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    1. Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Erection Problems: Should I Take Medicine?

    2. Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - Topic Overview

      An erection occurs when your imagination or one or more of the senses (vision,hearing,touch,smell,taste) are stimulated and you become aroused. Your central nervous system sends nerve impulses that increase blood flow to your penis. The blood fills the spongy chambers (corpora cavernosa) in the penis,causing them to expand and become rigid. The veins that would normally drain blood from ...

    3. Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - Topic Overview

      Surgery to repair blood vessels may be done for some men who have erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Penile revascularization This surgery generally is done in younger men who have injuries that affect blood flow to the penis. During surgery,a portion of a blood vessel from elsewhere in the abdomen is used to bypass the damaged portion of artery that supplies blood to the penis. ...

    4. Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Erection Problems: Should I Take Medicine?

    5. Sensual Exercises for Erection Problems - Topic Overview

      Sensual exercises may help with erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Doing these with your partner may help you relax and focus more on the pleasurable touching of lovemaking than on the erection itself. Focusing too much on having an erection may make it difficult to have one. Sensual exercises may be most helpful if done in a soothing,relaxing,and playful atmosphere. Put on some ...

    6. Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - Topic Overview

      Sex therapy may be helpful for some men who have erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Sex therapy does not involve having sex with or in front of the sex therapist. It is also not long-term or open-ended therapy. It usually involves working with a therapist who recommends gradual steps to change sexual behavior. Sex therapy helps you understand and accept that emotions (such as anxiety ...

    7. Tests for Erection Problems

      Tests for erection problems help determine a specific cause for a man's inability to achieve or maintain an erection (erectile dysfunction or impotence).

    8. 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.

    9. 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 ...

    10. Erectile Dysfunction: Frequently Asked Questions About Erectile Dysfunction

      WebMD helps answer some of the most frequently asked questions about erectile dysfunction.

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