The Sexual Disabilities of Man and Their Treatment by Arthur CooperThe Sexual Disabilities of Man and Their Treatment by Arthur Cooper

The Sexual Disabilities of Man and Their Treatment

byArthur Cooper

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. General Treatment. In the treatment of impotence and allied disorders of the sexual function the first thing to be done is to inquire carefully into the patient's general state, both physical and mental. And the next thing is to find out whether he is suffering from any general or local disease likely to be the cause of the sexual trouble whatever it may be--in other words, not to conclude that the sexual trouble is primary until the secondary or symptomatic forms have been excluded. In what is called organic impotence the treatment, if any be practicable, will mostly be by one or other of the operations which are described in all works on surgery. It is only necessary here to say a word about the very troublesome class of cases in which coitus is interfered with by bending or other distortion of the penis on erection from the presence of indurated patches or lumps in the fibrous sheath or erectile tissue. Besides syphilis and gonorrhoea these have been attributed to various causes, of which gout and injury are the chief. In diabetes also nodules in the penis have been noted, and these are said to diminish in size if the treatment of the glycosuria is successful. The treatment of indurations due to injury or gout is unsatisfactory. Sometimes they decrease in size spontaneously; sometimes the usual remedies for gout, including iodides, seem to have a favourable effect; and sometimes the patches remain stationary or slowly increase in spite of treatment. Locally, various preparations of mercury and iodine have been used with varying results. When impotence occurs with Bright's disease or Diabetes, or as a consequence of injury or organic disease of the Nervous system, the impairment of sexual power must of course be looked on as part of the more ...
Title:The Sexual Disabilities of Man and Their TreatmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217611621

ISBN - 13:9780217611626