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Possibility of erectile dysfunction post intake of antibiotics - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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User :   hi i have a question. my boyfriend has been unable to hold an erection the last 3 times we've had sex
Doctor :   ok

User :   we've been together for about 4 months and never had a problem
Doctor :  
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User :   he's taking an antibiotic right now and codeine...could that cause it?
Doctor :   why is he taking the antibiotics ?

User :   bronchitis. its amoxycilian
Doctor :   i dont think the drugs like amox or codeine is causing the inability to hold erection
User :   well should he be worried?? what can cause it? it just came out of nowhere
Doctor :   he was normal and suddenly this has happened
User :   yes
Doctor :   this is more of stress related i suppose

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