Erection Problems: Questions Your Doctor May Ask - Topic Overview
Your health professional may ask questions about the type of erection problem (erectile dysfunction) you have. Examples include: Have you started taking any new medicines recently? Do you feel depressed or have a low mood or trouble sleeping? Are you having any difficulty or stress in your relationship or marriage? Did the erection problem start suddenly? How long have you been having erection ...
Medicines for Erection Problems: Reactions With Nitrate - Topic Overview
Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors,such as sildenafil (Viagra),tadalafil (Cialis),and vardenafil (Levitra),have revolutionized the treatment of erection problems (erectile dysfunction). But they can cause life-threatening side effects for anyone who also takes nitroglycerin or another medicine containing an organic nitrate. This combination can make your blood pressure fall too low,possibly ...
Vacuum Devices for Erection Problems
A vacuum device, which is sometimes used to treat erection problems (erectile dysfunction), is a tube made of plastic that fits around the penis. You coat the base of the penis with lubricant and insert it into the tube. Air is pumped out of the tube, which creates a vacuum. The vacuum helps blood flow into the penis, producing an erectionlike state in about 5 minutes. A constrictive band is ...
Erection Problems: Talking With Your Partner - Topic Overview
Talking with your partner may help your erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Couples often assume that they each know what the other person likes when it comes to sex. Sometimes they are wrong. Don't assume. Tell your partner what you do and don't find pleasurable. Make time outside of the bedroom to talk about your sex life together. If you withdraw sexually because you are afraid of ...
Penile Implants for Erection Problems
Penile implants to treat erection problems (erectile dysfunction) replace the spongy tissue (corpora cavernosa) inside the penis that fills with blood during an erection with rigid, semirigid, or inflatable cylinders.
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