Erectile Problems

Patient: My boyfriend has recently, within the past few months, had symptoms of erectile dysfunction. He will start off fully erect, but once he is inside he can only keep it up for maybe a minute. This is not every single time, but it is frequent. When it happens he breathes very heavily and starts getting cold sweats. At first I thought it might be performance anxiety, but we have been together for four years and this only recently started so you can’t be concerned with his performance anymore. I’m worried it’s a physical problem. What could it be?

Symptoms: impotence, cold sweats