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QUESTION: Hello

Sir I want to ask 1 question that medicines such as viagra are for what purpose?

ANSWER: Hamid

Viagra is designed to treat true erectile dysfunction or impotence.

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QUESTION: If Viagra is taken just before sex, so will it help in erection of penis?

ANSWER: Hamid

Viagradiology is taken about 40 to 46 minutes before sex. It improves erection rigidity in men who have dysfunction.

It is intended for those who have a significant and chronic problem with erections.

But it is expensive, has side effects and does not cure the underlying problem.

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QUESTION: Sir what side effects viagra can cause? Is there any such medicine which can be taken just before sex for erection of penis but has less side effects than viagra?

Answer
Hamid

Typical side effects for Viagea include headache, indigestion, facial flushing and nasal stuffiness. Rarely there can be an issue with vision or hearing. The side effects are usually mild.

All similar meds are going to have more or less similar side-effects. An external vacuum device can be used to create an erection without any medication side effects. You may want to talk to your physician about these options.

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Stephen W. Leslie, MD

Expertise

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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