Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors (PDE-5 Inhibitors) for Erection Problems and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Drug details for Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors (PDE-5 inhibitors) for erection problems.
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.
Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - Medications
Learn about medications that can help produce an erection.
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 ...
Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - When To Call a Doctor
Seek care immediately if you use medication to treat an erection problem (erectile dysfunction) and the erection lasts longer than 4 hours.
Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - Home Treatment
In some cases you can treat occasional episodes of erection problems (erectile dysfunction) at home, without a health professional's help. However, involve your partner in the process, and don't be embarrassed about seeking professional help if erection p
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).
Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - Surgery
In a few cases, surgery may be an option to treat erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Surgery will rarely be recommended before nonsurgical treatment and counseling have been tried. Surgery to repair the blood vessels of the penis may be an option f
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 (Erectile Dysfunction) - Other Treatment
Other treatments for erection problems (erectile dysfunction) include vacuum devices, external penile splints, and counseling (psychotherapy). Other Treatment Choices: Vacuum devices are useful for all types of erection problems-physical, psychological, o