Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Erectile Dysfunction Health Center

Select An Article
Font Size

Erectile Dysfunction Treatment


Future Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction

Advances in erectile dysfunction treatment are being made every day. Gene therapy for erectile dysfunction is being widely studied and could provide a longer-lasting treatment for men with erectile dysfunction.

Scientists are also researching whether a substance made from spider venom could lead to the development of new drugs for erectile dysfunction. Certain poisonous spider bites can trigger priapism, which is a dangerously prolonged erection.


WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Charles E. Jennings, MD on September 12, 2013
Next Article:

Today on WebMD

handsome midadult man
11 tips to protect your erection.
man and woman on beach
How much do you know about ED?
stress in bed
Things that can deflate erections.
senior couple hugging
How medications work.
concerned man
stress in bed
Life Cycle of a Penis
Mens Body Problem
bored man
Lamm Erections Over Life
Food Men 10 Foods Boost Male Health
senior couple hugging

WebMD Special Sections