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What if you have erectile dysfunction from Crohn's disease?

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If you have erectile dysfunction caused by drugs or surgery, talk to your doctor about prescription medications like sildenafil citrate (Revatio, Viagra) or tadalafil (Adcirca, Cialis). Rubber bands, erection rings, and penile implants can also help you get and keep an erection.

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “Intimacy and sexuality when you have a colostomy.”

Christensen, B. , January 2014. Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Jedel, S et al. , April 2015. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada: “Getting Closer … intimacy and relationships with Crohn’s and colitis.”

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America: “The Intimate Relationship of Sex and IBD.”

Crohn’s and Colitis New Zealand: “Sexuality.”

Crohn’s and Colitis UK: “Sexual Relationships and IBD.”

International Society for Sexual Medicine: “Can inflammatory bowel disease affect a person’s sex life?”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 28, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “Intimacy and sexuality when you have a colostomy.”

Christensen, B. , January 2014. Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Jedel, S et al. , April 2015. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada: “Getting Closer … intimacy and relationships with Crohn’s and colitis.”

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America: “The Intimate Relationship of Sex and IBD.”

Crohn’s and Colitis New Zealand: “Sexuality.”

Crohn’s and Colitis UK: “Sexual Relationships and IBD.”

International Society for Sexual Medicine: “Can inflammatory bowel disease affect a person’s sex life?”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 28, 2018

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