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Causes of Impotence

So far you've indicated that you don't take medications, and don't use alcohol or drugs.

Okay, that's helpful and suggests other factors may be contributing to your impotence.

Several medical conditions can lead to impotence. One of the most common is diabetes. Diabetes may affect your ability to have an erection by damaging both blood vessels and nerves in the penis.

Do you have diabetes?

Yes, I have diabetes.

No, I do not have diabetes.

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