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Glossary for Erectile dysfunction

Medical terms related to Erectile dysfunction or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acromegaly: An abnormal enlargement of the limbs due to increased secretion of growth hormone after the cessation of puberty
  • Addison's Disease: A rare progressive hormonal disorder characterized by insufficient production of certain hormones called adrenal corticosteroids.
  • Adrenal gland symptoms: Symptoms affecting the adrenal glands
  • Alcohol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Alcohol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Alcohol abuse: Excessive alcohol as a symptom of other conditions
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy: Neurological changes due to nerve damage from long-term alcohol consumption
  • Alcoholism: High dependence on excessive amounts of alcohol.
  • Amitriptyline -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Amitriptyline during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Anorexia Nervosa: A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases.
  • Anxiety: Excessive worry, anxiety, or fear.
  • Atenolol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Atenolol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Atherosclerosis: A condition which is a form of arteriosclerosis where atheromas are caused by the aggregation of cholesterol and lipids
  • Autonomic neuropathy: A condition which is characterized by a functional disturbance or pathological change in the autonomic nervous system
  • Bladder symptoms: Symptoms related to the bladder and urination.
  • Blood vessel conditions: Conditions that affect the blood vessels
  • Brain cancer: Cancer of the brain.
  • Brain damage: A condition which is characterized by damage to the brain resulting in a decrease in function
  • Brain tumor: A condition which is characterized by the abnormal growth of tissue within the brain
  • Chronic Kidney Disease: Long-term and generally irreversible disease of the kidneys due to infection, obstruction, congenital diseases or generalised diseases causing failure of the kidneys' normal functions.
  • Cimetidine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Cimetidine (used as an antihistamine and stomach acid secretion inhibitor) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Clonazepam -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Clonazepam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Clonidine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Clonidine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Cushing's syndrome: Symptoms similar to those of Cushing's disease
  • Cushing-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of Cushing's disease
  • Depressive symptoms: Inappropriate depressed mood.
  • Diabetes: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Diabetic neuropathy: nerve damage which maybe motor, sensory and autonomic
  • Diazepam -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Diazepam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Dothiepin -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Dothiepin during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Emotional disorders: A disorder of emotions
  • Erectile disorder:
  • Ethinyl Estradiol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ethinylestradiol (an estrogen medication) during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Fatigue: Excessive tiredness or weakness.
  • Fertility symptoms: Fertility problems for men or women.
  • Galactorrhoea-Hyperprolactinaemia: Increased blood prolactin levels associated with galactorrhea (abnormal milk secretion). It may be caused by such things as certain medications, pituitary disorders and thyroid disorders. The condition can occur in males as well as females.
  • Genital symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sex organs.
  • Guilt: Excessive feelings of personal guilt
  • Hexamethonium -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Hexamethonium during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • High blood pressure: Excessive blood pressure.
  • Human carcinogen -- Diethylstilboestrol: Diethylstilboestrol is deemed to be carcinogenic to humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure. Diethylstilboestrol exposure is associated mainly with an increased risk of developing liver, lung or skin cancer.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Hydrochlorothiazide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Hyperprolactinemia: High levels of prolactin in the blood.
  • Hypersecretion of growth hormone: increased production of growth hormone from the pituitary gland
  • Hypogonadism: medical term for a defect of the reproductive system that results in lack of function of the gonads (ovaries or testes).
  • Hypogonadism, isolated, hypogonadotropic: A rare condition involving a deficiency of sex hormones (leutinizing and follicle-stimulating hormone) which results in partial or complete failure of puberty.
  • Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism without anosmia, X-linked: A rare X-linked disorder involving a deficiency of sex hormones (leutinizing and follicle-stimulating hormone). It is similar to Kallman syndrome but the sense of smell is preserved.
  • Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
  • Impotence: Difficulty starting or maintaining an erection
  • Infertility: Inability of couples to establish pregnancy by having sexual intercourse over a period of time, usually more than 1 year in length.
