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Hey its me again.. sorry to bug you... I've noticed recently that ill wake up at 3 am or 6 am and have a erection bit never when I naturally wake up. And I'm really worried about when I stop masturbating me erection will start to slowly go down. I can't eat or sleep doctor... its killing me.

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Devin:

You should probably make an appiontment with your local physicianl  Your anxiety is becoming an issue.  Nocturnal erections are normal.  You may or may not have them when you wake up in the morning.  It all has to do with the state of the nervous system just before you wake up.  In other words, your response is quite normal, but you really need to do something about your excessive anxiety.

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Stephen W. Leslie, MD

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Questions concerning erectile dysfunction, kidney stones and prostate disorders including prostate cancer. I have a special interest in kidney stone disease prevention.

Experience

Full time practicing urologist with 30 years experience. Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology at Creighton University Medical Center. Editor in Chief of eMedicine Urology internet textbook. Author of only NIH approved book written for patients by a urologist on the subject of kidney stones "The Kidney Stones Handbook". Inventor of the "Parachute" and "Escape" kidney stone baskets and the "Calculus" stone prevention analysis computer program.

Organizations
American Urological Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Sexual Medicine Society

Publications
Men's Health, Journal of Urology, Urology, Healthwatch Magazine, Emergency Medicine Monthly, eMedicine, "The Kidney Stones Handbook", and numerous articles in various newspapers. He is also the editor of the Urology Board Review by McGraw-Hill used by urologists to study for their Board Certification Examinations.

Education/Credentials
Graduate of New York Medical College with residencies completed at Metropolitan Hospital New York, Albany Medical Center and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Awards and Honors
Thirlby Award of the American Urological Association. Rated as one the country's Best Urologists by the Independent Consumer's Research Institute

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