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COVID-19 tied to increased risk for ED

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Data from the first study exploring the association between erectile dysfunction (ED) and COVID-19 in young men in a real-life setting suggest that COVID-19 heightens the risk of developing ED by about six times. 

According to the preliminary data, ED is a marker of increased susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 infection. Men with ED have over 5 times greater odds of having COVID-19 (odds ratio [OR] = 5.27). Furthermore, for men with a history of COVID-19, the OR of developing ED was found to be 5.66. The study was published in Andrology. ED can be a short-term as well as a long-term complication of COVID-19, suggest researchers… (Medscape)

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