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Trying To Understand ED - From a Husband's Point of View
unfulfilled posted:
I've read every article about ED. I've participated in discussion groups of wives coping with ED and husbands discussing ED. I don't need to know what ED is or need any empathy.

I want to chat with husbands who are living with ED in their relationship. I want to be able to ask them questions I don't dare ask my husband or if I do, he doesn't answer. I want to answer questions you have that you want to ask your wife. In other words, what's REALLY going on and what REALLY concerns you. Any takers???
libbby responded:
I have questions as a wife about how often can a man have sex wth just one dose, because livetra works for him, but he don't always use it on me.????
Sheldon Marks, MD responded:
Seems like good idea.
Sheldon Marks, MD replied to libbby's response:
One dose can last for 24 hours or more, Cialis for 36 to 48 hours or more.
deess responded:
unfulfilled ill help if i can dee hear and me and my wife are experiencing the same thing you are fell free to ask me i dont have a problem answering questions maybe we can help each other feel free to email me at zeemacss is my yahoo im
An_200518 replied to deess's response:
this ED thing is no joke.. so many of us are having it as early as 21 ..i'm 57 could it be something in the food.. i almost don't want to have sex because of it.. the pill doesn't always work and my insurance does not cover much so it's expensive.. anyway, if there is something you have tried over the counter please let me know .. thanks
europelover responded:

You need to join There are a few women there and the men are very kind to those ladies to help them. That website is devoted to E D and solutions. Men there are discussing ED drugs, injections, and the final solution, implants.

They will be very kind and supportive of you as the men there and their wives are battling ED and its emasculation of men.

Get going. Hope to see you on the website.
OcLady2011 replied to europelover's response:
europelover Thanks for the web site. I came to WebMD coz my new man is having a hard time keeping an erection. I don't know how to suggest he see his doctor, without offending him...he seems really frustrated about this. He can get an erection, but can't maintain it enough to keep penetration, or sometimes penetrate at all. He's a heavy smoker and has been smoking for decades, so I'm worried this is an early sign (or not so early) of circulatory issues or heart disease.

Does anyone out there know of a way to gently suggest he see's a doctor without emasculating him?
Amelia_WebMD_Staff replied to OcLady2011's response:
Do you two speak at all about this concern? If not, maybe you need to show him the community and how many men, of every age are experiencing ED problems. Also, I would make it a point to let him know, you are concerned about him and his health because you do care. Often ED is a side effect of an underlying cause and you would hate for him to suffer without seeing a doctor.

Here is the WebMD Erectile Dysfunction Overview to Facts and Causes for you to read and hopefully share with him. ED can be the result of stress, poor physical health, disease, medication, etc. Let him now that you care and he is not alone. I wish you both the best! Take care and keep us posted.
Best Wishes! Amelia
BirdsFan1957 replied to Sheldon Marks, MD's response:
Most of what I've read about Levitra (which I take) and other ED meds say that it lasts on average 4 hours, but at the same time, they say don't take it more than once in 24 hours. Is it dangerous to take more than one dose within 24 hours?
deess responded:
iam liveing with it please feel free to contact me ill be glad to awnser any questions i can
peleliu responded:
I have had it about 2 years. I have tried Viagra,Levitra and Cialis. Cialis is the only one that seems to work for me now. I like the fact that I dont automatically get an erection with Cialis but it comes when I need it to.

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