Erectile Dysfunction

ED is defined as the inability to sustain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse.

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What is the main cause of erectile dysfunction?

The causes behind erectile dysfunction include psychological conditions, medical/health conditions, certain medications, trauma, hormones, and lifestyle factors.

What is Erectile Dysfunction?

ED is defined as the inability to sustain an erection sufficient for sexual intercourse. The condition can affect anyone at any age.

What does Erectile Dysfunction treatment involve?

Depending on the cause, erectile dysfunction can be cured. Some causes of ED are easier to cure than others. A medical or psychological evaluation may be necessary to reach the right diagnosis and treatment. Medications may also be prescribed along with psychological intervention.

What are the symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction?

The symptoms of erectile dysfunction include: Difficulty in getting an erection Difficulty in maintaining an erection Getting a partial erection, not firm/hard enough for vaginal penetration Reduced libido or sexual desire Increased anxiety and stress associated with sexual intercourse

Does Erectile Dysfunction cause impotence?

Impotence is a result of the inability to achieve or maintain an erection or ejaculate consistently. Commonly, impotence is used to describe ED, because of the lack of erection sufficient for sexual intercourse.

How is male erectile dysfunction diagnosed?

The causes behind erectile dysfunction include psychological conditions, medical/health conditions, certain medications, trauma, hormones, and lifestyle factors. A physical examination, psychological exam, diagnostic tests such as blood and urine tests, and symptom assessment allows a doctor to diagnose male erectile dysfunction.

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