Diagnosis of Erection Problem

The real reason for erection problem whether psychological or organic/physical, can be determined with physical examinations and tests.1

Correct diagnosis should be made first in order to provide appropriate treatment. Your doctor may first want to listen to your extensive sexual, medical and psychosocial history in order to diagnose erection problem. Your doctor may want to consult with your partner. After that, possible dysfunctions are revealed with physical examination. Cardiovascular and nervous systems and sexual organs are examined.1

Your doctor may ask you to complete certain tests and examinations in order to diagnose erection problem:1

  • Blood test
  • Vascular evaluation
  • Sensory/Nervous Examination
  • Certain other tests
Reference:
  1. Safarinejad MR, Hosseini SY. Erectile Dysfunction: Clinical Guidelines (1). Urology Journal 2004;1(3):133-147.

Warning: The information provided here is general. It may be misleading to make diagnosis, prognosis or to draw conclusions based on this information. Physical examination must be conducted by a physician.

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