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Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

Erectile dysfunction treatment is available for a wide range of ages of men. The treatment options available for you will depend on your age, the overall health and the core issue that is causing the problem. While it can feel embarrassing for some people to talk about erectile dysfunction, if you recognize that there may be an issue, you should schedule the necessary appointment with a doctor in order to get the treatment you need.

Urgent Care for Erectile Dysfunction

Many urgent care centers can provide immediate attention and treatment for erectile dysfunction. Urgent care for erectile dysfunction is an option that is available many people, especially patients of the Metro Urgent Care network.

Before a doctor can suggest any type of erectile dysfunction treatment, they will need you to complete an erectile dysfunction test. This allows doctors to assess exactly what is at the source of the issue, which will then allow them to provide a more accurate form of treatment for erectile dysfunction.

For example, a test may help to source the problem down to physical or mental causes.

Physical causes can include the following:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Obesity
  • Damage to nerves
  • Damage to arteries
  • Lack of exercise
  • Drinking
  • Smoking
  • Medication conflicts
  • And more

Mental/emotional causes can include the following:

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • And more

It’s important to be as honest as possible in order to get the most accurate erectile dysfunction treatment. The last thing you want to do is get a form of treatment that is not effective, resulting in you having to take another test and get a different form of treatment. This will only cost you more time and money in the long run.

Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

Types of erectile dysfunction treatment that are available are varied, depending on a variety of factors (age, cause of the issue, overall health, etc.). Below are just a few types of treatment for erectile dysfunction that you can ask your doctor about:

  • Vacuum devices
  • Penile Implants
  • Erectile dysfunction surgery
  • Alprostadil
  • Testosterone replacement therapy
  • Medication: Cialis, Levitra, Staxyn, Viagra
  • Counseling or therapy
  • Surgery

The type of treatment that is best for you will vary from person to person, which is why it’s important to schedule a visit with a medical professional. He or she will be able to administer tests that assess the cause of the issue, in order to better recommend a solution.

In many cases, treatment is coupled with various lifestyle changes in order to improve the effectiveness of treatment. In some cases, the lifestyle changes themselves can treat erectile dysfunction:

  • Exercise more and stay active.
  • Create and stick to a balanced diet.
  • Maintain a regular sleeping schedule.
  • Avoid or quit smoking.
  • Reduce the amount of alcohol that is consumed.
  • Keep an eye on medication, symptoms, and conflicts between different medications.

Contact us today at Metro Urgent Care to learn more about erectile dysfunction and the treatment options we have available. We welcome walk-in patients, so if you are ever experiencing erectile dysfunction and want to get results as quickly as possible, stop in today.

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