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Hi DR ,Just checking if anxiety or panic attack can cause myself NOT getting erection and shrinkage of penis when flaccid. Is it normal ?
Hi...Welcome to Just Answer. I am Dr. Sumanth Amperayani and I am here to help you today. I have 14 years of experience in the field of Medicine at a tertiary care referral hospital. I will do my level best to alleviate your health concern. I am currently reviewing your question. I will be back in a moment to guide you further.
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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Hello... I understand your concern.

unfortunately if you are under stress or anxiety or panic attack you may not get a successful erection please.

But shrinkage of the penis while being flaccid could be a psychological phenomenon which you might have been unknowingly attributing to to decreased erections.

I am typing some questions.

1. May I know your age please?
2. How long have you had this symptom?
3. What are the medications you are currently on?
4. Are you a diabetic or hypertensive?
5. I am sorry to ask - but - are you a smoker or alcoholic?
6. Are you obese please?
7.Is there a problem with getting an erection or sustaining an erection please?

Be rest - Dr Sumanth Amperayani
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I hope you could help me

1) I'm 26
2) Just happen yesterday when i had psoriasis on my glan and I'm so concern to that extend I was having anxiety and panic attack.
3. I'm currently on topical cream which just prescribe yesterday as well.
4. I'm not diabetic
5. Yes im a smoker
6. Nope i got not obese
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I think it's more of a psychology issue right . I wanted to erect but my mind was having fear.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Unable to sleep since yesterday due to this
Thank you what you are experiencing is purely out of your panic and anxiety due to psoriasis and nothing else.

Psoriasis is in no way related to erections or fertility.

Please be rest assured that you do not have any physiological basis for loss of erections or decreased erections.

If you are having such a bad anxiety I suggest you consult your primary care physician and try some anxiolytics which will have the dual advantage of returning the erections back very well and also deal with your current state of anxiety please.

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Protosedyl wont case any damage to the erection right if just apply 1-2 Per day?
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
100% no... It does not have any side effects on the erection.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Thanks DR . So it's more on the anxiety and fear right ?

Its not more - it is 100% due to anxiety.

Dr.Sumanth and other Urology Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Thanks DR. Appreciate ur and.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Thanks alot

I am happy that my interaction was helpful for you and put your mind at ease. In future you can opt me as your favorite medical expert so that you can ask me a question directly. I will be happy to help anytime.

Kind regards - Dr Sumanth Amperayani

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Hi DR , are you able to identify genital psoriasis by image ?

This seems to be a different health query as compared to original one.

As per site regulations you need to start a new thread please!

I am also site user like you, only that I am a health care professional.


Thank you for understanding!

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Alright DR . I will start another thread with u

Sure. I will respond there.