Aug 14, 2005
I am on current med.s truvada and sustiv. However, I did not have a problem erecting. Once I put the codom my hardon dispappear . I cannot gain it back.
Response from Dr. Henry
Men sometimes report that they cannot maintain an erection after a condom is put on. Sometimes there is hormone deficiency (such as testosterone) which can be helped by hormone replacement. It usually is not due to the HIV drugs that you are taking (though rarely one of the drugs may contribute). Viagra like drugs often help if used carefully. Often the main issue is psychological so counseling can be helpful as well. KH
Bleeding anytime I bump into anything
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