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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.

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