Justin Harmon, D.O.

Justin Harmon, D.O.

Health Professional

Justin wrote for HealthCentral as a health professional for Erectile Dysfunction and Prostate Cancer. He is a practicing urologist in Pennsylvania.

Latest Articles by Justin Harmon, D.O.

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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction, Bladder Problems and Your Prostate

Many men are bothered with urinary problems along with their erectile dysfunction. It has been shown that severe problems with BPH or benign prostatic hypertrophy (the non-cancerous growth of a prostate) can compromise erections. The prostate lives b...

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Priapism - An Erection Lasting Longer than Four Hours

One complication or side effect of any medication for erectile dysfunction is something known as priapism, or a prolonged and painful penile erection lasting for more than four hours. This can be thought of as the body’s inability to reverse an erect...

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The Side Effects of Cialis, Viagra, and Levitra

Are you taking Cialis, Viagra, or Levitra to manage your erectile dysfunction (ED)? Read on to make sure you know the side effects of each medication.

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How ED Drugs Work

In the mid 1990s a new class of medicines arrived that revolutionized the treatment of erectile dysfunction. These medicines are known as the "phosphodiesterase inhibitors. " They led to further understanding of the mechanism of erection or ...

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ED Treatment: The Vaccuum Tumescence Pump or "Penis Pump"

One non-pharmacologic remedy for erectile dysfunction is the penile vacuum tumescence pump or “penis pump.” This device is sold in pharmacies and by prescription from your doctor. The pump is a cylindrical tube that is closed at one end. A pumping de...