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Since prostate and hernia surgeries, I’m having trouble staying hard…what can I do?

I’ve had several prostate surgeries and hernia repairs. During the last hernia repair, the right testicle needed to be removed. Now my erections are inconsistent – sometimes they’re fine, and sometimes I’ll only last a minute. And when I have sex, I have a burning sensation in my groin area on the right side. I am 50 years old and too young to give up on sex. What can I do?

What techniques can I try to get over my anxiety-related erectile dysfunction?

My wife and I are in our 20s and we’ve been married for 9 weeks. She was the first person I ever had sex with, and we had great sex up until a couple weeks ago. I will be in the mood, and get an erection. We start having sex, she gets on top...and then all of a sudden, I lose my erection. When it happened once, I started worrying about it happening all the time. I know it’s psychological, not physical...are there some techniques we can try?

What’s the link between erectile dysfunction and heart disease?

I’ve read that men with ED are more likely to develop heart disease. What’s the connection?

I’m a diabetic…how can I prevent ED?

Does diabetes cause erectile dysfunction? I’m a diabetic, but I’d like to do what I can to prevent ED. Any suggestions?

I’m uncircumcised. What can I do to keep my penis clean?

I am uncircumcised and have an adhesion so that my foreskin doesn't pull back all the way. Sometimes I get a yellowish lumpy gunk discharge that smells pretty bad under my foreskin. What is this, and what can I do to keep my penis clean?

What do I need to know about getting circumcised as an adult?

I was not circumcised as a child. I'm 19 now and was wondering if it was possible to have it done as an adult. If so, would it change my sensitivity during sex?

Is it possible to masturbate too much?

I’m an 18-year-old male, and I typically masturbate once a day, sometimes two. I also seem to have a receding hairline. Is it because I masturbate too much? How often is “normal”?

Is masturbation bad for me?

Can masturbation affect my health, physically or mentally? I’m a male who masturbates regularly, and I also have problems with concentration. Could the two be related?

Is there a difference between orgasm and ejaculation?

It is possible for a man to ejaculate without having an orgasm, and vice versa? The terms "orgasm" and "ejaculation" seem to be used interchangeably, which is confusing to me. Do both words mean the same thing?

Does masturbation lead to an enlarged prostate?

Could masturbation lead to having a bigger prostate? In other words, could it make the urine canal narrow so the urine doesn't go out normally?