Erectile Dysfunction Archives

Low sexual desire in men

The intensity of sexual desire in healthy men and women differs from one person to the other. Hypoactive desire, which affects millions of people worldwide, is probably the most underestimated, neglected, undefined, difficult to evaluate and treat, and frustrating sexual disorder. Health care providers are faced with a plethora of clinical studies on various other [...]

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Premature ejaculation diagnosis

An accurate diagnosis based on careful analysis of the various potential biological or psychosocial factors in ejaculatory dysfunction can generally be achieved by taking a meticulous medical and sexual history, followed by a proper physical examination. When PE is suspected, the most important facets of the sexual history are estimated intravaginal latency prior to ejaculation, [...]

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Prosthesis surgery postoperative follow-up

After implantation surgery, the patient is likely to experience variable levels of discomfort, with possible penile and scrotal swelling. Moderate to marked discomfort may last four to six weeks. A brief or bandage is used to hold the penis up on the lower abdomen; if the prosthesis is an inflatable, it is kept fully or [...]

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PDE-5 inhibitors failure

A failure with PDE-5 inhibitors may be due to such factors as the patient's age; the nature, etiology, and severity of his sexual dysfunction; improper use of the drug; gradual decrease in the response of the cavernous tissues to chronic use of the medication; a low serum testosterone level; or smoking, among other possibilities. One [...]

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How to choose better urologist

No man who suspects he has ED, or has been previously diagnosed with ED, should proceed with any form of ED treatment before consulting a physician with expertise in this area - preferably a urologist - for a complete medical evaluation to detect any medical conditions causing or contributing to his sexual dysfunction. In choosing [...]

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