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Had decompression surgeries for chiari malformation. Why i am not able to have a good erection?

I have chiari malformation have had 2 decompression surgeries. I also have a neck and back fusion. i always feel dizzy always in pain my whole body hurts and every joiny evrrything cracks and this is post neck fusion everything is so sensitve to touch also. lastley i am having erection problems all the time and itis embarrassing. i either am horny cant get it up or hard enough. or in the middle of intercourse i loose erection and i am very horny. not sure what is wrong
Asked On : Wed, 30 Jan 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013
Thank you for posting your query.

Spinal cord does carry nerve fibres for erection and ejaculation. So, if there are significant damage to the cervical cod, losing erection is a possibility. However, since you are getting erection (though not sustained), it could be related to psychological factors, stress, etc. A clinical examination would be helpful.
Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad
Answered: Sun, 14 Jul 2013
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