Erectile Dysfunction: Why you need to see your doctor

Erectile dysfunction is something that few men wish to talk about, even with a health professional. Many men either  accept it as a ‘natural part of aging’ or avoid the topic out of embarrassment. But there are  many good reasons to see a doctor about your erectile dysfunction.

Firstly, there are many different causes of erectile dysfunction. Some of these causes can turn into much more serious or life threatening health conditions and erectile dysfunction may be one of the first signs that this is occurring. It is important that it is brought to a doctor’s attention so that this issue can be addressed.


In other cases, erectile dysfunction can be easily resolved with prompt treatment. However if allowed to continue, it generally has a greater effect on relationships and may be harder to resolve in the future.

Seeking advice from a medical professional is the best way to make sure you are provided with the most thorough assessment and best available treatment. For many men their GP is the best person to see, however if this makes your uncomfortable our men’s clinic often treats erectile dysfunction. There is no need for a referral.

Looking for more information?

Andrology Australia have published an excellent ebook about erectile dysfunction, its causes and treatment, which can be downloaded for free from here. You can also order a physical copy via their website.