Erectile Dysfunction in Young Men: Effective Treatment in NYC

by Alex Shteynshlyuger MD


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We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patients.  Find out our office hours or directions to our office

We offer affordable appointment prices with or without insurance.  Low-cost Viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis (tadalafil) are available to our patients.


How Common are Erection Problems in Young Men?

Erection Problem in Young MenStudies show that 25% of men who are treated for erectile dysfunction are younger than age 40.  In our experience, we have seen men as young as 15-16 years old who presented to us for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

It is important to note that many people misidentify erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation.

Erectile dysfunction refers to problems with getting and keeping erections are that sufficiently hard.

Premature ejaculation (PE) refers to a condition when a man ejaculates and then loses erection too fast.  Premature ejaculation is a treatable condition.  At New York Urology Specialists, we treat both ED and PE in young men.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) in NYC in Young Men

We see many young men, students, unemployed, and young professionals who experience problems with erections.

Some men have lifelong problems that have not been addressed; other men have an occasional or new and persistent problem.  Occasionally the problems may be due to relationship issues, new sexual partners or stress.

Regardless of the cause, erection problems in young men are treatable.

Sexual Problems: Symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction

Many young men in school, college, graduate schools and at the beginning of their careers experience occasional sexual problems, including difficulty with obtaining erections when they need to happen as well as difficulty maintaining them. In other words, they experience symptoms of ED (erectile dysfunction).  

Erection problems may be associated with professional stress at work or school.  Occasionally, erection problems are associated with excessive alcohol consumption.

Many young men experience problems with erections with new sexual partners or early on in their relationship.  Often a man may be able to get good erections with masturbation but not when they are needed with a partner.  This is called situational erectile dysfunction due to performance anxiety.

Situational erectile dysfunction is caused by a high level of adrenergic stimulation (anxiety or fight or flight response).  Situational erectile dysfunction can be successfully treated with ED medicationsIn rare situations, penile injections may be necessary.

It is important for young men to be fully evaluated as we often find medical problems that underlie erection problems such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or pre-diabetes, low testosterone, and obesity.

Young men with sexual problems fall into 2 categories: (1) Erectile dysfunction which means inability to obtain or maintain an adequate erection and (2) men with ejaculatory problems, most commonly premature ejaculation.

Many men with erectile dysfunction have coexistent premature ejaculation.

Erectile Dysfunction Causes in Young Men

Traditionally, erectile dysfunction was classified as organic (caused by diabetes, heart disease, and similar conditions) or as psychogenic (caused by anxiety, stress, depression and similar causes).

As we understood the biology of the brain and the mechanism of erectile dysfunction better, it is now clear that there is no clear-cut separation between psychogenic causes and organic causes of erectile dysfunction.  The mechanism that controls erections is the same and whether it is disrupted by diabetes or anxiety, the treatment approach is similar.

Premature Ejaculation (PE) in Young Men

Premature ejaculation (or coming too fast) is a significant problem as it may lead to a lack of satisfaction for man’s partner as well as for the man himself.  Some men have life-long PE (premature ejaculation) but for most men, premature ejaculation when it occurs, is a new problem.  There are a number of treatment options for premature ejaculation including behavioral as well as creams, numbing sprays, and oral medications including SSRI.

Psychogenic ED: Situational Erectile Dysfunction

Situational erectile dysfunction is very common among young men.  It typically occurs with new partners and new relationships.  The stress of a new relationship and performance expectations lead to performance anxiety which causes vasoconstriction of blood vessels. Decreased blood flow makes it difficult to obtain and maintain an erection.  In addition, neurogenic signals that normally help men to get an erection can be obtunded and impaired as a result of anxiety and stress.

  • As many as 20-30% of men under age 40 have organic causes for impotence.
  • Smoking is a common risk factor for erectile dysfunction in young men
  • Medical problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, and perineal trauma are common underlying causes of erectile dysfunction among younger males.
  • Peyronie’s disease (scarring in the penis) is a recognized risk factor for erectile dysfunction in younger men.
  • Illicit drug use is a common risk factor for erectile dysfunction in younger men in New York City.
  • Some prescription medications are known to contribute to the risk of erectile dysfunction.
  • Low testosterone levels may also predispose to erectile dysfunction in younger men.

For most men, situational ED is reversible and can be overcome.

What is the Significance of Erectile Dysfunction in Young Men?

