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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
User :   HI
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   in continuation, i wish to inform that i am not able to have proper sex with my wife for the past one yeardue to erection problem. please advise me
User :   doctor,why no response?
Doctor :   please describe your symptom in detail.
Doctor :   i will need to ask you few more questions to understand cause for your problem.
Doctor :   shall I proceed?
User :   I am not able to erect my penis well.ok?
User :   ask
Doctor :   please provide your age, height, weight, details of past medical illness and treatment if any.
Doctor :   are you able to achieve an erection?
Doctor :   if yes, how long are you able to sustain it?
User :   58,175cms.85kg,heart byepass surgery done,once in a week i have sex,for a few minutes
User :   anything more?
Doctor :   do you have early morning erections (apart from having intercourse)?
Doctor :   are you able to achieve an erection?
User :   no
Doctor :   if yes, how long are you able to sustain it?
User :   i said no
Doctor :   do you have night time erections (apart from having intercourse)?
User :   no
Doctor :   are you on any medications at present?
Doctor :   were you able to have satisfied intercourse before this one year?
User :   yes-imdur,biselect,aspirin,urimax(stopped from 2 days)
User :   yes, i was.
User :   nikoran also
Doctor :   ok. your BMI is increased to 27.8 suggesting you to be overweight. it could be one of the reasons for the erection problem
User :   any remedy?
Doctor :   others could be effects of the medications. since when you are taking these medications?
User :   6 yrs
Doctor :   when was the heart byepass surgery done?
User :   2004
Doctor :   was any new medication added in this last 1 years time?
Doctor :   is there history of diabetes in family?
User :   urimax,soliten(now stopped from 2 days) they are for prostate enlargement
User :   no diabetics
Doctor :   after 50 years of age, men do seem to have problems with erection and ejaculation. sometimes being overweight is a reason, and weight loss can help in solving the problem
User :   no medicine?
Doctor :   other reason includes male menopause or andropause, and getting a testosterone level test done
Doctor :   would confirm if levels are diminishing
Doctor :   so once the cause is confirmed, the treatment can be proceeded
Doctor :   if testosterone levels are found to be diminished,
User :   whom to consult or where to have the test?
Doctor :   then supplements should be taken to overcome the problem
Doctor :   consult an Urologist for the problem
Doctor :   and getting the test done
Doctor :   aim at weight loss
Doctor :   your weight should not be more than 75 kgs for your height
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