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Suggest treatment for erectile dysfunction

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Posted on Tue, 29 Sep 2015
Question: What is the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
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Answered by Dr. Divakara (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Need to treat the cause.

Detailed Answer:
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Greetings from Dr Divakara P
Thanks for posting your query.

The treatment depends on the cause of erectile dysfunction. Some of the common causes are ,

1. Diabetes.
2. Prostate Enlargement.
3. Heart problems.
4. Problems in low back affecting the low back nerves.
5. Low testosterone levels.

In this regard I would like to advise you to get the following tests done and revert back with reports.

Fasting and postprandial blood sugars, TSH, Ultrasound pelvis and scrotum, Serum testosterone levels.

Once the cause is corrected Erectile dysfunction will resolve automatically.

Hope this information was useful to you.
Any clarification feel free to ask.
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Brief Answer: Need to treat the cause. Detailed Answer: Hi Greetings from Dr Divakara P Thanks for posting your query. The treatment depends on the cause of erectile dysfunction. Some of the common causes are , 1. Diabetes. 2. Prostate Enlargement. 3. Heart problems. 4. Problems in low back affecting the low back nerves. 5. Low testosterone levels. In this regard I would like to advise you to get the following tests done and revert back with reports. Fasting and postprandial blood sugars, TSH, Ultrasound pelvis and scrotum, Serum testosterone levels. Once the cause is corrected Erectile dysfunction will resolve automatically. Hope this information was useful to you. Any clarification feel free to ask.