Erectile dysfunction is a significant problem for young men as it may make it difficult to establish and maintain intimate relationships.  Studies also demonstrate that men with erectile dysfunction are less likely to perform well at work and to get promotions.  This may be an indication that erectile dysfunction produces significant stress on the affected men that affects them beyond the sexual sphere.

Studies show that men who experience erectile dysfunction have increased the risk of future cardiovascular disease and may need to be monitored more closely.

Treatment for ED in Young Men

Effective treatment options are available. The choice of treatment depends on the severity of the problem, patient preferences including frequency of intercourse and medical history.

In general medications such as Cialis, Viagra and Stendra work well for young men.  For men with more complex erection problems, other treatment options such as penile injections or VED may be beneficial. In some young men with severe ED caused by underlying medical problems such as diabetes, priapism or renal failure, a penile implant may offer a good long-term solution.  Shockwave therapy for ED can be helpful in younger men with vascular risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, and renal insufficiency.

Where to Get Treatment for ED in NYC?

At New York Urology Specialists, we offer specialized treatment for ED for men. Same-day appointments are available.

Call/text today: 1-646-663-5211 or make an appointment online.  

We treat sexual and erection problems and offer comprehensive STD testing for infections.  We treat penile problems in men, including phimosis, balanitis, penile irritation, and penile redness. We perform a no-scalpel vasectomy, vasectomy reversal, cosmetic circumcision, circumcision revision, penile frenuloplasty. We offer confidential appointments.

Our prices are ED treatment prices are affordable with or without insuranceLow-cost Viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis (tadalafil) are available to our patients.  We offer free insurance verification.

Read Real Stories of Men who Underwent Treatment for ED at New York Urology Specialists.

We offer ED treatment to patients within driving distance to our offices as well as from other states and countries.  Our patients come from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut, and over 30 countries worldwide.

What do Penile Problems Look Like?

You can find pictures of penile problems including before and after treatment images in our image gallery.

What You Need to Know:

Why Choose New York Urology Specialists for Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction?

  • All treatment is performed by a board-certified urologist experienced in treating men with symptoms of ED, premature ejaculation, and other sexual problems using medical therapy, minimally invasive therapies, lasers, and surgery.
  • We are one of the few practices in the region to offer a full range of options for the treatment of sexual, and erection problems in men.
  • We offer diagnostic testing in our office which avoids hospital costs.
  • Extensive Experience: Thousands of men have treated successfully using medical therapy, shockwave therapy for ED, penile injections with Trimix, and penile implant surgery.
  • Confidential and Understanding Care. We understand that most of our patients desire privacy.  We see patients with a variety of urological problems. Your reason for visiting us is entirely confidential.
  • We are one of the few practices in the region to offer a full range of options for the treatment of sexual and erection problems in men.
  • We are conveniently located within 30-60 minute commute to men who are seeking ED treatment in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester, Long Island, Bronx, and New Jersey.

Scheduling Appointments for ED Treatment at New York Urology Specialists


If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5211.

We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patients.  Find out our office hours or directions to our office

We offer affordable prices with or without insurance.  Low-cost Viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis (tadalafil) are available to our patients.

We offer weekday, weekend, and evening office hours.

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a board-certified urologist, who specializes in all aspects of care for sexual problems in men including ED, premature ejaculation, and other sexual concerns.  He has successfully treated hundreds of men with sexual problems including ED and poor libido.


Patients Reviews

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Peronis Disease
by on Aug 04, 2019

Dr Alex was both knowledgeable and concise with his diagnosis and advice which was well received. Dr was her knowledgeable in the subject and provided good advice.

3P Removal
by on Jul 24, 2019

Went to get my penile papule remove. Got done same day, it was fast, great staff, and most importantly, pleased with the result.

Recommendation
by on Jul 18, 2019

Therefore I would like to recommend you to anyone who need your services.

Urology Visit
by on Jul 18, 2019

Staff were all very welcoming. Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger was very knowledgeable and attentive during my time spent with him.

Outstanding
by on Jul 09, 2019

Went in for a procedure with Dr. Alex and he was very calm and thorough about the the operation and the recovery. From the front desk to his assistants, everyone was very courteous, professional and polite. I highly recommend NY Urologist Specialist. They are outstanding!!!

