How to discuss erectile dysfunction with your doctor - and what to expect when you do

Jerry Kennard Health Pro June 03, 2013
  • Most men loathe having to see the doctor, even more so if it involves sexual functioning. However, you know your sex life is suffering, and of more importance is the fact that erectile dysfunction (ED) can indicate medical problems. Only your doctor has the skills and resources at their disposal to m...

5 Comments
  • Subrata
    Mar. 03, 2012

    There are many causes of ED. One should not be shy talking about it with his doctor. Many effective treatments are available. First, one should try to find out the cause of ED and then suitable treatment can be devised. The GP may refer to an expert on ED if necessary. Read about ED.

    • Mark
      Feb. 04, 2014

      I believe men are hesitant to seek advice is because they are shy with their current problem. That's why it's very important to have online doctors available because men usually are afraid thet they might be seen entering a mens clinic. 

  • janice201149
    Jan. 04, 2012

    Erectile dysfunction, or ED, is the medical term for difficulties achieving and keeping an erection. It is a sexual health problem that affects about 30 million men in the United States alone. Over 50% of men over 40 experience ED. Studies have shown that most ED is caused by physical health problems. These problems are most commonly high blood pressure, high...

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    Erectile dysfunction, or ED, is the medical term for difficulties achieving and keeping an erection. It is a sexual health problem that affects about 30 million men in the United States alone. Over 50% of men over 40 experience ED. Studies have shown that most ED is caused by physical health problems. These problems are most commonly high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes. ED can also be associated with things like smoking or stress.

     

    Talk to your doctor. He/she is the only person that can tell you if you really suffer from ED.

    • Henry shoemaker
      Feb. 13, 2012

      I am 74 year old senior citizen, viagra and Livitra were doingh good job until my 72 years of age, but now they don;t do any good. My partner don;t belive in oral sex help to have erection, she think it is not hygienic. I have tried all herbal medicines available on line or in nutrician store. Nothing works. I don't want to use vacuum pumps etc to have erection....

      RHMLucky777

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      I am 74 year old senior citizen, viagra and Livitra were doingh good job until my 72 years of age, but now they don;t do any good. My partner don;t belive in oral sex help to have erection, she think it is not hygienic. I have tried all herbal medicines available on line or in nutrician store. Nothing works. I don't want to use vacuum pumps etc to have erection. Is there any one who can help me in this situation.

      Thanks;

       

      Henry

  • Lrnaboutme
    Aug. 30, 2010

    I guess because I have HIV/AIDS it falls on death ears. I brought it up with 2 previous primary care physicians and current primary care physician. 

     

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