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  Erection Physiology
Erections are brought about through the parasympathetic nervous system when the penis, or other erogenous zones, are touched.
Having an erection upon wakening in the morning is an example of this phenomenon.
Once triggered, the reflex begins with the movement of sperm from the epididymis (e) (where sperm is stored after being made in the testicle) to the vas deferens (vas).
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  Urban Dictionary: erection
Erections are also obtained during sex when fooling around with the opposite gender.
Some men get an erection over another man ; this is the sure sign of being gay.
Description 1 : The man got an erection after looking at a semi-naked woman who was sucking her finger seductively.
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  Lifespan's A - Z Health Information Library - Erection problems   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An erection problem is the inability to get or maintain an erection that is firm enough for a man to have intercourse.
An infertile man is usually able to maintain an erection, but he may be unable to father a child due to problems with sperm count or other factors.
Erection problems tend to become more common as you age, but it can affect men at any age and at any time in their lives.
www.lifespan.org /adam/healthillustratedencyclopedia/1/003164.html   (1303 words)

  
  Erection - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Erections enable sexual intercourse and other sexual activities (sexual functions), though it is not essential for all sexual activities.
Erection is caused by signals from the parasympathetic nervous system; it is countered by the sympathetic nervous system which is mainly responsible for the "fight-or-flight" response.
Erection of the clitoris is exactly analogous to the erection of the glans only less visible due to the relatively discreet anatomical positioning of the clitoris; erection of the vestibular bulbs is analogous to the erection of the penile shaft.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Erection   (1030 words)

  
 Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction)
Erection problems (erectile dysfunction) may be caused by physical problems related to the blood vessels, nerves, and hormones or by psychological issues.
Physical causes of erection problems include long-term (chronic) and short-term (acute) injuries and complications of prostate or other surgery that interfere with nerve impulses or blood flow to the penis.
Erection problems in men younger than 40 who have no physical risk factors are more likely to be caused by psychological factors than physical causes.
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 Erection - Wikivisual
Penile erection usually results from sexual stimulation and/or arousal, but can also occur by such causes as a full urinary bladder or spontaneously during the course of a day or at night, often during erotic or wet dreams (see "nocturnal penile tumescence").
Erection enables sexual intercourse and other sexual activities (sexual functions), though it is not essential for all sexual activities.
Erection subsides when parasympathetic stimulation is discontinued; baseline stimulation from the sympathetic division of the ANS causes constriction of the penile arteries, forcing blood out of the erectile tissue.
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 Cornell Sexual Medicine Program - Erectile Dysfunction - Erections
Erection and loss of erection are related primarily to blood flow events regulated by the relaxation and contraction, respectively, of the smooth muscle in the penile arteries and the erectile bodies themselves.
Erection is a hydraulic event, regulated by hormones and nerves, which allow increased blood flow into and storage of blood within the erectile bodies leading to an increase in pressure and the development of rigidity (hardness).
In the penis the hose is represented by the erection arteries, which rapidly carry blood into the erectile bodies and the valve mechanism, while complicated in its structure, ensures that the blood is trapped inside the erectile bodies until ejaculation occurs or the sexual stimulus has passed.
www.cornellurology.com /sexualmedicine/ed/how.shtml   (442 words)

  
 Is It Normal to Get Erections?
Erections are a perfectly normal function of the male body, especially in guys who are going through puberty.
Erections can go away on their own or after ejaculation, the release of semen through the urethra, the small hole at the tip of the penis.
Although many erections are caused by sexual arousal, such as watching a sexy television show or fantasizing, many erections seem to happen for no particular reason.
kidshealth.org /teen/sexual_health/guys/normal_erections.html   (381 words)

  
 Consumer Reports Health - Men's health - Erection problems - What is it?
If you have erection problems, you have trouble getting an erection or keeping an erection long enough to have sex that is satisfying.
Erection problems can be an early sign of heart disease, diabetes or depression.
If you think your erection problems may be caused by stress or unhappiness, it can help to talk to a psychosexual therapist or counselor.
www.consumerreports.org /health/treatment-centers/mens-health/erection-problems/what-is-it.htm   (1124 words)

  
 Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction) - Bedroom barriers - Revolution Health
Erection problems may be caused by physical problems, such as injury to nerves or loss of blood supply to the penis.
Erection problems can also be linked to problems with the nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease.
But even with an erection problem, a man may still have sexual desire and be able to have an orgasm and to ejaculate.
www.revolutionhealth.com /healthy-living/mens-health/bedroom/bedroom-barriers/erectile-dysfunction-overview   (813 words)

  
 Erection problems, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
An erection problem is the inability to get or maintain an erection that is firm enough for a man to have intercourse.
You may be unable to get an erection at all, or you may lose the erection during intercourse before you are ready.
Erection problems tend to become more common as you age, but it can affect men at any age and at any time in their lives.
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 Erectile Dysfunction
Erection occurs when relaxed muscles allow the corpora cavernosa to fill with excess blood fed by the arteries, while drainage of blood through the veins is blocked.
The most common side effects are aching in the penis, testicles, and area between the penis and rectum; warmth or burning sensation in the urethra; redness from increased blood flow to the penis; and minor urethral bleeding or spotting.
With an inflatable implant, erection is produced by squeezing a small pump (a) implanted in a scrotum.
kidney.niddk.nih.gov /kudiseases/pubs/impotence   (2787 words)

