without ejaculation yesterday, today I masturbated, saw blood in whole semen, im scared, serious? I hav prostatitis

Don't worry: I'm glad you have somebody special. This happens to many men from time to time, especially after prolonged arousal. Nobody really understands why, but it's not something to worry about unless you have other symptoms / signs over at least two weeks. ...Read more

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Hello, does over masturabate (about one/ day) since puberty cause impotence or other side effect on penile and erection? I have impotence.

Hello, does over masturabate (about one/ day) since puberty cause impotence or other side effect on penile and erection? I have impotence.

No: Many young men masturbate frequently, even daily, and that does not cause impotence. Usually at a young age, impotence is more due to emotional causes rather than physical causes, but not always, so if it is a persistent problem, you should see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Erectile dysfunction due to medicine side effect. Will I recover after I quit the drug?

Erectile dysfunction due to medicine side effect. Will I recover after I quit the drug?

ED: Assuming that your erectile dysfunction was solely related to a new medication, you should recover normal function with discontinuation of the offending medication, most often, ed is multifacorial however. If ed persists after physician approved discontinuation of medication, see a urologist for complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Could my peyronies plague have caused the painful 10 second priapism type of erection?

Priapism: First of all, by definition, priapism does not last 10 seconds. Peyronie's plaques may cause pain with erection but have no relation to priapism ...Read more

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What can cause blood flooding in the penis for days after a priapism? If blood enters easily during erection, what stops it from leaving?

What can cause blood flooding in the penis for days after a priapism? If blood enters easily during erection, what stops it from leaving?

Inflammation: priapism often/usually changes the dynamics of blood flow. The veins can become distended. There can be inflammation that brings blood in, and/or blocks the flow of blood outward.
Needs to be followed up on pretty much immediately ...Read more

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How to improve your erection? I want to know some healthy diet n some healthy no side-effect pills names.

How to improve your erection? I want to know some healthy diet n some healthy no side-effect pills names.

ED`: Is caused by dysautonomia (abnormal function of the autonomic [automatic] nervous system. It is often a complication of diabetes so be sure that you do not have that. We know now that diabetics excrete huge amounts of vitamin b1 in urine. Try taking large doses of b1 (thiamin) + magnesium + multivitamin. ...Read more

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I'm 22. I take 60mg of Paroxetine a day. But because of that I can't have erections. Or very rarely. How to fix that side effect?

I'm 22. I take 60mg of Paroxetine a day. But because of that I can't have erections. Or very rarely. How to fix that side effect?

Switch: Paroxitine is notorious for creating sexual side effects. Newer serotonin medicines such as brintellex tend to have less sexual side effects. You have to wean off paroxetine slowly- it can have a nasty withdrawl syndrome ...Read more

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Do any medicines have the side effect of causing erections?

Yes.: A famous side effect of viagra (sildenafil) when it was first developed as a blood pressure drug was erections. There are other medications that are known to cause priapism, a dangerous and painful erection that lasts for more than 4 hours. Trazodone, chlorpromazine, and Clozapine are known to have this possible side effect, which can lead to permanent erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm looking for no side effect pill to make my mr. P stronger and longer lasting erection?

What to do if I'm looking for no side effect pill to make my mr. P stronger and longer lasting erection?

Examine: Go have a history and physical examination completed by your doctor or urologist who deals with erectile dysfunction. They can evaluate you properly and give you realistic treatment options and alternatives and help you understand the condition. ...Read more

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Just started Zoloft (sertraline) and going up to 150mg. Can I expect difficulty getting erections. What is the percentage of people that have this side effect.

Just started Zoloft (sertraline) and going up to 150mg. Can I expect difficulty getting erections. What is the percentage of people that have this side effect.

Common: Some sexual dysfunction are mild and can be reduced by having sex before taking your medicine. Other symptoms may be significant enough to request change to antidepressants with less potential for sexual dysfunction like welbutrin or add drugs that aid erection like viagra (sildenafil). ...Read more

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TUMT for benign enlarged prostate had no post erection, incontinence or other side effect. Worked great. Why, then, would a patient want a laser vp?

Choice: Everyone is different and not one procedure is right for everyone and not every person has the same side effects or complications as others. ...Read more

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Is erectile dysfunction a side effect of taking clomid (clomiphene)?

Is erectile dysfunction a side effect of taking clomid (clomiphene)?

No, unless. . .: Clomid (clomiphene) tricks pituitary into releasing more lh which stimulates leydig cells into producing more testosterone. Of course, this is off-label use but difficulty is that it's very difficult to adjust ; fine tune appropriate dose, since it only comes in one size. Anyway, if you produce or take too much t, it will be wasted ; converted into estrogen which can decrease libido ; cause ed. ...Read more

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Is erectile dysfunction a side effect of bcaa?