  • Intercourse symptoms: Symptoms related to the act of sexual intercourse.
  • Kidney symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both kidneys.
  • Lactotroph adenoma: A benign pituitary tumor that secretes excessive prolactin which can affect the functioning of the reproductive system - testes and ovaries. The tumor may also grow large enough to compress adjacent structures such as the eye nerves.
  • Leriche syndrome: A rare syndrome caused by a blockage in the terminal aorta which supplies blood to the lower part of the body.
  • Libido symptoms: Change in sexual interest or sex drive.
  • Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver
  • Lorazepam -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Lorazepam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Low libido: Reduced sexual drive or desire.
  • Male genital symptoms: Symptoms affecting the male genitals.
  • Male infertility: When a male is not able to produce offspring
  • Male reproductive symptoms: Symptoms affecting the male reproductive organs.
  • Male sexual conditions: Any condition that affects the ability of a male to have sexual relations
  • Male sexual symptoms: Symptoms of the male sexual organs.
  • Mens health symptoms: Symptoms closely related to men's health.
  • Methyldopa -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Methyldopa during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems.
  • Neuropathy: A condition which is characterized by a functional disturbance or pathological change in the peripheral nervous system
  • Nortriptyline -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Nortriptyline during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Numbness of both elbows: Numbness of both elbows refers to the loss or reduction of sensation in the elbows.
  • Parkinson's Disease: Degenerative brain condition characterised by tremor.
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: A condition which is characterized by the occurrence of hemoglobinuria at night without any identifiable cause.
  • Penis symptoms: Various symptoms affecting the male penis
  • Peripheral neuropathy: Any loss in the function of the peripheral nervous system
  • Peyronie's disease: Hard lump on the penis often causing bending.
  • Pituitary Cancer: Cancer of the pituitary gland.
  • Pituitary conditions: Any condition that affects the pituitary
  • Pituitary tumors, adult: A benign or cancer tumor that develops in the tissue of the pituitary gland in adults. The pituitary gland produces various hormones and some pituitary tumors (functioning tumors) can affect the secretion of one or more of these hormones resulting in a range of symptoms depending on the exact location of the tumor. Some pituitary tumors do not affect hormone production (nonfunctioning tumors).
  • Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Oxazepam: Some evidence indicates that exposure to Oxazepam (a pharmaceutical drug) has a possible link to an increased risk of developing cancer in humans. The carcinogenicity of the substance may be influenced by the duration and level of exposure.
  • Premature ejaculation: Ejaculation, usually with an orgasm, occuring before it is desired by the person, his partner or both.
  • Prolactinoma, familial: A pituitary tumor that secretes prolactin and occurs in a familial pattern of inheritance. The tumor is benign but can cause symptoms due to high prolactin levels or compression of the optic nerve.
  • Sadness: feeling of melancholy
  • Self-esteem symptoms: Poor self image or self-esteem.
  • Sensory ataxic neuropathy, dysarthria, and ophthalmoparesis: A very rare syndrome characterized by progressive ataxia, eye muscle problems and a speech disorder (dysarthria).
  • Sexual Conditions: Any condition that affects sexual function
  • Sexual symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sexual organs
  • Smoking: The smoking of cigarettes
  • Spinal Cord Disorders: Any condition that affects the spinal cord
  • Spinal cord injury: spinal cord injury causes myelopathy or damage to white matter or myelinated fiber tracts that carry sensation and motor signals to and from the brain
  • Spinal cord lesion: Spinal cord lesion is a condition in which there is an area of abnormal tissue on the spinal cord.
  • Stress: Emotional stress (sometimes refers to physical stress)
  • Stroke: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Temazepam -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Temazepam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Testicle disorder:
  • Weinstein Kliman Scully syndrome: A syndrome that is characterised by cardiomyopathy, hypogonadism and metablic anomalies
  • Women's health symptoms: Symptoms related to women's health.

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