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Erectile Problems

Keepin it simple, I haven't had a full erection for about 6 months now.

I'm 25, Type 1 Diabetic and having real troubles.
My control of my diabetes is good, not great but still good. I don't smoke, Don't drink regularly and I'm fairly fit.
In the past 6 months I've taken girls back to my place and either had to call it off completely or try to work with what I had. It either doesn't grow at all or it gets to half mast and dies within minutes. I've even tried Viagra and it didn't create a full erection. My doctor thought it was mental but if so, surely it should've worked with the medicine?
Seriously need help now as I've started seeing a girl and it's getting kinda serious and I don't want to have to tell her that we can't have sex because my penis isn't working.
Any ideas would be very much appreciated.

Also, I'm currently working abroad so speaking to my GP isn't feasible right now.

Thanks
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Hey relax. First dont stress. What dosage of viagra did you take? have you tried increasing the dosage? Also try cialis, levitra...One of these might still work for you.

Please do a complete haemogram and a male harmone panel - Total testosterone, free testosterone & prolactin

However, mate, I wont lie. If viagra didnt work for you, there are high chances of something wrong with your plumbing. Go see a doctor at the earliest.
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One possible cause.....There are many men with this issue and it can actually be sleep related. Have you been told that you snore, gasp, or make choking sounds in your sleep? Also, how often do you remember your dreams? If you frequently remember your dreams and get up frequently at night to urinate, you might have a sleep issue. Erectile disfunction can be cause by not getting enough REM (dream) sleep. If you are having any of the listed symptoms that show signs of a sleep disorder, I would suggest getting a sleep study done. Also, elevate the head of the bed that you sleep in 45 degrees and try to sleep on your side. This should reduce the amount of problems you are having as you sleep. If you would like more information, I would do a google search on "Sleep Apnea".

I hope this helps and you get your issue solved soon.
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Hi Matt, so your a diabetic 1 and on drugs yes, sorry to say your chances of getting erections are very low, and thats the truth, you only have to raed up about it, just google type 1 diabeties and ED, you can then see the whole picture of problems guys are having, now if it was type 2, you could get of the drugs and just do the diet and you would be ok, but type 1 you cant do it.
Sorry.
But you could try this, if your g/f is willing to try with you.
The most important information I got from the convention was a method which makes it possible to have inter course with a flaccid or semi erect penis.
The following technique was described at the symposium: The man lies flat on his back, the women straddles him in a half kneeling position, leaning on her left knee, and on the right foot. This gives her room to manipulate with her right hand, She clamps the penis firmly but not to tightly at the base with her thumb and index finger (palm facing the mans body).This causes sufficient firmness to allow insertion. The women then sits firmly upon the penis. This approach permit she a wide range of movement and not only enables a considerable penetration but gives her the opportunity to rub her clitoris against her index finger.
When the erection is complete she may remove her hand and let her partner begin the active coital movement.
If for any reason this method doesn’t not, then the couple should try a special friction technique between a flaccid penis and the clitoris. The man lies flat on his back. The women lies on top of him in a prone superior position. She begins to embrace and kiss him passionately. Then she starts a belly dance movement to stimulate the penis. Later she assumes a position which enables her to rub her clitoris to the soft penis. By kissing her partner and the clitoris friction she will get aroused, which, in turn, will excite her partner. Then he may achieve a partial or full erection.
In the former case she used the clamping technique, and in the latter case she may start coitus by inserting his penis.
It appears that more and more men are losing their ability to have intercourse with a women without her active participation, there is very little a man can do to cure his own impotence and sympathetic woman can do it for him.

What you have read above comes from a 1970 Forum magazine, its from a piece written by Dr Eugene Scheimann, when he went to a swingers convention in Chicago, and this was a small part on impotence/ED, its so us men could have some kind of sex lives before drugs come to the front to overcome ED
Good Luck
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Thanks for the advice, I never remember any of my dreams and I don't sleep well either. I get up at least twice to urinate. I'll look into sleep apnia (apnea) and a study.
Thanks again,
Matt
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I'll speak to my girlfriend and see what she says, and hopefully these techniques will help.\
Thanks also!
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The viagra dosage was a single 100mg Pfizer Viagra tablet. I only have one left but I'll look into the other medicines you mentioned.
Thanks for your advice.
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> I've even tried Viagra and it didn't create a full erection.

I had hypogonadism (low testosterone)  Tried Viagra, didn't help one bit.  Fired my doctor, diagnosed by another doctor, saw an endocrinologist, went on hormones, that helped.

A lot of doctors will see a low normal or slightly below normal testosterone test result and ignore it. They will also ignore patient complaints as well.  Get your testosterone results and lab ranges and post them.

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