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Question: does hemophilia affect male sexual preformance in any way?

 greenshark19 - Sat May 30, 2009 6:55 pm

I have a boyfriend who has hemophila type a and he is reluctant to have sex. i was wondering if it was because his hemophilia is restricting him or would cause problems for him. i didnt think it would but id like to ask just to know for sure.
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:03 am

User avatar Hello,A very good question.While there are no factors preventing hemophiliacs having sex,he should be informed about the complication of priapism.If erections persists with out becoming flaccid for a few hours it could be a medical emergency especially in hemophliacs when untreated could lead to permanent damage.This awareness is important.Hope I have answered your question.Check whether he is bothered about this.Counselling may be required.

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