Patient Comments: Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) - Share Your Experience

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Please share you or your partner's experience with erectile dysfunction (impotence). Submit Your Comment

Comment from: KYED_missingahardon, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: July 13

I am currently 46 years old. Over the past 5 or 6 years I have had bouts of erectile dysfunction (ED) but nothing constant. This last year or so it has gotten bad and I cannot stay hard enough to make love to my wife. She can perform oral sex on me and I will get semi-hard and can ejaculate. I can also masturbate and achieve orgasm (however not with an erection). I have tried Viagra, Cialis, Stendra, a pill that dissolves under your tongue and it seems Levitra has worked the best for me. Pumps help also.

Comment from: Wifey, 55-64 Male (Caregiver) Published: October 31

I'm 42 and my husband is 57. Our problem began about six years ago. Pills worked for a while, but now they don't seem to. However, when you keep doing the same thing, you get the same results; taking it and expecting it to work too soon, not talking about it, not following up with the doctor. I'm frustrated in his lack of concern in doing something about this. ED (erectile dysfunction) is destroying our marriage. I'm trying to be understanding and supportive of him. I also feel humiliated with every failed attempt. I miss my old life and my husband.

Comment from: Barry, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: December 16

I felt my sex drive go away, well, I decided to do something about it. I do testosterone (1 mil) once a week and HGC (human chorionic gonadotropins) .20 mg once a week. You need to do your liver test and a blood test, it cost a lot but it's worth it. I am 58 going to be 59 in three months.

Comment from: Wirebirdog, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: November 07

I had ED surgery but developed an infection. The procedure was reversed. It has been over a year.

Comment from: Hellfire, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: May 06

I started not being able to maintain erections at around age 45. Otherwise, I'm in great health – no smoking or drinking, I get regular exercise; I'm very attracted to my wife and to the opposite sex in general. Now I'm 51 and I have almost nothing. I take Cialis if I want to have sex and it works great, but it gives me a pounding headache and it annoys me that I have to use it at all, but that's life, I guess. I am now separated - nothing to do with sex, although it was part of it – and my new girlfriend is 32 and really loves sex, so it's pretty frustrating as far as spontaneity goes.

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