Drug abuse causing erectile dysfunction?

Patient

Q: I am a 19 year old male and used to do cocaine for about four months straight. Almost everyday. It has been about a year and a half since I quit using, and I cannot remember when I began to have erection problems, I have dealt with some of the psychological factors such as depression, and I'm just curious how I would figure out if the cocaine use may have caused my impotence. And if so, is there any way to reverse the effects, or is it permanent? Thank you.

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