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[im-puh-tense] not being able to have or keep an erection of the penis adequate for sexual intercourse; also called erectile dysfunction (ED).


... It is mainly used as a treatment for erectile dysfunction (male impotence),
although there are concerns about its side effects and interactions with ...


The Prostate Cancer Quandary

... USPSTF will say the test does not save lives and often leads to more tests
and treatments that needlessly cause pain, impotence and incontinence. ...


Surgery for prostate cancer

... approach. This lowers – but does not do away with – the risk of impotence
(being unable to have an erection) after surgery. ...


Radiation therapy for prostate cancer

... Erection problems, including impotence: After a few years, the impotence
rate after radiation is about the same as that after surgery. ...


Surgery for prostate cancer

... The major possible side effects of radical prostatectomy are urinary incontinence
(being unable to control urine) and impotence (being unable to ...


Save Your Love Life After Prostate Cancer

... He and Virginia had enjoyed a loving marriage of 28 years, and he was only
49. He balked at the potential side effect of impotence. ...


Questions to Ask My Doctor About Prostate Cancer

... 11. What are the chances that I will have problems controlling my urine
(incontinence) or problems getting an erection (impotence)? 12. ...


Child and Teen Tobacco Use

... And having cancer, emphysema, blindness, or impotence may not seem like
real concerns – kids and teens don't think much about future health ...


Cancer Glossary

... erect. Removal or injury of these bundles during surgery, or damage
from radiation therapy, can lead to impotence. Women ...


Non-Traditional Tobacco Use

... smoking. Studies looking at men who smoke have found that they are more
likely to have impotence (erectile dysfunction). This ...