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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Suffering from back injury and erectile dysfunction

    The term ‘back injury’ is a catch-all term that describes a broad range of injuries that you could be afflicted with. Some are more serious and more painful than others, but for men, a back injury and erectile dysfunction can be particularly difficult to deal with.

    Back injuries can cause considerable swelling, whether they involve soft tissue injuries, impact injuries or other things. While it is rare to suffer from erectile dysfunction following a back injury, it is worth being aware of this. If you suddenly start to get problems following an injury to your back, you should see your GP, as it may be a symptom of the injury itself.

    Problems with blood flow

    If blood flow is compromised due to the injury – perhaps because of swelling around the site of the injury, for example – you could end up having problems in this area. This in turn can lead to emotional problems and a much longer recovery time. It is important to get advice from your GP if you experience this – it could lead to reduced symptoms and a better recovery.

    It would be difficult to come to terms with something like this if you had an accident you were not to blame for. It doesn’t matter how that accident happened, only that someone else was found to be to blame for causing it. Just imagine how this might make you feel, especially when considering the fallout you experienced from the original injury. It could take time to come to terms with everything.

    Have you experienced a back injury and erectile dysfunction?

    If you know the erectile dysfunction stems directly from your back injury, you could claim compensation for this as well as the original injury. The two are connected, and you may not have had the injury to begin with if a third party hadn’t been negligent.

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    To find out whether negligence can be proven in your case, call us at Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500, or ring 0333 500 0993 if you’re using a mobile phone. A back injury and erectile dysfunction can be particularly difficult to deal with, especially if you know someone else caused the original accident to happen. You may have a chance to be represented by one of our solicitors who deals specifically in personal injury cases. Why not call now and see?

    Date Published: November 16, 2016

    Author: Allison Whitehead

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