How To Determine If You Have Erectile Dysfunction (ED).
Indication that a man is suffering from erectile dysfunction is the inability to have a firm erection 25% or more of the time. Many men experience some trouble with erections and this may not be an issue. Meanwhile, when it interferes persistently with your sexual life, you can have erectile dysfunction. It is imperative to seek the help of medical expert if erectile dysfunction is suspected because it can indicate the presence of another serious medical problem.
How to Diagnose Erectile Dysfunction
– Visit Your Doctor
It is very important to visit your doctor if you have repeated problem in maintaining an erection when having sexual intercourse. Your doctor can help you to identify the roots of your problem and be able to diagnose underlying medical conditions such as heart disease and diabetes.
– Try To Answer Any Question From your Doctor
Do not feel shy or ashamed when you get to your doctor. Make sure you are able to give the right answer to any doctor’s question to you about your sex life and emotional health and as well as about any medical conditions you might be going through. According to the National Kidney and Urological Diseases information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC), a doctor might want to talk to your sex partner hence, it is very important to be honest with your doctor so that he will be able to gather the best information that can provide quick solution to your problem.
– Release Yourself to be Tested
Try as much as you can to release yourself for test as recommended by your doctor. The test may include ultrasound so as to monitor your blood flow, testing of the nerves in the area, dynamic infusion cavernosometry and cavernosography. These are the procedure using a coloured dye to detect issues with blood flow performed with an anaesthetic and a nocturnal tumescence test to help determine if the man can get normal erections in non-sexual situations. Other tests include examination to find physical or hormonal issues and blood tests to check testosterone and other levels.
Majority of men suffering from ED feel embarrassed to share their problems with anyone even their sex partner. But merely sharing with your doctor can put an end to all your erectile dysfunction problems. Your doctor is ever ready to attend to your need to make sure that you are perfectly sound in your sexual need because this is a sensitive case which is very difficult to share. Just visit your family doctor and let him know your problem. Erectile dysfunction can leave you impotent for life if you leave it untreated. Besides, some other problem could set in if not treated due to the psychological effect.