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Is a person with type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure able to have intercourse?

Hi I am in love with a 65 year old man who I am not having sex with due to religious feelings. He just told me he is impotent and does not sound hopeful that a Dr could help him because he has type 2 D iabetes and takes medications for high blood pressure . I am very interested in making love and wonder if he and I can work this out. what do you think? Any hope at all?
Asked On : Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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Critical Care Specialist 's  Response
Hi thanks for your question.
Diabetes and hypertension( increased blood pressure) are no contra indication for intercourse.Infact intercourse helps in reducing blood pressure.Diabetes can cause impotance by causing diabetic neuropathy.Most of antihypertensive (blood pressuring reducing drugs) decrease libido( desire to have sex) .These factors combined with religiuos guilt may your man important.
Hope this answers your question.
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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Emergency Medicine Specialist Dr. Sanjeev Goyal's  Response
There are only five oral drugs approved by the FDA to treat erectile dysfunction: Cialis, Levitra, Staxyn, Stendra, and Viagra. All work by increasing the flow of blood into the penis so that when a man is sexually stimulated, he can get an erection.BUT ALL THESE MEDICINES ARE CONTRAINDICATED IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENT AND MORE THAN 60 YR AGE.
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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