Most men have experienced difficulty in getting or keeping an erection at one-time. Having trouble performing in the bedroom when you’re nervous or have had too much to drink may not be something to be concerned about. It isn’t erectile dysfunction until you’ve been experiencing ongoing difficulties.

Do I Have Erectile Dysfunction?

This may be one of the most important tests you’ll ever take. By answering just a few simple questions, you can determine whether you have symptoms of ED.

To take the quiz, think back to the last six months. Consider all of the times when you’ve attempted to be intimate with your partner and answer as truthfully as you can.56

Erectile Dysfunction Quiz

How confident did you feel that you could get and keep an erection?
  1. Very low
  2. Low
  3. Moderate
  4. High
  5. Very high
When you had erections, how often were they hard enough for sex?
  1. Almost never
  2. A few times
  3. Sometimes
  4. Most times
  5. Almost always
Were you able to maintain your erection after penetration?
  1. Almost never
  2. A few times
  3. Sometimes
  4. Most times
  5. Almost always
Were you able to maintain your erection until orgasm?
  1. Almost never
  2. A few times
  3. Sometimes
  4. Most times
  5. Almost always
Is your sex life satisfactory?
  1. Almost never
  2. A few times
  3. Sometimes
  4. Most times
  5. Almost always

Scoring Your ED Quiz

Give yourself 1 point for every A answer, 2 points for every B answer, 3 points for every C answer, 4 points for every D answer, and 5 points for every E answer.

Your total number indicates your level of erectile dysfunction.

  • 1-7: Severe ED
  • 8-11: Moderate ED
  • 12-16: Mild to Moderate ED
  • 17-21: Moderate ED
  • 21-25: No ED

The Next Steps

  • This quiz should give you a better idea of the severity of your ED. Bring the results to your doctor to discuss your symptoms and which treatment options might work best for you
  • ED is commonly treated with lifestyle changes, drug therapy, or a penile implant. You can learn more about your treatment options by reviewing our Erectile Dysfunction Treatment page.
  • Remember, ED isn’t an inevitable part of aging. The sooner you seek treatment; the sooner you can get back to feeling like your normal self.

Download the E.D. Quiz (Pdf)