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Erectile Dysfunction in Jacksonville, FL

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What Is Erectile Dysfunction (ED)?

Erectile dysfunction, commonly referred to as ED, is a men’s health condition that describes the inability to attain or maintain an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse. Though everyone experiences some difficulty with erections every now and then, ED is a recurring problem and occurs on a more progressive basis. It may indicate other types of underlying health issues and should be evaluated by a urologist.

Board-certified urologists Dr. Ahmad Kasraeian and Dr. Ali Kasraeian are among the foremost experts in erectile dysfunction in Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach, FL. Our ED specialists take a compassionate, discrete approach to evaluating ED concerns and helping patients determine an ideal treatment option. If you or a family member has issues with erectile dysfunction, it may be time to get help from a urologist. Call Kasraeian Urology to learn more about this condition or to reserve a confidential consultation today.

What are the benefits of Erectile Dysfunction Treatment?

We understand that erectile dysfunction is a sensitive subject, and our ED experts will handle your concerns with the utmost respect while helping you find relief. Erectile dysfunction treatment can provide numerous physical and emotional benefits to those who are suffering. Some potential advantages include:

  • Ability to have an erection when desired
  • Heightened sexual desire and pleasure
  • Improved self-image and confidence
  • Reduced anxiety related to sexual performance
  • Potential for stronger relationships with partners due to greater satisfaction in the bedroom
  • Multiple options for treatment, ranging from oral medications to small, minimally-invasive procedures

Who is a Candidate For Erectile Dysfunction Treatment?

Candidates for erectile dysfunction treatment at Kasraeian Urology are those with a persistent inability to maintain an erection for sexual intercourse. Our team members will perform a comprehensive men's health evaluation to determine the underlying cause of your ED symptoms. During this assessment, we review your medical history, lifestyle and habits, and any medications you are currently taking. We also consider your overall health, mental well-being, and any physical changes to your body (such as weight gain or loss) before recommending a way to move forward.

What Causes Erectile Dysfunction, and WHo is at Risk?

There are two possible reasons men experience erectile dysfunction: physical and emotional. Common physical causes of ED include underlying health conditions like diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and other cardiovascular issues. Emotional factors also play a role in the development of ED symptoms. Stress, anxiety, and depression are known to contribute to this condition. Additional causes include:

  • Drug use
  • Tobacco use
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Lack of exercise
  • Decreased testosterone
  • Certain medications

Several factors may increase your risk of erectile dysfunction, including:

  • Age (men over 50 are more susceptible to ED)
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Sleep disorders

What to Expect During Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

At Kasraeian Urology, we understand the impact ED can have on self-esteem, relationships, and your general well-being. Drs. Kasraeian will perform a comprehensive assessment to help identify the cause of ED or discover factors that may be contributing to the condition. During a consultation, our team will review your medical history and talk with you privately about your concerns. We may order diagnostic testing, such as blood work, hormone assessments, or ultrasounds. One of our distinguished urology specialists can then select the best treatment option for your needs and lifestyle

What is REcovery Like After Erectile Dysfunction Treatment?

Recovery and healing after erectile dysfunction treatment is relatively short depending on the type of procedure involved. It’s important to follow all instructions provided by our men's health specialists in Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach, FL, as this will help ensure successful results and reduce your risk of recurrence. Remember to attend all follow-up appointments so our team can monitor your progress. During this time, we may recommend lifestyle changes to help you manage your condition and maintain healthy blood flow.

Erectile Dysfunction FAQs

Can erectile dysfunction go away on its own?

Without professional treatment, erectile dysfunction can persist and even worsen over time. Our team of urologists in Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach, FL, specializes in diagnosing and managing ED. Rest assured that with proper management and treatment, most cases of ED can be reversed.

How do you address erectile dysfunction?

Drs. Kasraeian can develop a personalized treatment plan that includes medications, lifestyle modifications, or minimally-invasive procedures depending on your individual needs. These solutions are only presented after thoroughly assessing and discussing your ED symptoms. We make sure to explain the benefits and risks of each available option in detail.

Does insurance cover ED treatment?

It depends on your specific insurance plan. Kasraeian Urology will be happy to review your coverage options and help you understand what costs your insurance provider may or may not cover. Our administrative staff is here to help you navigate the insurance process, so please don’t hesitate to ask.

Can ED be treated without medication?

Drs. Kasraeian understand that everyone's preferences and needs are unique. For men who are interested in non-medical treatment for ED, there are a number of potential options available. We will work closely with you to identify a treatment course that offers the best chance of ED symptom relief balanced with your desire for avoiding the use of medication.

Can I take ED medication if I have high blood pressure?

Certain ED medications may interact with high blood pressure medications or pose risks to patients with hypertension. Dr. Kasraeian can assess your specific health condition and prescribe a suitable treatment plan that minimizes potential complications. It is essential that you consult with your healthcare provider before starting, stopping, or adjusting any medication, including medications for ED and/or hypertension.

Am I too young for ED treatment?

While ED is more common in men 50 and over, men of almost any age can develop erectile problems for a variety of reasons. Regardless of your age, our team is here to help you regain your sexual function and satisfaction.

Get the Help you Need for Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is a treatable condition and does not have to interfere with your health and happiness. Get help from board-certified urologists Dr. Ahmad Kasraeian and Dr. Ali Kasraeian by scheduling a private telemedicine or in-person consultation at one of our Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach, FL locations. Call Kasraeian Urology today for more on insurance coverage, treatment costs, and to book your appointment today.

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