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So when I started anxiety/depression meds. a few months back I haven't been able to finish with my partner which i know isn't ED but I guess they call it delayed ejaculation. This is a concern and all though you wish you had this issue most of the time failing to finish isn't awesome for either person. I've tried a couple things to help the situation but clearly it has changed dramatically since meds. Is there code for this? Thank you

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Mine might be lumped under the same thing though I have both issues. ED really falls under loss of use of a creative organ, which is a catch-all for body systems that aren't already classified other w

I was awarded smc K for ED secondary to major depression. 

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Yes they can cause it  but as I got older no problems there until I started taking medications for PTSD.  This is what a VA  Urologist mention about what related to and the cause of my E.D.

A Male can have  other problems other than not finishing  or finishes to soon  or can't get erection  this is why he needs to see a Urologist Specialist.

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 not not finishing is a much more difficult problem  than finishing to soon and an underlying problem could be the cause as well and should be seen about.

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46 minutes ago, Riplip said:

If you are taking antidepressants for a service connected issue like I am then maybe it can be claimed. I'm not sure about the pyramiding effect though. My SC hearing loss gives me anxiety/depression which I take the meds for which is causing this issue. 

I was awarded smc K for ED secondary to major depression. 

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Quick little update to this issue. Its been since May and I've been through 4 different medications some adding crazy side effects like cold sweats , bad dreams, more anxiety and that type of stuff. Still have the ED and today I go to a C&P for it. I'm trying for SMC K since the research I've done and what the fine people here think I believe I should get it. If I have to stay on these meds. and they can't find one that works then ED it is I guess. Kind of sucks. As soon as I hear back or have more info., I will add it in here. Maybe somebody else has the same issue and this could help them. Thanks

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Riplip If the meds don't work, or have bad side effects, you don't have to take the meds to get SMC(k). Don't let them say that to you. It's like hearing aides; just because you don't wear them doesn't take away the fact that you can't hear. Have a listing of the different meds that were prescribed, and what side effects/results from taking them to bring to the C&P and show them. If you can show s-c for the ED, like taking meds that VA prescribed FOR A S-C disability, I expect you will get the grant. IMO

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