Conditions and Treatments

What is erectile dysfunction or impotence?

It is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection to complete a satisfactory sexual encounter.

At what age could you start to have problems with erectile function?

There is no specific age to start noticing problems, however, around 40% of men over 40 have ever had symptoms of erectile dysfunction.

What are the symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction

The first symptoms can be subtle, such as the absence of complete stiffness after achieving an erection or the loss of spontaneous erections while we sleep, which are very important for the health of the penis.

What is the cause of Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction can be the result of many factors, including:

 

  • Psychological problems
  • Chronic diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure
  • Poor diet or lack of exercise
  • Obesity or being overweight
  • Use of certain types of medications or drugs
  • Hormonal problems and / or low testosterone
  • Prostate problems
  • Cardiovascular problems
  • Reproductive organ (penis) problems
  • Surgeries (prostate, colon, rectum, back)

Who requires treatment for Erectile Dysfunction?

Any patient who suffers from problems, and wants to improve their health and regain a full sexual life, is a candidate for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

How is Erectile Dysfunction diagnosed?

Like any disease, there are different degrees of dysfunction. To determine the severity of the disease, they are used from questionnaires about erectile capacity, to evaluations of the penis using ultrasound machines.

What treatment options are there?

Depending on the type and severity of erectile dysfunction, the treatments will be personalized for each patient, according to their comfort and their needs. Among the treatments we have are:

  • Suction Machines (VED)
  • Oral medications (Sildenafil, Tadalafil, etc.)
  • Injectable drugs
  • Intraurethral suppositories
  • Hormone replacement Penile prosthesis
If you think you have any symptoms of erectile dysfunction, we are here to help you discreetly and confidentially.

What happens if I don't treat my Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction problems are usually progressive. Most of the time, if a patient does not seek help, he is at risk of losing the size and thickness of the penis, due to the loss of elasticity of the erectile tissue. Furthermore, some patients are at risk for Peyronie’s disease, which arises from micro-fracture scars, which can cause penile curvature and worsen erectile function.

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