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I'm 18yo and I have trouble getting an erection.. What should I do?

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Dr. Asaf Presente
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Simple test

The simplest test is to wrap a piece of toilet paper around your penis (snug but not tight) and hold it with a small piece of tape.
If it rips then the you had an erection during the night/am - most med in this age group will - and the issue is psychological. If it doesn't - and repeatedly doesn't - then go see doctor as a wide variety of hormonal and neurological problems can start with this.

In brief: Simple test

The simplest test is to wrap a piece of toilet paper around your penis (snug but not tight) and hold it with a small piece of tape.
If it rips then the you had an erection during the night/am - most med in this age group will - and the issue is psychological. If it doesn't - and repeatedly doesn't - then go see doctor as a wide variety of hormonal and neurological problems can start with this.
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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine

In brief: The easiest thing

Is to review this with your doc.
Common things being common for an 18 year old, usually this has some psychologic component. If you are having morning erections without issue, this suggests that there may be more of psychologic issue at hand.

In brief: The easiest thing

Is to review this with your doc.
Common things being common for an 18 year old, usually this has some psychologic component. If you are having morning erections without issue, this suggests that there may be more of psychologic issue at hand.
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