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Is impotence common after a chlamydia infection?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: No

Impotence (erectile dysfunction) is pretty common regardless of whether you have an infection or not.
I'm not aware of any link between sexually transmitted diseases and ed. However, i can picture a situation where one develops ed after having caught an std. Why? Because you're afraid to catch another one. But aside from that fear, infection doesn't cause ed. Ps always wear a condom to lower risk.

In brief: No

Impotence (erectile dysfunction) is pretty common regardless of whether you have an infection or not.
I'm not aware of any link between sexually transmitted diseases and ed. However, i can picture a situation where one develops ed after having caught an std. Why? Because you're afraid to catch another one. But aside from that fear, infection doesn't cause ed. Ps always wear a condom to lower risk.
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