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Male sexual problems. Some men who have erection problems caused by
diabetic neuropathy may find injections, implants, or
pump devices helpful. Sildenafil (Viagra) also may be taken to improve
erections, but it should not be taken by people with heart problems. Talk
with your doctor before taking this medicine. For more
information, see the topic Erection Problems (Erectile Dysfunction).
Female sexual problems. Diabetic neuropathy may cause vaginal dryness in some women.
Nonprescription lubricants (such as K-Y Jelly or Astroglide) and estrogen
creams can increase vaginal lubrication and make sex more
April 12, 2012
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Barrie J. Hurwitz, MD - Neurology
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