What is Erectile Dysfunction?

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Erectile dysfunction is the inability to get and maintain an erection during sexual intercourse. The problem must persist for at least six months before being diagnosed.

Is it very common?

Erectile dysfunction affects approximately 20% of Spanish men over the age of 18 years, this percentage increases with age and it affects over 50% of the male population aged 50 or over.

Substantiated information by:
Eduardo García CruzUrologist — Urology DepartmentAscensión GómezNurse — Urology Department

Published: 20 February 2018
Updated: 20 February 2018

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