Unable to maintain erection, Help

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Patient: Dear Doctor, I am a 23 year old male who is having problems maintaining an erection during sex. I have no problems when it is oral sex but can not keep one during intercourse. I am a smoker and do drink occasionally. What can I do to help this problem



Doctor: You need to avoid smoking and alcohol to help with this problem. Having a healthy diet and lifestyle would increase your confidence and improve your performance. Meditation, yoga or any kind of daily workouts may also help.


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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