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Erectile Dysfunction

offered in Colorado Springs, CO

In an effort to better serve our patients, Colorado Springs Urological Associates, PLLC has partnered with Urological Associates and Pikes Peak Urology. We are confident that the union of three patient-centric, top-rated urological practices will greatly benefit the residents of Colorado Springs and the surrounding area. Urological Associates is a premier urology practice in Colorado Springs led by board-certified urologists and nurse practitioners. Pikes Peak Urology, a division of Colorado Springs Urological Associates, has lived up to their motto of “prompt, caring, and compassionate” since 1989.

Our board-certified urologists consistently deliver positive patient experiences and excellent clinical outcomes for a wide spectrum of male and female urologic conditions. If you’re in need of compassionate, urological expertise from board-certified specialists, look no further than Colorado Springs Urological Associates, PLLC.

Erectile Dysfunction Q & A

Diagnosis of Erectile Dysfunction

Did you know that erectile dysfunction (ED) affects about 30 million men in the United States every year? This incredibly common condition befalls men of all ages, and is nothing to be embarrassed or ashamed about. Our experienced urologists offer comprehensive evaluations for men with erectile dysfunction to identify the source of the problem, and the best course of action. Moreover, our state-of-the-art men's health center is equipped with the latest advancements in diagnostic and surgical technology to ensure the best possible patient outcomes. At Colorado Springs Urological Associates, PLLC, you can put your ‘ed specialist near me’ searches to rest. Call our office today to book an appointment for an evaluation with one of our men’s health specialists. 

Medications & Treatment Plans for Men With ED 

Our board-certified urologists have decades of clinical experience diagnosing and treating erectile dysfunction. We will thoroughly review your symptoms and perform a physical exam. To identify the true underlying cause of your erectile dysfunction, the team may request urine tests, blood tests, an ultrasound, and ask questions about your stress and mental health. Once we have determined the root cause of your ED, we are then able to develop a treatment plan that is tailored to your unique needs and goals. We can provide one or more treatments to successfully manage your ED symptoms, from testosterone hormone replacement to a penile implant.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Erectile Dysfunction?

ED is a medical condition that makes it difficult or impossible to get an erection, or maintain an erection long enough for sexual intercourse.

What Are The Symptoms Of Erectile Dysfunction? 

Erectile dysfunction symptoms include:

  • Reduced desire for sexual relations
  • Difficulty maintaining an erection
  • Difficulty achieving an erection

What Is The Best Treatment For Erectile Dysfunction? 

We are proud to offer a number of traditional and innovative new treatments for ED. Our urologists can customize a treatment plan based on your unique symptoms and needs, and can include one or more of the following:

  • Oral medication to increase blood flow to the penis
  • Testosterone hormone replacement to treat low testosterone
  • Alprostadil urethral suppository that expands blood vessels to improve blood flow
  • Alprostadil self-injection to improve penile blood flow
  • If medications fail to improve your erectile dysfunction, the team at Colorado Springs Urological Associates may suggest other options such as a penile implant.

 What Can Increase My Risk For Erectile Dysfunction?

There are a number of factors that can increase a man’s risk of developing erectile dysfunction, including:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Smoking
  • Excessive drinking
  • Drug abuse
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Being overweight or obese
  • Injury to or surgery on pelvic area
  • Antidepressants
  • Blood pressure medications
  • Radiation therapy for cancer