Impotence / Erectile Dysfunction
Frequently Asked Questions
You have to visit an urologist if you suffer from erectile dysfunction.
2. Are there any side effects of papaverine injection, which is used to produce an erection?
One common side effect of papaverine injection is priapism i.e. the occurrence of persistent painful erection for more than four hours duration in the absence of sexual stimulation.
3. What are the side effects of the alprostadil pellet inserted in the urethra for an erection?
The most common side effects are of alprostadil pellet are-
Aching in the penis, testicles, and area between penis and rectum
Warmth or burning sensation in urethra
Redness due to increased blood flow to the penis
Minor urethral bleeding or spotting
4. Can alternative medicine cure erectile dysfunction?
With your doctors guidance one can try out alternative medicines like-
Nutritional supplements - Amino acid arginine, bioflavonoids, zinc, vitamin C, vitamin E, and flaxseed meal can improve erectile function.
Herbal medicines- Asian ginseng and Ginkgo biloba
Exercise- Aerobic exercises are known to improve erectile dysfunction.