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Erectile dysfunction

This occurs when there is a persistent inability to obtain and maintain an erection until completion of sexual activity. With the advent of sildenafil (Viagra) in 1998, erectile dysfunction has become negotiable for everyone with an increasing demand for help. Sometimes erectile dysfunction is the first symptom of an underlying medical or sexological disorder.

Somatic factors:

  • Aging
  • Heart diseases
  • Radiation/surgery (in the pelvis)
  • Paraplegia
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Intoxication
  • Medication

Sexual factors:

  • Fear of Failure
  • Inadequate sexual stimulation
  • Irreal expectations

Psychological factors:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Sadness and mourning


Erectile dysfunction may be a sign of cardiovascular deterioration. Then it is advised to determine cholesterol, fasting sugar blood level, thyroid function.

  • Solving the somatic and psychological factors
  • Taking cardiovascular/psychotropic medication
  • Creating a medical erection with PDE5 inhibitors like Viagra, Spedra, Levitra
  • Injections in the erectile glans (with papaverine/ventolamine (androskat))
  • Application in the urethra (MUSE)
  • Application of a vacuum accessory
  • A penis prosthesis

Reimbursement and prices

Your visit to Parkway Clinic Sommer is regularly reimbursed in the same way as a visit to the hospital. For this, check our fees page or if you have any questions, take contact with us.

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