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Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Keeping it hard



I have an average size penis, it is 6 in. When I am erect, I go from hard to limp to hard. How is it possible for me to maintain a hard penis? Why is it when I am erect my penis does not stay vertical, its usually pointing semi vertical but to the side?


There are many reasons as to why the penis can go from hard to limp during intercourse. Please see a physician to have this issue evaluated. Also, a slight bend is normal during erections. A curve may not be normal. Again, please see a physician for an evaluation. 

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Response by:

Allen D Seftel, MD Allen D Seftel, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University