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Erectile Dysfunction

An erection happens as a result of increased blood flow into the penis. It is usually stimulated by either sexual thoughts or direct contact with the penis. When a man becomes sexually excited, muscles in their penis relax which allows for increased blood flow through the penile arteries.

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to acquire or keep an erection long enough to have sexual intercourse. This condition is also sometimes referred to as impotence. Occasional Erectile Dysfunction is not uncommon. Some men also experience it during times of stress. However, frequent Erectile Dysfunction can be a sign of health problems that need medical treatment.

In some cases, it can also be a sign of emotional or relationship difficulties that may need to be addressed. Some other types of male sexual dysfunction include: premature ejaculation delayed or absent ejaculation as well as lack of interest in sex

Symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction

  • Trouble getting an erection
  • Difficulty maintaining an erection during sexual activities
  • Reduced interest in sex

Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

There are many possible causes for Erectile Dysfunction such as:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Damage from cancer or surgery
  • Injuries
  • Obesity or being overweight
  • Increased age
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship problems
  • Drug use
  • Alcohol use
  • Smoking

 


 


More About Treatment

Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction

The first thing the doctor will do is to make sure that you are getting the right treatment for any health conditions that could be causing or worsening your erectile dysfunction.

Depending on the cause and severity of the erectile dysfunction and any underlying health conditions, there could be various treatment options. The doctor can explain the risks and benefits of each treatment and will consider the patient's preferences. 

ED Treatments
Non-invasive treatments

Non-invasive treatments are often tried first. Most of the best-known treatments for ED work well and are safe. Some of the options are:

  • Oral drugs or pills known as phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitors are most often prescribed in the U.S. for ED (Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, Stendra)
  • Testosterone Therapy (when low testosterone is detected in blood testing)
  • Penile Injections (ICI, intracavernosal Alprostadil)
  • Intraurethral medication (IU, Alprostadil)
  • Vacuum Erection Devices
  • Penile Implants

Surgery
Penile implants are most often placed under anesthesia. If a patient has a systemic, skin, or urinary tract infection, this surgery should be postponed until all infections are treated. If a man is on blood thinners, then he may need to talk with a medical expert about stopping the medications for elective surgery and healing.

Most often, one small surgical cut is made. The cut is either above the penis where it joins the belly, or under the penis where it joins the scrotum. No tissue is removed. Blood loss is typically small. A patient will either go home on the same day or spend one night in the hospital.


FAQ's

What causes Erectile Dysfunction?

There are a number of conditions that can lead to erectile dysfunction in men, some of which are age, medications, obesity and other associated medical conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes

What is the treatment for Erectile Dysfunction?

There is a multitude of options available to treat patients diagnosed with erectile dysfunction. These treatment options include Medications, Injections, and Surgery

What type of surgery is conducted and why?

Men who are unsuccessful or not satisfied with medications and injections often undergo surgery which is a penile implant that is inserted into the penis through surgical intervention.

What happens in the surgical procedure?

In this procedure, the implant is placed in the patient's penis through one tiny incision in the scrotum wherein two cylinders are placed into the erectile chamber.

How long is the recovery time?

After the procedure, the patient will be sore for a few days and full recovery lasts for approximately one month


Range Of Treatment Cost

3000 - 5000 USD

Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction

The first thing the doctor will do is to make sure that you are getting the right treatment for any health conditions that could be causing or worsening your erectile dysfunction.

Depending on the cause and severity of the erectile dysfunction and any underlying health conditions, there could be various treatment options. The doctor can explain the risks and benefits of each treatment and will consider the patient's preferences. 

ED Treatments
Non-invasive treatments

Non-invasive treatments are often tried first. Most of the best-known treatments for ED work well and are safe. Some of the options are:

  • Oral drugs or pills known as phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitors are most often prescribed in the U.S. for ED (Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, Stendra)
  • Testosterone Therapy (when low testosterone is detected in blood testing)
  • Penile Injections (ICI, intracavernosal Alprostadil)
  • Intraurethral medication (IU, Alprostadil)
  • Vacuum Erection Devices
  • Penile Implants

Surgery
Penile implants are most often placed under anesthesia. If a patient has a systemic, skin, or urinary tract infection, this surgery should be postponed until all infections are treated. If a man is on blood thinners, then he may need to talk with a medical expert about stopping the medications for elective surgery and healing.

