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Review: could Constipation cause Erectile dysfunction?

Summary: Erectile dysfunction could be caused by Constipation, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also have Headache, and take Fish oil.

We study 16,054 people who have Constipation from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Erectile dysfunction (Erection problems). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 506,440 patients) is typically treated by Miralax, Colace, Amitiza, Senna, Lactulose, Milk Of Magnesia.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 132,514 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 16,051 people who have constipation are studied. Among them, 11 (0.07%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.01% of all the 130,626 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Erectile dysfunction in constipation reports

Age of people who have constipation and experienced Erectile dysfunction * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%40.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erectile dysfunction20.00%0.00%80.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Headache (2 people, 18.18%)
  2. Health (2 people, 18.18%)
  3. Pain (2 people, 18.18%)
  4. Schizophrenia (2 people, 18.18%)
  5. High density lipoprotein decreased (2 people, 18.18%)
  6. Depression (2 people, 18.18%)
  7. Arthritis (2 people, 18.18%)
  8. Cardiac disorder (2 people, 18.18%)
  9. Gastric disorder (1 people, 9.09%)
  10. Knee pain (1 people, 9.09%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Fish oil (4 people, 36.36%)
  2. Ambien cr (3 people, 27.27%)
  3. Colace (3 people, 27.27%)
  4. Plavix (3 people, 27.27%)
  5. Lisinopril (3 people, 27.27%)
  6. Aspirin (3 people, 27.27%)
  7. Isosorbide mononitrate (3 people, 27.27%)
  8. Klor-con (2 people, 18.18%)
  9. Norvasc (2 people, 18.18%)
  10. Allegra (2 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • I used to have sex every day some times twice when possible ,after about 2yrs on the meds testosrone level is .025 (none)Starting about june 2005 I lost all body hair including pubic and facial hair,in about 3 mnts went from daily shaving to once a month ,was started on testosrone therapy presently using 20 mgs a day.Still sex drive is very low I realy don't care if I have it but partner wants to. I am presently waiting to have both knees replaced . I also have 5 herneated discs in back 3in the neck that are inoperatal 2 in lower back are bad ,I can have them fused but am waiting as long as i can . The ones in neck make my hands swell and get very hot as high as 105 fairenhite this extremly painfull and i frequently end up sleeping in a chair.Ican give more info if required thankyou mc

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    Jim on May, 13, 2012:

    I have chronic pain and degenerative disc disease. I have undergone 8 back surgeries. I am now 52 years old. I always loved sex and it was important part of my marriage. I can tell you from experience, your lack of sexual desire is partly from the drugs but in large measure it is simply the result of being in horrible pain all the time. My best advice is to make sure your testosterone levels are at top of the normal range. Second and most importantly, I can have super high testosterone but without sleep, it is as if it doesn't metabolize into my system. You MUST figure out how to sleep well. DO NOT wake yourself in the morning simply because you feel guilty being in bed so late. If you have a job and have to be there early, I have no advice. I am self employed so I have moved my schedule around. I only get good sleep between 5 am and 10am. I have no idea why but this seems to be a trend with individuals like you and me. I have taken methadone for pain for 10yrs. Follow my advice and it should help.

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