Is erectile dysfunction a side effect of bcaa?

No: I assume you mean Branched Chain Amino Acid SUPPLEMENTS! If so...stop the supplement anyway!
It's not helpful in your muscle building no matter what the claims are out there!!!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have erectile dysfunction as a side effect of a medication prescribed by my psychiatrist. (EKEVE owould like to get something to help with that.

Complex: Drug-drug interaction is common with psychiatric medications and many other drugs, counselling is important too, as we need to know if ED is due to the psychiatric problem or the medication. Start with your psychiatrist and see if the medications you are on can be modified or changed, your PCP would take care of the rest of the health issues, good luck ...Read more

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"Hello Doctor! I wanna that is vitamin D important for sexual erectile? If yes, taking vitamin D supplement doesn't have side effect on urogenital? "

"Hello Doctor! I wanna that is vitamin D important for sexual erectile? If yes, taking vitamin D supplement doesn't have side effect on urogenital? "

No effect: Hi. Vitamin D has no effect on erectile performance. It also has no urogenital side effects. It is good for you nevertheless, and most people who work indoors in the daytime should be taking it. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hello Doctor! I wanna that is vitamin D important for sexual erectile? If yes, taking vitamin D supplement doesn't have side effect on urogenital?

Hello Doctor! I wanna that is vitamin D important for sexual erectile? If yes, taking vitamin D supplement doesn't have side effect on urogenital?

Vit D: Adequate levels of Vitamin D are important for many health benefits. Your body naturally makes Vitamin D when you are exposed to sunlight. If you live in an area that is usually cloudy, you may need extra vitamin D. That said, it does not directly affect erectile function. Too much Vitamin D can cause illness. Too little can increase cardiovascular disease risk which can affect ED ...Read more

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How does a urologist treat casual painless priapism erections?

Here are some...: I'm unsure if what you experienced & reported fits the definition of priapism, which denotes persistent prolonged unbearable painful erection, which requires a timely medical intervention so to prevent its long-term adverse effect - erectile dysfunction. So, what you reported may present a normal but "longer" than usual erection. Clinically, check if you're on any drug which may affect erection. ...Read more

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If a person has a peyronies plague, can it become worse by priapism erections?

If a person has a peyronies plague, can it become worse by priapism erections?

Peyronie's disease: Priapism can worsen the disease because stress on the plaques may cause more scarring. You should be evaluated by a physician qualified to make the diagnosis. Current treatment options are limited, but for some men it resolves on its own. Consider a HealthTap Concierge visit if you would like personalized advice for your concern. ...Read more

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Recently had problems getting erection. Dr gave me a few viagra (sildenafil). Afraid to take because of risk of priapism. Thoughts?

Recently had problems getting erection. Dr gave me a few viagra (sildenafil). Afraid to take because of risk of priapism. Thoughts?

PRIAPISM: It is a potential side effect but I have only seen it with patients with pooly controlled sickle cell anemia or elicit drug use. It is safe and effective. If this is not reassuring enough use a small dose first (25 mg) as a trial. The trials before it was fda approved used several times the eventual recomended dose to determine safety. ...Read more

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If you take viagra (sildenafil) prior to sleep would nocturnal erections induce priapism?

Possibly: Viagra (sildenafil) and any agent used treat erectile dysfunction can induce priapism. If viagra (sildenafil) is taken at night, then it is possible that a normal erection could last longer and cause priapism. Who actually develops priapism depends on their risk factors such as age, comorbidities including diabetes and hypertension, and use of other medications. The more comorbidities a man has, the less likely. ...Read more

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Why is a person still able to urinate if he has ignored his priapism experience. How come he had an erection after it ended? What can be damaged?

Priapism: Priapism is a painful erection lasting more than four hours. It can (but does not always) damage the erectile tissue in the penis. It has no effect on the urinary function of the penis ...Read more

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Can priapism erections over time damage the cremaster muscle eventually? What r the symptoms of cremaster muscle damage?

Only one function: Cremaster has only one function acts as sling to testicle controls the position of testes has no roll in erection. Priapism may lead to more serious consequences, if untreated will damage structure and integrity of penis (fibrosis of corpus cavernosa) Consult urologist and avoid erectile dysfunction in future. ...Read more

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I have suffered a priapism tow months ago, I do have partial erection at night is it possible that I recover without installing prosthesis implant?

Priapism cause?: What was the reason of your priapism? Priapism, as for example due to medications, that was treated promptly and did not cause scarring could return to baseline. Any event that leads to significant scarring, such as prolonged priapism and related to sickle cell disease may make it more difficult to have normal erections. However that does not mean you will need a prosthesis. Consult a urologist. ...Read more

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I took a sex pill by the name of cialis. After 4 days I had hard spontaneous priapism erections that lasted for 5 days. Why does my penis feel numb?

