9 doctors weighed in:
Can spinal stenosis cause sexual dysfuction?
9 doctors weighed in

4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Any compromise of the spinal cord can affect the nerves responsible for erections.

In brief: Yes
Any compromise of the spinal cord can affect the nerves responsible for erections.
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
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Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes.
Yes.

In brief: Yes.
Yes.
Dr. Andras Perl
Dr. Andras Perl
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Dr. James Lin
Urology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possible if...
Many spinal-stenosis-related conditions may interfere sexual function with a highly variable degree and pace over time; they are nerve damage and pain by stenosis itself or after expected/unexpected damage by surgical "correction", aging, medical comorbidity, direct/indirect related disability.
Most are well and highly manageable, but no cure, just to cope with reality, certainty ; uncertainty....

In brief: Possible if...
Many spinal-stenosis-related conditions may interfere sexual function with a highly variable degree and pace over time; they are nerve damage and pain by stenosis itself or after expected/unexpected damage by surgical "correction", aging, medical comorbidity, direct/indirect related disability.
Most are well and highly manageable, but no cure, just to cope with reality, certainty ; uncertainty....
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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1 comment
Dr. James Lin
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
If the stenosis is severe enough, it can but it is usually one of the later neurologic symptoms.

In brief: Yes
If the stenosis is severe enough, it can but it is usually one of the later neurologic symptoms.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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