Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Causes of Impotence
So far you've indicated that you don't take medications, don't use alcohol or drugs, don't have diabetes, haven't had pelvic surgery, haven't had spinal cord or nerve injury, and don't have symptoms of a hormonal problem.
Difficulty with erections can also be caused by stress, depression, anxiety or other psychological factors. Common triggers for difficulty with erections can include
distance or strain in the relationship between you and your partner
job or family related stress
fear or worries about sex or intimacy
anxiety about sexual performance
worries about your body image.
Do you feel that stress or other psychological factors may be affecting your sexual performance?
- Abdomen and Pelvis
- See also
- Acid Reflux Treatment
- Blood in the Urine in Men
- Causes of Impotence
- Colon Cancer Screening
- Constipation in Adults
- Difficulty Passing Urine
- Intestinal Gas Guide
- Loss of Control of Urine in Men
- Lumps or Pain Within the Scrotum
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Painful or Frequent Urination in Men
- Penis Pain, Sores, Discharge or Lumps
- Rectal Bleeding
- Rectal Pain or Itching
- Recurring Abdominal Pain
- Sexual Problems in Men
- Treatment of Impotence
- Understanding New and Severe Abdominal Pain
- Understanding PSA
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