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How can diabetes affect sexual performance for men?

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Retrograde ejaculation is common in males with diabetes who suffer from diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage). This is due to problems with the nerves in the bladder and the bladder neck that allow the ejaculate to flow backward.

From: Sexual Problems in Men WebMD Medical Reference

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National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. 

News release, FDA. 

Absorption Pharmaceuticals, LLC.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on September 23, 2018

SOURCES:

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse. 

News release, FDA. 

Absorption Pharmaceuticals, LLC.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on September 23, 2018

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