Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - Medications
Learn about medications that can help produce an erection.
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 ...
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) - 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
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: Surgery on Penile Blood Vessels - 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. ...
Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - What Increases Your Risk
Your risk of developing an erection problem (erectile dysfunction) increases with age. About 40% of men in their 40s report at least occasional problems getting and maintaining erections. 52% of men between ages 40 and 70 report erection problems.
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 ...
Hormonal Therapy for Erection Problems
Drug details for Hormonal therapy for erection problems.
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