Can a varicose vein near the penis cause erectile dysfunction and is there any solution for this other than Viagra or other medications?

My husband started having issues with ED back in April. He could get an erection easily but it would not last. His doctor felt a mass near his testicle and thought it might be testicular cancer, so he sent him to get a CT scan. The apparent result was not cancer but a varicose vein that the doctor determined was causing the ED. He told him the solution would be to take Viagra for the rest of his life and that surgery wasn't feasible. Seems like he should get a second opinion.

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Answered by Vein Specialties of St. Louis

He should consult with a urologist.

Published on Nov 15, 2018

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He should consult with a urologist.

Published on Nov 15, 2018


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