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Sexual Problems in Men


Sexual function is controlled in part by nerves that travel from the spinal cord through the pelvis into the genitals. Damage to these nerves can result in difficulty with orgasms.

Common causes of nerve and spinal cord injury include

  • damage to the spinal cord from trauma, disc problems or surgery

  • multiple sclerosis

  • radiation treatment for prostate cancer, rectal cancer, bladder cancer or other tumors.

Have you had any of these conditions that may produce nerve or spinal cord damage?

Yes, I've had one of these conditions.

No, I have not.

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