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Abdominal hernia, have difficulty in holding erection. Normal blood test, testosterone level. Cause of ED?

I have a problem with keeping an erection . I am 40.5 9. 180 lbs and in good health. Also i had a complete blood test done that shows nothing abnormal. My testastarol level is normal evrything seem to be normal. However, i have a abdomen hernia(may be more then one )that goes down close to my right testical. Is it posible that the hernia is causing the ED by putting pressure on the blood vassel ? Thank you,ROMEO
Asked On : Sat, 19 May 2012
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erectile dysfunction (ED), is the inability to maintain an erection, and is usually a symptom of a disease, rather than a problem on its own. Unlike most hernias that are possible causes of impotence, an indirect inguinal hernia is a direct cause of ED; in this case, the hernia becomes strangulated, and descends into the groin. Surgery releases the protrusion and prevents further damage from the strangulated hernia, relieving impotence.Consult your doctor regarding ED medications.

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