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Difficulty in getting erection. Solution?

Hello Doctor, its been more than 7 years since i ve lost the control over my erection .. i mean i get erection but very rare only if i masturbate it gets hard or when i wake up in the morning i can see n feel the erection but it doesn t stay for long the moment my attention goes to my erection the penis start becoming soft n small.. i need your urgent help in this ...
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

Erection problems can be due to various causes - both medical causes as well as psychological causes. The first and most important step in management of this problem is proper evaluation. This will include a detailed medical, sexual, personal and social history, a thorough physical examination and certain investigations, as per the necessity.

Firstly, we need to find if there are any medical problems like diabetes, high cholesterol, side effects of medication, hormonal problems, vitamin deficiencies, etc. For this, you may need to undergo a few blood tests. Often, psychological causes like performance anxiety, stress, relationship problems, etc. can also contribute to ED.

So, I would advise you to consult a sexologist for a detailed evaluation and further treatment.

Wish you all the best.

Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar
Consultant Psychiatrist
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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