Erectile dysfunction, or ED, is a very common sexual condition affecting as many as 30 million men with approximately 3 million cases reported annually.
ED is defined as difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection that are sufficient for sexual intercourse.
Although erectile difficulties can occur from time to time with normal stressors, long-term problems should be discussed with your physician and evaluated for treatment, especially if they cause other symptoms of distress between a man and his partner, decreased confidence or depression.
Treatment options available include oral medications (such as Viagra, Cialis, Levitra), injectable medications (Papaverine, Phentolamine, Alprostadil), intraurethral medication (Muse), Vacuum Erection Devices, testosterone replacement therapy, ultrasound therapy, prosthetic implantation (semi-rigid or inflatable implant).
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