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Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Inability to maintain an erection

01/30/2008

Question:

I can always get an erection and most of the time have enjoyable intercourse but about twice a week it just last about five minutes and then I loose it. I am 72 years old and have been married for 50 years. I also have diabeties. I usually have intercourse about 6 or 7 times a week.

Answer:

It sounds like an evaluation is in order to evaluate and treat this.  Please see your primary care doctor or a urologist.

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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