When you first visit a doctor to consult about your problems with erections you may expect that your doctor will do special manipulations to evaluate your general health and your condition.
First of all your doctor will make a physical examination which is necessary to find out if there are any physical causes of erectile dysfunction. The penis may not respond to touching may reveal damaged nerves and problems in the nervous system. Absence of facial hair, enlarged breasts and lack of sexual desire can be the signs of hormonal imbalance such as low testosterone levels. A medical professional may also listen with a stethoscope to the pulse in the arteries of legs. If the blood flow is reduced in the arteries, there may be a problem with arteries and atherosclerosis.
Peyronie’s disease of deformed penis may also be the affliction of the erectile dysfunction.
A careful medical examination is a very important part of putting the right diagnosis and adjusting the right treatment. After physical examination your doctor may recommend you to undergo special laboratory tests and procedures to evaluate your erectile dysfunction.