Every guy experiences occasionally difficulty getting or keeping an erection. Having trouble performing in the bedroom when you’re nervous or have had too much to drink is completely normal. It isn’t erectile dysfunction until you’ve been experiencing ongoing difficulties.

Do I Have Erectile Dysfunction? Quiz

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 should seek treatment for ED.

To take the quiz, think back to 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.

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Were you able to maintain your erection after penetration?
    1. Almost never
    2. A few times
    3. Sometimes
    4. Most times
    5. Almost always
  4. Were you able to maintain your erection until orgasm?
    1. Almost never
    2. A few times
    3. Sometimes
    4. Most times
    5. Almost always
  5. 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)