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Erectile dysfunction, 26 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I doubt from past few weeks I am suffering from Erectile Dysfunction..
Can you please help understanding this problem..
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem.
User :   Last 2 months
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Give me your age?
User :   26
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Before two months you had good erection right?
User :   yes, look till now I don't have a sexual experience, what I used to do is Masterbation - there only currently I am facing this problem
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Are you married now?
User :   No, but engaged..we both have tried it, but from my side it was not successful because of this problem - my marriage is in next february
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Did you try to masturbate after that, as one of the cause for ED is feeling nervous about sex,
User :   I have masterbated after that incident, it happened fine...But there also I felt about not so strong erection
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   It explain the causes for ED.
Doctor :   1) Stress, anxiety or depression.
Doctor :   2) Alcohol and tobacco use.
Doctor :   3) Atherosclerosis.
Doctor :   4) medications, such as antidepressants
Doctor :   5) Fatigue
Doctor :   6) Brain or spinal-cord injuries.
Doctor :   7) Feeling so self-conscious that you can't enjoy sex.
Doctor :   8) Thinking that your partner is reacting negatively to you.
Doctor :   Do you fall in any of these conditions?
User :   Only Tobacco - I smoke regularly - not a chain smoker, but 6-7 per day...Another is stress is there because of type of work in IT industry...
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   These two are the main reasons for ED.
Doctor :   Give me your height and weight?
User :   One more thing, during foreplay, my erection was actually fine - but during penetration it was the problem I faced, we have tried it couple of times now & facing the same issue...
User :   Height: 5.8
User :   Weight: 65 Kg
Doctor :   Are you able to enter your partner?
User :   No, just when I have tried to enter, I lost the erection, not completely but it was not enough to penetrate
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I thought of taking drugs like Viagra/cialis/levitra - but will it be helpful?
Doctor :   Most common reason for ED is psychological.
Doctor :   Those medications come with many side effects, Should be taken only after a through check up.
User :   any herbal medicine?
Doctor :   You have to find the cause and then proceed for the treatment, Is not aware of any herbal preparations.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   what kind of tests are useful to do?
Doctor :   First you need to consult a sexologist, they will decide, on which way you should proceed.
User :   Thanks doctor, I'll certainly do the same
User :   bye doctor, have a nice day...
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now.
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