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I'm a 28yr type 1 diabetic and have been unable to produce

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I'm a 28yr type 1 diabetic and have been unable to produce any ejaculate. I can get and maintain a erection and get the feeling of ejaculating but nothing actually happens.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

This is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

you may need to take more time between sexual events for more recovery time

when was the last time you ejaculated?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
This has been going on for nearly 4yrs.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

what medications are you taking? certain medications can affect sexual function and ejaculation.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Lantus and Apidra solostar
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

I see

do you have bad anxiety symptoms? bad anxiety can kill erections and cause poor sexual performance

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No anxiety and performance is fine.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

how long have you had type 1 diabetes?

type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder where your body makes antibodies which can attack your pancreas

diabetes over time can affect your nerves and sexual function as well and could affect your prostate and how much semen fluid you are making.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I've been diabetic 20yrs and no semen fluid.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

I see

most of your seminal fluid is produced in your prostate gland.

you could have a temporary blockage of your prostate gland or inflammation of your prostate gland affecting fluid production.

usually these issues resolve themselves over time as your body can heal mild infections and inflammation issues

you can always see a urology doctor or your GP to check on your prostate gland as well

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
How would I go about seeing a urology doctor.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

in the UK, your GP doctor has to refer you to see a urology doctor specialist.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Ok thank you
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

you are welcome

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