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Hi, I'm 49 year old male, I'm having a problem with my penis and testicles shrinking/drawing up i get a weak erection in the morning. and last night while changing underwear i got an erection and once it went down the penis feel lifeless could this be due to low testosterone and it feel like my penis is shrivel up and when i walk around penis feel like it flop around in my underwear.

and i have problem flexing my penis and at times before i go to bathroom i have a cold feeling where i have to cut my air condition off and fan off till i get warm again.

my local Urology office draw some blood this past Tuesday to check my testosterone.

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Gage:

A testosterone level is reasonable to check.  Having a weak erection only in the mornings and not other times is almost always psychological or anxiety issues since if there were something really broken, it would be like that all the time.

I'm not sure what you mean about "flexing my penis" since the penis does not actually or normally "flex".

Any cold feeling is probably related to other things but could be due to a low testosterone.  If that's normal, a thyroid function test might be reasonable to check next.

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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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