Tobias S. Kohler, M.D., is a urologist at Mayo Clinic, with specialty interest and fellowship training in men's health. He explains the latest treatments for erectile dysfunction. If erectile dysfunction is an ongoing issue it can cause stress, affect your self-confidence and contribute to relationship problems. Problems getting or keeping an erection can also be a sign of an underlying health condition that needs treatment and a risk factor for heart disease. Sometimes, treating an underlying condition is enough to reverse erectile dysfunction. In other cases, medications or other direct treatments might be needed.
A family doctor is a good place to start when you have erectile problems. See your doctor if:
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