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dysfunction

 [dis-fungk´shun]
disturbance, impairment, or abnormality of functioning of an organ. adj., adj dysfunc´tional.
erectile dysfunction impotence.
minimal brain dysfunction former name for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
risk for peripheral neurovascular dysfunction a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as being at risk for disruption in circulation, sensation, or motion of an extremity or limb.
sexual dysfunction see sexual dysfunction.

dys·func·tion

(dis-fŭnk'shŭn),
Abnormal or difficult function.

dysfunction

(dĭs-fŭngk′shən)
n.
1. Abnormal or impaired functioning of a bodily system or organ.
2. Failure to achieve or sustain a behavioral norm or expected condition, as in a social relationship.

dys·func′tion·al adj.

dysfunction

A defect in function of one or more tissues. See Axillary nerve dysfunction, Biomechanical dysfunction, Brachial nerve dysfunction, Chemosensory dysfunction, Common peroneal nerve dysfunction, Constitutional liver dysfunction, Distal median nerve dysfunction, Erectile dysfunction, Femoral nerve dysfunction, Medication-induced allograft dysfunction, Primary autonomic dysfunction, Radial nerve dysfunction, Sciatic nerve dysfunction, Sexual dysfunction, Sinus node dysfunction, Somatic dysfunction, Tibial nerve dysfunction, Ulnar nerve dysfunction.

dys·func·tion

(dis-fŭngk'shŭn)
Difficult, impaired, or abnormal function.
[G. dys + L. functio, performance]

dysfunction

Any disorder or abnormality of operation or performance especially of any part of the body.

dys·func·tion

(dis-fŭngk'shŭn)
Abnormal or difficult function.

Patient discussion about dysfunction

Q. What is the best pathophysiology of colorectal cancer. The pathophysiology just has to be brief and concise. It also has to include nursing considerations for the patient.

A. i'm not sure i understand your question...do you mean what is the best treatment for colorectal cancer? patophysiology is the changes the tissue acquired. if you'll give me more details on what you are looking for i'll be more then happy to help you.

Q. I started to suffer from erectile dysfunction? Why is this happening and what can I do to treat it? I am a healthy 52 year old. I have hypertension but i take pills to treat it and my levels are around 130/80. except that I am at great shape. In the last few months I feel that a problem in my sex life. I want to have sex but i can't due to erectile dysfunction. What can be the reason for this? and more important what can I do?

A. get rize2 it lasts about 4 days,and all you have to do is think about sex
and you get a rock hard erection!!!!!

Q. Im a 29 yr old male that has pain after masturbation seems like the longer i go without the better I feel? Should I not masturbate at all? I have had 2 urethral scricture surguries and my doctor he seen no reason for the pain. I feel less of a man because I want to have a healthy sexual relationship with my partner. Should I quit for a long period of time like 6 months and see if the condition will go away? Do you think I may have imflamation or cause damage to urethra from masturbation? Thanks for your time

A. Hi! My guess would be that the pain you are feeling is being caused by scar tissue that has built up from the surgeries that you've had and when you ejaculate that tissue is being forced to stretch in order to allow the ejaculate to pass through the urethra.My ex Husband had something similar after his vascectomy.

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estimates that the value of the erectile dysfunction therapeutic market will reach approximately USD 3.2bn by 2022.
After excluding males with dis-normal sexual hormones, this study found that the ratio of SCH was 29.36% in males with erectile dysfunction, and that was much higher than the 5.43% prevalence of SCH in males in the same area as the previous epidemiological study.13 ED is extremely common in males with dysthyroidism.7 Krysiak R and his colleagues reported that men with subclinical hypothyroidism are characterized with erectile dysfunction when compared with healthy euthyroid males.14 We found similar result that ED patients with SCH had significant lower IIEF-5 scores when compared with healthy euthyroid males.
Keywords: Thyroid dysfunction, Uric acid, Hyperuricemia.
Michael Blaha - an associate professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD - set out to fill this gap in research by investigating the link between erectile dysfunction and heart health in more than 1,900 men over a period of four years.
The anxiety, depression, and sexual dysfunction parameters did not significantly differ among male patients with CKD with respect to education level; however among female patients with CKD, the anxiety (p=0.014), satisfaction (p=0.022), and orgasmic disorder (p=0.034) scores as well as the total score (p=0.033) significantly differed with respect to education.
The cardiovascular risk factors include hypertension, smoking, hyperglycemia, aging, hypercholesterolemia and a family history of atherosclerotic diseases which are concomitant with endothelial dysfunction and cardiovascular disorders5-7.
Sexual function was assessed using the Psychotropic-Related Sexual Dysfunction Questionnaire (PRSexDQ), (13) which comprises 2 introductory items and 5 items pertaining to sexual dysfunction and its tolerability.
This study stresses on the occurrence of diastolic dysfunction in hypertensive patients and also to identify and study the other factors associated with diastolic dysfunction such as age, gender, systolic and diastolic pressure, duration of hypertension, exercise and lifestyle.
Erectile dysfunction is an early symptom of artery disease.
"The call to action is for doctors to really pay attention to sexual dysfunction, even though that might not be the primary issue that brings the patient to them," Dr.
[1] The growing interest for diastolic dysfunction and for diastolic HF has been developed gradually in the last 10-15 years.