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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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NABH
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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
Sankara Eye Hospital

Sankara Eye Hospital Bangalore, established in March 2008 under the aegis of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Medical Trust, is a super-specialty tertiary eye care hospital equipped with world class technology to provide comprehensive quality eye care services comparable to the.....

Rating :

NABL
Erectile Dysfunction
S L Raheja ( A Fortis Associate ) Hospital

S.L.Raheja (A Fortis Associate) Hospital, Mahim has established a benchmark in healthcare and medical facilities in the neighborhood of Mahim & the western suburbs. Since its inception, the hospital has been equipped with Centers of Excellence in diverse medica.....

Rating :

NABHNABLJCI
Erectile Dysfunction
Apollo Speciality Hospital,Jayanagar

Apollo Hospital Bangalore is a tertiary care flagship unit of the Apollo Hospitals Group. It made a mark in the city of Bangalore in 2007 and is committed to provide quality healthcare and facilities within the reach of every individual. It is a perfect blend of te.....

Rating :

NABH
Erectile Dysfunction
Kohinoor Hospital

Kohinoor Hospital is Asia’s first LEED Platinum Certified hospital and the world’s second LEED Platinum Certified hospital. One of the top hospitals in India and recognised among the best hospitals in Mumbai, Kohinoor Hospital is equipped with the lates.....

Rating :

NABH
Erectile Dysfunction
Asian Bariatrics Obesity Center

Asian Bariatrics, Super Specialty Hospital is the only stand-alone specialty institute in India that deals with all ailments related to obesity and gastrointestinal tract. Finding a solution for a rising displeasure is only innate for .....

Rating :

NABHNABL
Erectile Dysfunction
Fortis Hiranandani Hospital

Established in 2007, Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi is an advanced tertiary care, multi-specialty hospital equipped with 149 beds and spread over an area of 1, 20,000 sq. ft. We possess wealth of medical expertise with the finest talents amongst doctors, nurses.....

Rating :

Erectile Dysfunction
NatureHealz Pvt. Ltd.

Started in 2013, NatureHealz is a Naturopathy firm based in Gurgaon. The focus of the company is on promoting Naturopathy as a way of life. It helps people maintain excellent physical, mental and spiritual health by harnessing the natural healing power of the body .....

Rating :

NABH
Erectile Dysfunction
Global Hospitals,Hyderabad

The Global Hospitals Group is one of India’s fast growing chains of tertiary care multi-super specialty and multi-organ transplant Hospitals. Offering exceptional healthcare services to patients in India and across the globe we hold a dominant presence in Sou.....

Rating :

NABHNABL
Erectile Dysfunction
SHREE KRISHNA HOSPITAL & MEDICAL RESEARCH CENTER

Shree Krishna Hospital & Medical Research Center A world away from the chaos of the main cities and surrounded by 100 acres of lush greenery, Shree Krishna Hospital is an ideal environment for rest and recovery. Today the hospital is ranked among Gujarat's .....

Rating :

NABH
Erectile Dysfunction
Felix Hospital

Formed by a group of eminent doctors and healthcare management professionals, Felix Hospital is well equipped to provide high quality of personalized care to your health & medical needs. The team is proud to be a leading organization in India to focus on end to.....

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

DATUK DR HUSSEIN AWANG
Datuk Dr Hussein Awang

Malaysia

Specialty - Urology & Andrology

DR ASHUTOSH  SINGH
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Specialty - Urology & Andrology

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