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08-14-2013, 07:41 PM   #1
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Erectile dysfunction??

So this is kinda embarrassing. I'm 24. Been on Humira for about 16 months now and for the past few months I've kinda been struggling to get/stay fully erect. I've done a little reading online and found that it can apparently be a side effect of Humira. I'm not sure if it's this, something unrelated or even just in my head (I've been in my head a lot since it first happened) I have a doctor appointment tomorrow to discuss (which I'm dreading) but just wondering if anyone here has experienced similar problems?
08-14-2013, 07:52 PM   #2
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I can understand your embarrassment but doctors have heard it all and won't blink an eye. If you are a young and an otherwise healthy guy it's most likely a medication related problem. It would be wise to consult with a urologist if your doctor isn't sure.
08-25-2013, 07:00 PM   #3
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Never heard of ED as a sideeffect. No problem here and I'm 58.

Are you taking any anti-depressants?
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08-25-2013, 10:27 PM   #4
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Please don't worry about speaking to your doctor about this. I am a family practice Nurse and we here it all~ we are there to help you! Good luck

08-28-2013, 07:52 AM   #5
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If your under the weather and worrying about it,no wonder the man is on strike,speak to your doctor and try not to stress, it doesn't,t help.good luck

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