Erectile dysfunction


Read more about erectile dysfunction treatment options including testosterone supplements, home remedies, vacuum pumps and other ed solutions.

Scientists in US successfully bioengineer human penises

Scientists have made a new breakthrough in bioengineering technology by successfully growing functional male penises in a US laboratory. This could be a potential solution for men who have lost their penis to injury or disease.

Less prosthetic penis implants for erectile dysfunction

In one of the first wide-scale studies on the topic, researchers have found that whilst cases of erectile dysfunction have increased significantly since 2001, the use of prostethetic penises as a treatment for the condition has decreased.

Home treatment of ED

If you only experience occasional episodes of erectile dysfunction, you may be able to treat it at home without a doctor's help.

ED: Other treatment options

Other treatments for erectile dysfunction include vacuum devices that produce erections, and psychotherapy, which can be very effective.

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Erectile Dysfunction Expert

Dr Kenny du Toit is a urologist practicing in Rondebosch, Cape Town. He is also consultant at Tygerberg hospital, where he is a senior lecturer at Stellenbosch University. He is a member of the South African Urological Association, Colleges of Medicine South Africa and Société Internationale d’Urologie. Board registered with both the HPCSA (Health professions council of South Africa) and GMC (General medical council UK). He has a keen interest in oncology, kidney stones and erectile dysfunction.

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