Erections

Patient

Q: Is it normal for a grown man to get erections when not sexually aroused. I know someone who states that they get erections when bored or relaxed and the erections are not when they are thinking about anything of a sexual nature.
I am aware that this can happen to teens but thought men outgrow this problem. Sometimes this man also gets erections when cuddlng his children .Could this be a concern?

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