A general physician must be first consulted for symptoms of erectile dysfunction. Depending on the medical history and the exact cause of the problem, the physician will refer you to a specialist.
2. Are there any side effects of using penile pumps?
The use of penile pumps may cause bruising of the penis and ejaculation will be restricted by the band applied following the erection. In addition, the penis might feel cold to the touch.
3. Can erectile dysfunction be prevented?
Yes, ED can be prevented by visiting doctor for regular checkups and medical screening tests for diseases and conditions that can cause erectile dysfunction. One must also keep a check on the risk factors like body weight and alcohol consumption to prevent erectile dysfunction.
4. Do oral ED medications have an aphrodisiac effect?
Oral erectile dysfunction medicines do not have aphrodisiac effect. ED drugs do not cause excitement. They cause erection only on sexual stimulation.
5. Can medications cause erectile dysfunction?
Medications like antihypertensive drugs, antidepressant, antihistamine drugs and diuretics can cause erectile dysfunction. Therefore, it is important for the doctor to check with the patient on the medications that he may be taking.