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My husband is a fit and healthy 34yrs old and we have been togethr for 8 years. This has never happened before but For the last 5 weeks, he has been finding it impossible to get an erection, i've tried everything to get him aroused and when he gets an erection its not a full one and it lasts for a minute or less. He also does not ejaculate when he manages to get an a small erection.

He has been to the doctors and done all tests including diabeties and all other tests and the doctor says he is fine healthwise. He drinks occasionally and has stopped drinkig due to this, he is not under any stress so we have ruled stress out and he is not on any medication.

He usually gets an erection every morning but since 5 weeks, he has only gotten an erection once in the morning. I want everthing to be back to normal and he is very worried about this problem.

What do you think could be the problem?


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replied December 6th, 2009
Sexual Health - Men Answer A8267
Hello.

As you have already ruled out any physical causes for your husband's erectile dysfunction, we need to focus on finding out psychological reasons, if any.

When stress and diabetes are ruled out, we should think of psychogenic causes. And to explore the causes, psychodynamic psychotherapy and counseling help a long way. The psychotherapy can be done with both of you as well as individually. This helps you find out if there are any sexual conflicts going on in the mind.

You will also need to reflect back upon your relationship. It is possible that with time, the initial attraction may have waned off a bit. These issues need to be discussed.

If the counseling does not help you will need to find sex therapy experts. Sex therapy techniques devised by Masters and Johnson are effective.

I hope this information helps you.

Regards

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