Nowadays, many male patients have unspoken secrets, such as sexual dysfunction, which often manifests as sexual desire disorders, impotence, premature ejaculation, ejaculation, non ejaculation, and retrograde ejaculation, but do not know what to do? Experts say that when you have these symptoms, you should immediately go to a regular hospital for a timely examination. So what tests are needed to see sexual dysfunction?
1、 Laboratory examination
The examination of sexual dysfunction can first be carried out in the laboratory. Specific examination items include the determination of plasma testosterone, estradiol, prolactin, luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, thyroxine, and blood sugar. If the plasma luteinizing hormone increases and the level of testosterone decreases, the lesion is in the testis; For example, both plasma luteinizing hormone and testosterone are decreased, prolactin is increased, and the lesion is located under the optic colliculus; If plasma testosterone and thyroxine (T3, T4) increase simultaneously, it is related to hyperthyroidism. When suspected of genital tract inflammation, a microscopic examination of prostate fluid can be performed.
2、 Neurological examination and others
Secondly, the examination of sexual dysfunction also requires the patient to examine their nervous system, such as the sensation or reflexes in the vulva and perineum. The bladder internal pressure, bulbocavernous muscle reflex, and nighttime penile erection were measured.
3、 Physical examination
Finally, the item of sexual dysfunction examination also needs to look at the physical condition of the patient. This physical examination mainly focuses on the development of the patient's secondary sexual characteristics; Check the external genitalia for abnormalities, trauma, and the size, texture, and deformity of the pill. When genital tract inflammation is suspected, a digital rectal examination should be performed to check the size of the prostate and seminal vesicles. Texture, tenderness, etc.