“When I came out of the hospital, I had some problems with erectile dysfunction. These gradually improved with some medical attention, but I seem to be left with lasting problems. My penis shrank, “the man wrote in Slate’s letter”How to make“podcast.
“Before I got sick, I was above average, not huge, but definitely bigger than usual. Now I’ve lost about an inch and a half and become decidedly less than average.”
Dr. Ashley Winter, urologist c Oregon, confirmed to podcast hosts that “COVID d — is the right thing to do.”
Numerous studies have linked COVID-19 to erectile dysfunction and other reproductive health problems.
An Italian studies last year, they found that 28% of men with COVID-19 had erectile dysfunction, while only 9.33% of men without COVID-19 had the same problem.
Researchers at the University of Miami found that “widespread vascular dysfunction or endothelial dysfunction resulting from COVID-19 infection could contribute to erectile dysfunction.”
“In our pilot study, we found that men who had not previously complained of erectile dysfunction developed fairly severe erectile dysfunction after the onset of COVID-19 infection,” Dr. Ranjith Ramasamy, an associate professor and director of the reproductive urology program at the University of Miami, spoke about the results.
Group of doctors United urologists for vaccination education, give PSA October encouraged men to get vaccinated and said men with COVID-19 were six times more likely to have erectile dysfunction.
“Studies have shown that COVID can affect the blood vessels of the penis in a similar way as it affects the blood vessels in the lungs, preventing them from supplying enough blood to the penis to cause an erection, and leading to permanent impotence,” the group writes. .
For men who have already had COVID-19 and are facing erectile dysfunction, Dr. Winter suggested using medications like Cialis or Viagra, or even using extensions that can increase back length.
“These are simple things you can do at home to prevent shortening or actually regain the length you’ve lost,” she told podcast hosts.