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Weak erections in a diabetic - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Erectile Dysfunction
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   HELLODOCTOR
Doctor :  
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Please proceed
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with your questions
User :   can i have chat with diabetologist
Doctor :  
I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   Actually i am a diabetic patient since from 14 years Now my age is 29 years
Doctor :   Was it Type 1 Diabetes or Type 2
User :   its s heridatory
Doctor :   Ok is it Type 1 Diabetes or Type 2

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Both can be hereditary
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Ok let us continue with the question
User :   i dont know exactly but iam Taking insulin
Doctor :   Ok Type 1 ( Insulin Dependent one)
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Ok so how are you managing the Blood sugar levels
User :   Actually i have a doubt regarding sexual life
Doctor :  
Ok
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Please proceed
User :   Recent reports shows that fasting 110 and PP 148
Doctor :  
Good
User :   I have got married last year
User :   but i can not do sex more than 5 to 10 minutes
User :   can i use viagra pills?
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5 to 10 minutes each time?
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Do you mean the actual penetrative sex ?
User :   yes, but erection comes very rarely
User :   no, not actuall penetrative
Doctor :  
Do you mean along with fore play ?
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So you have good desire but the erection is not proper and strong, is it?
User :   and also penis not enlarging as much
User :   before foreplay it self i getting weak
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Ok
User :   and my wife wants it more
Doctor :  
Do you mean you have no erection or weak erections?
User :   weak erections
User :   and also penis to be enlarged
Doctor :  
Did you test if you have proper hard on erections while sleeping?
User :   No
Doctor :  
The point of taking Viagra pills for your problem is a decision to be taken by your treating Doctor
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Since the Viagra is not free from Side effects
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More over certain populations should not take Viagra
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In your case it might be taken but only after consultation with yoru treating Doctor
User :   then is there any other option
Doctor :  
Diabetes cause two kinds of problems , Erectile dysfunction and Retrograde ejaculation as pa
User :   sir, actually my treating doctor is lady so i feel little shy to explain her
Doctor :   You have to discuss about this with the Doctor
Doctor :  
You should not feel shy, or you can ask your wife to discuss this issue with your Doctor
Doctor :   Diabetes cause two kinds of complications

User :   sir or can i have a chat with diabetolist now
Doctor :   I know you are anxious
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but without proper physical examinatin
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no doctor can tell you if you can take Viagra or not
User :   can i take viagra for atleast once in a week or month
Doctor :  
Yeah you may take it after an opinion from Diabetologist
Doctor :  
Since it is a prescription drug I cannot suggest you online with out examination

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