Sexual Problems in Men - Treatment

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What is the treatment for sexual problems in men?

The treatment plan depends greatly on the precise cause of the problem. If the cause is psychological, help from a psychiatrist or psychologist can help. The indicated therapy in this case will be cognitive behavioral therapy. Sometimes the treatment will include couples therapy. If the cause of the diminished libido is pharmacological, you can consult your physician and ask if he or she can suggest a medicine without sexual side effects. (It is of note that there won't always be other medication options.) Sometimes, hormonal replacement will be suggested. Talk to your doctor about any changes in libido you have experienced.

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Comment from: bob, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: May 21

I cannot get and maintain an erection. My doctor gave me 100 mg of sildenafil to take one hour before sex, but there is no improvement.

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