What are the two types of erectile dysfunction?
There are two main types of erectile dysfunction:
Low-flow or ischemic priapism. This type happens when blood gets trapped in the erection chambers.
High-flow or non-ischemic priapism. This type is more rare than low-flow and is usually less painful. It often happens when an injury to the penis or the area between the scrotum and anus -- the perineum -- ruptures an artery. This stops blood in the penis from moving normally.
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