  
 Roof Truss Erection Guidelines
The wood truss erection contractor must ensure that all necessary specifications, erection drawings, bracing details and other information is reviewed and compiled with prior and during wood truss erection.
It is essential that all necessary erection and bracing instructions, in written form, are available at the worksite, prior to beginning truss erection.
It is better to sequence the removal of the trusses in stages, moving from one end of the structure to the other, than to remove all the decking for the entire roof or floor prior to removing the trusses.
www.gov.mb.ca /labour/safety/roofguide.html   (0 words)

  
 Is It Normal to Get Erections?
Erections are a perfectly normal function of the male body, especially in guys who are going through puberty.
Erections can go away on their own or after ejaculation, the release of semen through the urethra, the small hole at the tip of the penis.
Although many erections are caused by sexual arousal, such as watching a sexy television show or fantasizing, many erections seem to happen for no particular reason.
www.kidshealth.org /teen/sexual_health/guys/normal_erections.html   (381 words)

  
 How to Understand Viagra and Other Erection Drugs - eHow.com
Today, all erection medications are most widely used as “erection insurance” for men in their 40s to 60s who have balky erections who don’t want to worry about them.
Erection drugs are a boon to men who need them, but the publicity surrounding them reinforces an idea that hurts both men and women sexually.
Unfortunately, erection drugs have shone a spotlight on the penis and erection, and have reinforced the false notion that sex is all about erection.
www.ehow.com /how_1000217_viagra-erection-drugs.html   (1715 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Canonical Erection of a Monastery
Such a religious house is to be distinguished from a grange or farm, from a villa or place of recreation, and from a hospice or place for the reception of travelling religious.
The conditions for the legitimate erection of a monastery are:
The same holds for the erection of houses of pious congregations and institutes.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10458a.htm   (419 words)

  
 Should I use injections for erection problems? - SJMMC, Ann Arbor, Michigan MI
An erection problem is not a life-threatening condition, yet it can seriously affect your emotional health and sense of self-worth.
The cause of erection problems may be physical (such as injury to the nerves or loss of blood flow going to the penis) or psychological (such as anxiety or depression).
Erection problems can occur at any age but are more common in older men, who often have additional health problems or who may be taking medications that can interfere with normal erectile function.
www.sjmercyhealth.org /15575.cfm   (1102 words)

  
 Carilion - Tests for Erection Problems - [Medical Test]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tests for erection problems help determine a specific cause for a man's inability to achieve or maintain an erection (erectile dysfunction or impotence).
Most erection problems are caused by a combination of blood vessel, nerve, and psychological factors.
Men who are unable to have an erection because of a psychological problem still have erections during deep sleep.
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 Tests for Erection Problems - [Medical Test]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tests for erection problems can help find a cause for a man's problem in having or maintaining an erection (erectile dysfunction or impotence).
Most erection problems are caused by a combination of blood vessel, nerve, or psychological issues.
If good erections occur during sleep, the cause of the erection problems probably is not physical.
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 Erection - A Better Erection with Maca from Peru   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This affection, erection known also as Hay Catarrh, Hay Fever, or Rose Cold differs but little in its erection erection manifestations, from coryza, or cold in the head, save in its _inciting cause_, and in its element of periodicity.
In this latitude there are persons who, during summer or early fall, pharmaceutics are invariably attacked with acute congestion or inflammation of the upper air-passages, giving rise to sneezing, watery discharges from the nose and eyes, difficult respiration, fever, and general prostration.
When the disease has existed the previous season it erection is necessary that the patient begin both constitutional and local treatment four or six weeks prior to an expected return of the disease.
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 In Focus: What Goes Up Must Come Down: All About Erections — teenwire.com
Erections may sometimes just "pop up" (literally) out of the blue, even if a guy isn't seeing or doing anything remotely sexy.
But, like getting an erection at an ill-timed moment, losing one in the heat of the moment during sex play is also a common, and normal, occurrence.
A man's erection is likely to alternate between harder and softer during sexual intercourse.
www.teenwire.com /infocus/2003/if-20030806p191-erection.php   (863 words)

  
 Painful erection
Erection is usually cherished by men as the incarnation of their sexual power and its stability and duration as a sign of sexual athletism.
Unfortunately, there is a condition called painful erection (priapism) the erection of which is far from pleasant.
Surgically, the blood (the principal cause for the erection) from it may be taken out.
www.med.primasoft.bg /versions/englishpages/tips_for_all/sex/articles/painful_erection.htm   (240 words)

  
 Healthwise Information
An erection problem is not a life-threatening condition, yet it can seriously affect your emotional health and sense of self-worth.
It does not mean a lack of sexual interest or desire or the occasional difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection that affects all men at some time in their lives.
Erection problems can occur at any age but are more common in older men, who often have additional health problems or who may be taking medications that can interfere with normal erectile function.
www.pamf.org /health/healthinfo/index.cfm?section=healthinfo&page=article&sgml_id=ug1867   (1086 words)

  
 Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction)
If you cannot maintain an erection that is firm enough for intercourse, or you have an orgasm before or immediately after entering your partner (premature ejaculation), you may feel frustrated and believe you are not pleasing your partner.
Treatment for an erection problem (erectile dysfunction) depends on the cause of the problem, which may be psychological, physical, or a combination of both.
If erection problems could be caused by a prescribed medication, it may be possible to change the dose or try another medication.
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