I have ED and I am using Androgel to help me get an erection. My question is, " will it cause an erection"?
2 Mar 2011
I believe that depends on whether or not your ED is being caused by low T or something else. I have suffered many ill effects of low-T from emotional mood swings, low energy and decreased ability to perform sexually (ED). For me, I would say it definately helps with erections yet I find cialis helps with sustained erectile ability. An important note to remember, is testosterone can be converted to estrogen more readily in overweight men acutally backfiring the goal of restoring our masculine mojo. Also, I find the application site impacting its effectiveness. Good luck.
11 May 2011
I believe the answer is "No, Androgel will not CAUSE an erection." Erection is a function of blood filling the inflatable sacks within the penis, causing it to swell. There are other drugs for treating this (Cialis, as mentioned above, and Viagra, Lavitra, to name a few) that open the blood vessles, allowing more filling faster, and also, having the blood trapped in those sacks due to blood pressure.
However, some doctors may be prescribing Androgel to assist in the increase of desire and libido... and this may be reflected in an erection or more frequent erections.
26 Nov 2011
According to my healthcare provider increased Testosterone will definitely cause erections. So the answer to your question is unequivocally is YES. She stated it will affect both the frequency and longevity of erections as though I was 18 again. Personally I have been on Testosterone Therapy for only a couple of weeks and haven't had these benefits yet but I was told it would take some for my T levels to rise.
- AndroGel Information for Consumers
- AndroGel Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of AndroGel (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
What effect does AndroGel have on a 68 yr old female from hugging the bare skin of an AndroGel user?
My boyfriend uses AndroGel and I hug him a few minutes after application. What effect should it have on me?
1 answer • 29 Oct 2010
1 answer • 24 Nov 2011
It is reassuring to hear that transdermal T gels (Androgel, Testogel and Testim) can significantly improve sexual function. Specifically, I would ...
1 answer • 9 Nov 2014