Friendly , courteous, effiecient and professional
by on Sep 15, 2018

Wyts Wyts recommends New York Urology Specialists via Facebook. September 15, 2018 · Friendly , courteous, effiecient and professional staff members. This office i highly recommend for any and all Urology matters. Dr Alex Shteynshlyuger is very professional and knowledgable easy to communicate with. Thanks Dr Alex

Satisfied Patient
by on Sep 15, 2018

I am very please and satisfied with everything that has been offorded to me by New York Urology Specialist Office.....Dr Alex

Surgical Procedure
by on Sep 01, 2018

Dr Alex and his staff are through professionals in every sense of the word. From initial diagnosis to a period of evaluating and ruling out options, we decided upon a surgical solution, which appears for the most part to have corrected the issue. Thanks to Ana, and the staff, especially Dr. Alex for treating me so well. Best regards, Lee

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by on Aug 16, 2018

Outstanding service

A very good doctor
by on Aug 15, 2018

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyugerand is careful, patient, experienced. Uses innovative approaches, that actually yield results. He is indeed a good doctor, in every sense

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by on Apr 11, 2018

I am very satisfied with the treatment I received at new york urology specialist and would recommend them to other patients.they are the very best.

My wife was elated
by on Jan 15, 2018

Well I put it to use last night and man, good job. My wife was elated. u made it much better somehow, so thank u for fixing my penis

Thankful
by on Dec 05, 2017

"Cannot express how thankful I am I found Dr. Shtetnshlyuger. After undergoing surgery to correct a penile torsion I couldn't be happier with the results. A great doctor who is clearly good at what he does. With something as important as your private area, It's nice to be able to rest easy and know you are in good hands.." via HealthGrades.com 12/5/2017

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by on Nov 19, 2017

I am writing to thank dr. Alex. He is thorough, professional, knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. I have seen him for ED and prostate issues, and he has explained all my options clearly, and found solutions that have been a great help. thank you! I highly recommend both Dr. Alex and his staff, which I find to be helpful, friendly, knowledgeable and very professional. They are a pleasure to deal with and all have been a great help.

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by on Sep 14, 2017

I am very much thankful for meeting Dr Alex .I had a very serious medical problem I visited many doctors but none could not help me it was very difficult for me until I visited Dr Alex after a couple visits my medical problem is no more I feel very great also I felt almost 20 years younger Dr Alex is second to none fantastic doctor. Thanks again Dr Alex from my family.

Excellent doctor
by on Jul 03, 2014

I am feeling better now after visiting clinic New York urology specialists. Excellent staff and appointment on time.

Thank you for excellent care
by on Jan 07, 2013

Dear Dr. Alex: We want to thank you for the excellent care you provided for George during his emergency operation and the follow up treatment. Your quiet, confident manner was reassuring to us during a very scary time for us. We will never forget you. George Sally R. Date: 2013

We love you!
by on Feb 16, 2012

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger and Staff – Thank you so much for taking care of my husband Bob. Dr. Alex: I thank God everyday for you. You were an answer to prayer.

ED is Treatable in Nearly Every Man

Excellence-Urology_Care-banner2At New York Urology Specialists, our urologists are specially trained in the evaluation and treatment of erectile dysfunction.  We understand the challenges that ED creates for our patients, their relationships, and their self-esteem.  We help you find a treatment for erectile dysfunction that fits your needs, lifestyle, and your preferences.

Urologists are doctors specializing in the treatment of men with erectile dysfunction. By the virtue of our experience and skill, we are able to offer an effective treatment option for nearly every man who desires an effective treatment for ED.  We offer medical and surgical treatment for erectile dysfunction.

We Treat Some of the Most Complex ED Problems Including:

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Call/text today: 1-646-663-5211 or make an appointment online

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a fellowship-trained board-certified urologist with expertise in the evaluation and treatment of sexual and erection problems in men using modern effective and proven treatment methods.  We offer inflatable penile implant, shockwave therapy for ED, and treatment for Peyronie’s disease.

He is highly recommended by top primary care physicians in the New York area. If you or someone you know has been experiencing urological symptoms, make an appointment to take advantage of Dr. Shteynshlyuger’s expert advice. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.


If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5211.

We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patients.  Find out our office hours or directions to our office

We offer affordable appointment prices with or without insurance.  Low-cost Viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis (tadalafil) are available to our patients.

We offer weekday, weekend, and evening office hours.

 

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