Most often, one small surgical cut is made. The cut is either above the penis where it joins the belly, or under the penis where it joins the scrotum. No tissue is removed. Blood loss is typically small. A patient will either go home on the same day or spend one night in the hospital.

Frequently Asked Questions

What causes Erectile Dysfunction?

There are a number of conditions that can lead to erectile dysfunction in men, some of which are age, medications, obesity and other associated medical conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes

What is the treatment for Erectile Dysfunction?

There is a multitude of options available to treat patients diagnosed with erectile dysfunction. These treatment options include Medications, Injections, and Surgery

What type of surgery is conducted and why?

Men who are unsuccessful or not satisfied with medications and injections often undergo surgery which is a penile implant that is inserted into the penis through surgical intervention.

What happens in the surgical procedure?

In this procedure, the implant is placed in the patient's penis through one tiny incision in the scrotum wherein two cylinders are placed into the erectile chamber.

How long is the recovery time?

After the procedure, the patient will be sore for a few days and full recovery lasts for approximately one month

Range of Treatment Cost

3000 - 5000 USD

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Erectile Dysfunction

An erection happens as a result of increased blood flow into the penis. It is usually stimulated by either sexual thoughts or direct contact with the penis. When a man becomes sexually excited, muscles in their penis relax which allows for increased blood flow through the penile arteries.

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to acquire or keep an erection long enough to have sexual intercourse. This condition is also sometimes referred to as impotence. Occasional Erectile Dysfunction is not uncommon. Some men also experience it during times of stress. However, frequent Erectile Dysfunction can be a sign of health problems that need medical treatment.

In some cases, it can also be a sign of emotional or relationship difficulties that may need to be addressed. Some other types of male sexual dysfunction include: premature ejaculation delayed or absent ejaculation as well as lack of interest in sex

Symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction

  • Trouble getting an erection
  • Difficulty maintaining an erection during sexual activities
  • Reduced interest in sex

Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

There are many possible causes for Erectile Dysfunction such as:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Damage from cancer or surgery
  • Injuries
  • Obesity or being overweight
  • Increased age
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship problems
  • Drug use
  • Alcohol use
  • Smoking

Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction

The first thing the doctor will do is to make sure that you are getting the right treatment for any health conditions that could be causing or worsening your erectile dysfunction.

Depending on the cause and severity of the erectile dysfunction and any underlying health conditions, there could be various treatment options. The doctor can explain the risks and benefits of each treatment and will consider the patient's preferences. 

ED Treatments
Non-invasive treatments

Non-invasive treatments are often tried first. Most of the best-known treatments for ED work well and are safe. Some of the options are:

  • Oral drugs or pills known as phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitors are most often prescribed in the U.S. for ED (Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, Stendra)
  • Testosterone Therapy (when low testosterone is detected in blood testing)
  • Penile Injections (ICI, intracavernosal Alprostadil)
  • Intraurethral medication (IU, Alprostadil)
  • Vacuum Erection Devices
  • Penile Implants

Surgery
Penile implants are most often placed under anesthesia. If a patient has a systemic, skin, or urinary tract infection, this surgery should be postponed until all infections are treated. If a man is on blood thinners, then he may need to talk with a medical expert about stopping the medications for elective surgery and healing.

Most often, one small surgical cut is made. The cut is either above the penis where it joins the belly, or under the penis where it joins the scrotum. No tissue is removed. Blood loss is typically small. A patient will either go home on the same day or spend one night in the hospital.

What causes Erectile Dysfunction?

There are a number of conditions that can lead to erectile dysfunction in men, some of which are age, medications, obesity and other associated medical conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes

What is the treatment for Erectile Dysfunction?

There is a multitude of options available to treat patients diagnosed with erectile dysfunction. These treatment options include Medications, Injections, and Surgery

What type of surgery is conducted and why?

