Why can't I maintain an erection during sex?

Lots of reasons. Low testosterone. Hypertension, diabetes, depression, stress, high prolactin levels, problems with your partner...There is a very long list. The good news is that most of the time, this can be treated. Time to call your family doctor.

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Why can't I maintain an erection during sex like I used to?

Lots of reasons. Low testosterone. Hypertension, diabetes, depression, stress, high prolactin levels, problems with your partner...There is a very long list. The good news is that most of the time, this can be treated. Time to call your family doctor. Read more...

How to help my partner maintain an erection during sex?

Here are some... Besides being of passion, compassion, ; support, not much you can do. Physically, erection for intercourse, either for procreation or pleasure, is men's unique thing. Healthy lifestyle + no overindulgence ; obsession = surest insurance to keep up free-flow circulation to distribute nutrition to nurture all tissues ; organs = more energy ; ability to display an active/vibrant life, sex included. Read more...

I've noticed that I have trouble maintain an erection during sex. I have pinched nerves in my legs. Is it possible they are stopping blood to my penis?

See answer . On the basis of the history you provided, it is more likely that any erectile dysfunction in your situation would be related directly to the "nerve" problem rather than an effect of the nerves on the blood flow. Nerve-related pain affecting the legs often arises from the lower back which is the same location where the nerves controlling erections arise from. There may be other factors as well. Read more...

What is the best way to keep and maintain an erection for a long time period during sex without taking erection pills? Does viagra (sildenafil) even work?

Find the cause first. To assess if one's erections have weakened, he should visit a primary doctor, who can check for possible causes: stress, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, low testosterone, artery disease, high cholesterol, smoking, older age, etc... Causes found can be treated to help make erections stronger, firmer, longer lasting. A urologist can evaluate. Meds like viagra, cialis, or Levitra (vardenafil) may help. Read more...