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Is It Normal to Have an Erection When Waking Up?

I always get an erection almost every morning when I wake up. Is this normal?
- Levi

Yes, it's completely normal to have an erection when waking up in the morning. In fact, guys often have about three to five erections each night while they sleep, they're just not aware of them.

Reviewed by: Steven Dowshen, MD
Date reviewed: August 2013

*Names have been changed to protect user privacy.

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