Men who are unsuccessful or not satisfied with medications and injections often undergo surgery which is a penile implant that is inserted into the penis through surgical intervention.

What happens in the surgical procedure?

In this procedure, the implant is placed in the patient's penis through one tiny incision in the scrotum wherein two cylinders are placed into the erectile chamber.

How long is the recovery time?

After the procedure, the patient will be sore for a few days and full recovery lasts for approximately one month

3000 - 5000 USD

Top Hospitals

Rating :

NABH
Erectile Dysfunction
Fortis Hospital, Noida

Fortis Hospital, Noida is a premier state-of-the-art facility with over 200 beds including 7 operation theatres. The hospital is positioned as a Centre of Excellence in oncology, orthopaedics, neuroscience, liver transplant, kidney transplant, and with a key focus .....

Rating :

NABHJCI
Erectile Dysfunction
Care Hospitals

The CARE Group’s flagship CARE Hospitals, located in Banjara Hills - a prime location in Hyderabad, was set up in the year 2000. Today, t.....

Rating :

NABH
Erectile Dysfunction
Sunshine Global Hospital

The genesis of Sunshine Global Hospital, Surat heralds transparent and trustworthy doctor-patient relationship and its has also put an end to long awaited quest for the multispecialty and tertiary centre in Surat. The .....

Rating :

NABL
Erectile Dysfunction
Sharda Hospital

Sharda Hospital, an state-of-the-art multi superspeciality hospital, offers medical care at par the global excellence. Equipped with all modern facilities and sophisticated equipment, Sharda Hospital provides global comprehensive healthcare as preferred destination.....

Rating :

Erectile Dysfunction
Skin And Hair Clinic

Dr Deepali Bhardwaj Dermatologist & Laser Surgeon - M.B.B.S, D.VDL, M.Phil Cosmetology, M.D. (USAIM) Fellow ACSI (Safdarjung Hospital); IADVL (PGI Chandigarh).Founder & CEO of her own initia.....

Rating :

Erectile Dysfunction
ARMC IVF Fertility Centre

ARMC (Asian Reproductive Centre Private Limited) was founded in June 2009 by establishing its first ever day care fertility centre at Kozhikode, Kerala, India. IVF-ICSI has been a part of the services provided by this centre since its conception. As Managing director of ARMC IVF group of Ferti.....

Rating :

Erectile Dysfunction
Lokmanya Hospital

Welcome to Lokmanya Hospitals We've long been proud of our ability to care for you and your loved ones when illness or injury strikes. Our Healthcare professionals are dedicated, caring and expert at the art of healing. Lokmanya Hospitals is a 300 bedded multis.....

Rating :

Erectile Dysfunction
MaxCure Hospitals

With a legacy of excellence in multi super specialty healthcare, MaxCure Hospitals now extends its services to Hi-tech City & Secretariat. Presenting MaxCure Hospitals, A first-of-its-kind Hospital that brings uniform expertise in all areas of medicine under on.....

Rating :

NABHNABLJCI
Erectile Dysfunction
Medanta -The Medicity

Medanta - the Medicity is one of India's largest multi-super specialty institutes located in Gurgaon, a bustling town in the National Capital Region. Founded by eminent cardiac.....

Rating :

Erectile Dysfunction
SUPURVA HOSPITALS PVT LTD

Hospital Profile Description Currently Not Available

Top Doctors

DR VIKAS  JAIN
Dr Vikas Jain

India

Specialty - Urology & Andrology

DR S V KOTWAL
Dr S V Kotwal

India

Specialty - Urology & Andrology

DR KAMAL  SINGH
Dr Kamal Singh

India

Specialty - Urology & Andrology

DR TANUJ PAUL  BHATIA
Dr Tanuj Paul Bhatia

India

Specialty - Urology & Andrology

DR HARSH  GUPTA
Dr Harsh Gupta

India

Specialty - Urology & Andrology

DR HIRALAL  CHAUDHARI
DR HIRALAL CHAUDHARI

India

Specialty - Urology & Andrology

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