Having trouble getting or maintaining an erection is not an uncommon problem, but that still doesn’t make it any easier to talk about. Let’s face it--it’s not a topic that normally comes up in everyday conversation! Many men are hesitant to discuss symptoms of erectile dysfunction (ED) with their doctor because they feel embarrassed or just don’t know what to say. While it may feel a little awkward, it is important to discuss symptoms of ED with your doctor so that they can rule out any underlying medical issues and determine the best course of treatment.
If you are worried about your erectile dysfunction symptoms, but don’t quite know how to get the conversation started with your doctor, here are some helpful hints that can help you feel more comfortable.