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I am 22 years old and have problem in maintaining erection during sex. While masturbation there seems to be no problem but I am not able to maintain erection during intercourse. I have been facing this problem for over a period of 4 years. Can you help me with this problem?

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Thanks for the question. There are many causes for erection dysfunction in younger men. ED is a complex combination of psychological, neurologic, hemodynamic, mechanical or hormonal components. Due to stress and performance anxiety may cause psychological dysfunction, it may vary from partner and circumstances, also most common in younger men having morning erectile problem. Depression and smoking or consumption of alcohol also may cause erectile problem. Neurologic problems in brain or spinal cord may also lead to erection problems, but they usually occur with problems in urination and defection. Due to high BP, diabetes and cholesterol levels may also cause these problems. Hormonal problems like thyroid hormones and due to low testosterone may also result in erection problems. It would be better to consult a urologist, as they are the experts in erectile dysfunction. It would be better to consult a doctor to know about the root cause of the problem. There are many natural ways to improve erection problems. You could do regular exercise and eat healthy food which can boost your nitric levels. Enhancing your nitric levels might help you to overcome this problem. There are many drugs available foe erectile problem, it would be best to consult your doctor about which one can be taken. I hope the provided information is helpful.

Dr. John Monheit
Category: Family Physician-GP
Residecny: North Colorado Family Medicine
Medical School: The Chicago Medical Center
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