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Long standing diabetes and erectile dysfunction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
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User :   i am an 18 yr old male who has been diagnosed with diabetes about 4 yrs ago and i havent seen any real erections for the past 2 and a half weeks
User :   couuld this be because of diabetes or something else
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   cant say
User :   18, male, student, xxxxx, single
Doctor :   long standing diabetes can cause peripheral neuropathy
Doctor :   but it can due to other causes
User :   is ED common in people around age 18
Doctor :   it is unusual to have that problem so early
Doctor :   almost all the males will experience this problem at some point in their lifetime
Doctor :   u need not worry about it
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User :   hello
Doctor :   yes
User :   : i am an 18 yr old male who has been diagnosed with diabetes about 4 yrs ago and i havent seen any real erections for the past 2 and a half weeks couuld this be because of diabetes or something else
Doctor :   Is the diabetes under control
Doctor :   i mean the sugar levels
User :   yea they are ok. not out of control.
Doctor :   How are the night erections
User :   i stay around the 100s and sometimes end up in the 200s
User :   i dont have any
Doctor :   Diabetes is a cause of it
Doctor :   certainly
Doctor :   sometime some medicataions and emotional problems can also cause
User :   at age 18
Doctor :   these
Doctor :   are you diagnosed Type 1 DM
User :   insuin dependent
User :   insulin dependent sorry type 2
Doctor :   IDDM is type 1
Doctor :   insulin dependent
User :   yea sorry
Doctor :   what happens is when the glucose is not under control it effects the nerves and vessels
Doctor :   Erection is a vascular phenomenon
Doctor :   so thus there could be dysfunction
Doctor :   inorder to knwo that you have to get aphysical examination
User :   ok. do you know if its common for people to have erectile dysfunction around my age(18)

Doctor :   No
Doctor :   it is not common
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User :   ok thanks

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