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I have erectional dysfunction problem it has been with me

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I have erectional dysfunction problem it has been with me for over 25yrs,have had medical treatment no change.have had many pills over the counter.I even now notice that my penis is very small,I cannot get or maintain and erection at anytime even when I am trying to have intercourse it is just hopeless. .I am age 66yrs,and have diabets and high blood pressure.can you send help my way as I am missing out on life and its enjoyment
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

This is Dr. David

many years of diabetes can cause damage to nerves and cause loss of erections.

do you have type 2 diabetes? this comes from being overweight.

are you overweight?

you have to loose weight with diet and exercise to reverse diabetes to help your erections.

has your doctor talked to you about stomach bipass surgery or barriatric surgery to help you loose weight?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 months ago.

Thanks for this question

You need to see a urologist and get the nerves and arteries supplying the penis with blood and sensation tested

also prostate examination

testosterone

get all of that checked