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What questions might my doctor ask about my erectile dysfunction?

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The questions may include:

The doctor will ask if you smoke, how much alcohol you drink, and whether or not you use recreational drugs.

  • Do you ever get an erection?
  • If you do, is it firm enough to have sex?
  • If you do start to have sex, do you then lose the erection? Does it ever come back?
  • Can you get an erection by masturbation?
  • Do you ever wake up with an erection?

SOURCES:

FamilyDoctor.org: "Erectile Dysfunction (ED)."

Mayo Clinic: "Preparing for your appointment."

Netdoctor: "Discussing erectile dysfunction (ED) with a doctor."

AUA Foundation: "Erectile Dysfunction: Causes, Risks & Talking to Your Doctor."

Reviewed by William Blahd on October 10, 2016

SOURCES:

FamilyDoctor.org: "Erectile Dysfunction (ED)."

Mayo Clinic: "Preparing for your appointment."

Netdoctor: "Discussing erectile dysfunction (ED) with a doctor."

AUA Foundation: "Erectile Dysfunction: Causes, Risks & Talking to Your Doctor."

Reviewed by William Blahd on October 10, 2016

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