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Question - Do low testosterone levels cause impotence?:

My husband has been to urologist for help with impotency. He was told that his hormone level is low. Can a man continue to have erection with low male hormones?

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Impotence usually has a physical cause, such as disease, injury, or drug side-effects. Any disorder that impairs blood flow in the penis has the potential to cause impotence. The incidence of impotence is higher in men with diabetes, high blood pressure and smokers than in other. Low testosterone is also being looked at as a cause. The level of impotence will vary from difficulty achieving an erection to difficulty maintaining an erection for the duration of intecourse.

The urologist will look at all factors while developing a treatment plan for your husband.

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