Question?: First- how many Cialis tablets did you take? Second- priapism refers to a painful, sustained erection and if in fact, it lasted for 5 days (??)-you would no longer have a penis. The numbness requires examination and certainly abstaining sexually for at least 10 days.. ... (sure you can!) I suggest a urology consultation. ...Read more

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I took 1 sex pill by the name of cialis. After 4 days I had stuttering priapism erections that lasted for 5 days. Why penis feel numb. I had 2 erections?

I took 1 sex pill by the name of cialis. After 4 days I had stuttering priapism erections that lasted for 5 days. Why penis feel numb. I had 2 erections?

See a doctor: If you have priapism you should seek medical treatment treatment immediately. Failure to treat and reduce erection can lead to complications such as permanent damage to the penis ...Read more

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Do the below products have any sideeffects on sperm count and erection? 3g extreme fat burners On 100% gold standard whey Orange triad On fish oil

Do the below products have any sideeffects on sperm count and erection? 3g extreme fat burners On 100% gold standard whey Orange triad On fish oil

Supplements: Supplements like the ones listed may have a variety of effects and unintended side effects. And there are a great many factors that influence erectile function and spermatogenesis; though that's not a simple answer, if you want to go through things in more detail, consider an inbox consult with a physician here on HealthTap. ...Read more

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On 1mg of Konopin a day. I am not reducing dosage. Been taking for 3 months. Can this drug cause inner shaking/trembling as a side effect?

On 1mg of Konopin a day. I am not reducing dosage. Been taking for 3 months. Can this drug cause inner shaking/trembling as a side effect?

Once a day?: Are you taking the Klonopin (clonazepam) just once a day? The inner shaking sensation could be an effect of the klonopin (clonazepam) wearing off after about 8 hours. ...Read more

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Chemistry Question: Why does Phenazophridne Hydrochloride dye urine Dark Orange? What in this drug causes this side effect? Please explain throughly.

Chemistry Question: Why does Phenazophridne Hydrochloride dye urine Dark Orange? What in this drug causes this side effect? Please explain throughly.

Not a side effect: Phenazopyridine is a urinary tract analgesic. Exactly how Phenazopyridine works is not known. It is thought to work by relieving pain on the lining of the urinary tract.
Phenazopyridine may change the color of your urine to orange or red. It may also stain fabric. This is normal and not a cause for concern.
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I take high doses of gabapentin which causes my heartrate to go from 85 to 110-130. It's the only drug I take and it's listed as a side effect. My blood work is good. Is is ok if I donate plasma since I no longer take gabapentin and my heartrate has been

I take high doses of gabapentin which causes my heartrate to go from 85 to 110-130. It's the only drug I take and it's listed as a side effect. My blood work is good. Is is ok if I donate plasma since I no longer take gabapentin and my heartrate has been

Disclosure: If you are no longer on the medication, and are otherwise healthy, it is okay for you to donate plasma. Be sure to disclose all of your health issues to the donor center. It is commendable of you to provide this valuable service to the community. ...Read more

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Used Paxil (paroxetine) 8 yrs. For depression. Was fired from 2 jobs. I believe drug caused aggressive behavior at work. Anyone heard of this side effect?

Used Paxil (paroxetine) 8 yrs. For depression. Was fired from 2 jobs. I believe drug caused aggressive behavior at work. Anyone heard of this side effect?

Paxil (paroxetine) & aggression?: Ssri antidepressants generally calm aggression rather than increasing it. A small percentage of patients (3-5%) may experience agitation on the medication. There have been legal arguments about the "agitation" manifesting as aggression. On the other hand, depression itself may cause irritability and angry outbursts. ...Read more

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The drug is taxotere (docetaxel) and cyclophosphamide used in chemo due to early stage of invasive lobular carcinoma does side effect cause insomia, depression?

The drug is taxotere (docetaxel) and cyclophosphamide used in chemo due to early stage of invasive lobular carcinoma does side effect cause insomia, depression?

Chemo and cancer: Dealing with cancer and its treatment is not something easy to do in many cases. Not only it is affecting your physical condition, emotionally, you can also develop anxiety, depressed mood, depression etc through out the battle. The chemo themselves do not give you insomnia. However, steroids are given prior to chemo, and this can cause insomnia. Depression/anxiety cause insomnia too. ...Read more

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Priapism (Definition)

A painful erection that lasts more than four hours. Prolonged erection results in low oxygen level in the erectile chambers which causes pain ...Read more


Erection (Definition)

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