Home Test for Protein in Urine - Topic Overview
If you have preeclampsia or chronic kidney disease,your health professional may instruct you to check the protein content in your urine at home. Increased protein is a sign that your kidneys are being damaged. To test your urine on a daily basis,use a simple test kit containing a urine testing strip that you dip into a fresh sample of your urine. Follow the instructions on the kit and find ...
Hormonal Therapy for Erection Problems
Drug details for Hormonal therapy for erection problems.
Injected Medicines for Erection Problems
Drug details for Injected medications for erection problems.
MUSE for Erection Problems
Drug details for MUSE 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.
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.
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 ...
How Erections Occur - 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...