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Erectile Dysfunction

Doctor discusses ED with his patient.
Living With

How to Discuss ED with Your Doctor

Talking about erectile dysfunction can be awkward. Here’s how to discuss ED with your doctor—and what to expect when you do.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D.

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A Real Guy Offers Advice on How to Beat ED

One man shares how erectile dysfunction let him down—until a life-changing treatment raised his spirits and sexual performance.

By Matt McMillen
Couple talking with their doctor or therapist.

What's the Link Between Herpes and Erectile Dysfunction?

Is there any sort of relationship between genital herpes and erectile dysfunction? Could herpes lead to ED? The only link between erectile dysfunction and genital herpes would be psychogenic. Patients with herpetic infections may have anxiety about t...

By Jay Motola, M.D.
Anxious man in bed stressed about erectile dysfunction.
Diagnosis

How Stress and Anxiety Impact Erectile Dysfunction

Some causes of ED can be related to feelings of guilt, shame, or worry. Here’s what you need to know.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D.
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I'm Recently Married and Suffer from Premature Ejaculation. Why?

Question Asked by LILCHICK Premature Ejaculation Pe- Help! Recently Married And Suffering From Pe? I’m Starting Not To Care Abo about anything anymore. Why should I? I don’t feel like he cares about me. My husband and I just had a fight about our sex ...

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I Have White Stuff Coming out of my Penis when I Get an Erection. Why?

Question Asked by chosentbt1 I Have White Stuff Coming Out Of My Penis,when I Get An Erection It Pains At The Bottom Of My Penis i went overseas and slept with a girl and the in the next couple of days it started. Answer Hi Chosentbt1, Here is some i...

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Why Can't Get an Erection Unless I stay on my Back?

Question Asked by oldman Getting Erection,lying On My Back, But Lose It When Changing Posture I am 70 years old. I can get erection when lying on my back. But I lose it when I change posture, like being on top, lying sideways, sitting or standing. An...

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How Can a man Mastubate but Can't Have sex with his wife?

Question Asked by Missing Buddy How Can A Man Mastubate But Can’t Have Intimate Sex With Wife? Answer Hi Missing Buddy, It’s a bit of a phenomenon but it does happen. There is a condition called Situational Erectile Dysfunction that affects younger m...

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Orgasm

Real Talk About Sex After Kidney Cancer

Think your sex life has a shelf life courtesy of kidney cancer? Think again. Here’s what to know before getting back down to business.

By Rachel Zohn
Happy young couple sharing a slice of pizza on the street.
Prevention

What to Eat to Prevent or Improve the Symptoms of ED

Find out what to put on your plate, what to avoid eating, and how these nutrients can help erectile dysfunction.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
Middle aged couple talking to doctor about prescription.
Risk Factors

Erectile Dysfunction: Researchers Identify a Genetic Link

Researchers have identified a specific location in the human genome that’s associated with an increased risk for erectile dysfunction, also called impotence.

By Diane Domina