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Unable to achieve hard erection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Erectile Dysfunction
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   hi
User :   I am 27 yrs old
User :   and getting married in next 4 months
User :   recetnly i have noticee that I am not getting proper erection
User :   can you pls help me
Doctor :   could you describe what problems you are encountered with erection?
User :   i am just getting semi erection
Doctor :   do you mean to say that you are not able to acheive a hard erection?
User :   yes
User :   exacctly
Doctor :   or do you mean to say that it goes flaccid soon?
Doctor :   are you in habit of masturbating?
User :   it even doesnt reach proper erection
User :   and as soon as it starts erecting
Doctor :   if yes please give the frequency per week
User :   it again come back to normal stage
User :   masturbating frequecy is not very defined
User :   but 2-3 times a week
User :   sometimes goes upto 5 times
Doctor :   ok. do you get early morning erections?
User :   no
Doctor :   do you get night time erections?
User :   no
Doctor :   is there any problems associated with erection?
User :   am not getting a proper erection at all
Doctor :   is there any problems associated with ejaculation?
User :   i didn't get your last question
User :   ejacuation is not a problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   but of course it is premature ejacuation
Doctor :   then follow these steps to resolve your problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   1) get an examination and evaluation done by an urologist
Doctor :   2) go ahead with testosterone level estimation after examination
Doctor :   3) eat a good diet rich in zinc containing foods like: green leafy veg, nuts, pulses etc
Doctor :   4) if tests reveal deficiency of testosterone as the cause, then supplements would be prescribed by the treating urologist
Doctor :   5) practice the start, stop and squeeze technique, it will help in prolonging the erection and delaying ejaculation
Doctor :   avoid masturbation more than 2-3 times a week
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   is there any medicine that I could take in parellel to what you have advised
Doctor :   medication use can be decided based on the examination and test results
Doctor :   as th ecause fopr teh problem will be evident
User :   ok
Doctor :   since the exact cause is not known, medications use cannot be commented upon
User :   fine
Doctor :   is there anything you would like to ask me?
User :   thats all
User :   thanks a lot for your advise
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
User :   bbyee
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