Erectile dysfunction is a type of sexual dysfunction, where a man is unable to get or keep an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse. It can be psychological or due to some underlying health issue. Physical causes of ED are heart problems, high blood pressure and cholesterol, obesity, diabetes, prostate cancer, etc.
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What can be the cause of my low sexual drive and no erection?
Query: Hello doctor, I am not able to get an erection since yesterday, all of a sudden. Also for the past two days, I do not have sexual urges. I am 21, male. I had not faced erection problems before and till 3 to 4 days ago, I was able to masturbate with no problem. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Erection problem in young people is usually due to anxiety and stress. Masturbation and feeling guilty also cause this. Do you have diabetes mellitus, do you smoke, is there any history of trauma to the lower back, is there any pain in testes? If the answer to all is a ... Read Full »
Is there any natural way to treat ED and PE other than injections?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years old. I am currently facing ED and PE, and reduced muscles and increase waist. Doctor advised for a total testosterone test and the result was 220 and he said it is really low for this age. He advised for injections but is there any natural way to treat it? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Androgen (testosterone) injection for the purpose of treating ED (erectile dysfunction) is acceptable. But, how long one can take the injection is the question. If someone use it for years together, then there will be some side effects. But, this is the definite the... Read Full »
I am having a marital problem because of my past relationship. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27 year old male. I have been married for one and a half years, but I cannot forget my ex-girlfriend. I fell in love with a girl, and one day it was all over because she cheated me. We were in the relationship for eight years. The first time when I discovered that she was cheatin... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I completely understand that you are concerned about your sexual functioning. As you have mentioned that you are experiencing erectile dysfunction, few things need to be clarified. It is not about getting aroused during a movie, remembering your ex-girlfriend, or ... Read Full »
Due to OCD medications, I am facing erectile dysfunction. Is there any Siddha medicine available for this?
Query: Hello doctor, Due to OCD medicine Clofranil 50 mg, erectile dysfunction problem has raised, and subsequently, ejaculation is not happening. Is there any Siddha medicine available for this. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are taking an allopathy drug Clofranil (Clomipramine). Few side effect of this drug is dry mouth, ejaculation failure, and difficulty in urination. Since these are the side effects of the Clofranil, nothing can be done. You can ask the neurologist or psychiatrist (... Read Full »
I am getting erectile dysfunction as a side effect of Dutasteride. How to get out of this?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been using Dutasteride tablets for the past one month for hair loss treatment. I have been facing erectile dysfunction for the past one month. Now, I have come to know that this is the side effect of Dutasteride. How to get out of this? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Drugs like Dutasteride acts by inhibition of conversion of testosterone to its more active and potent form of dihydrotestosterone. Thus the side effects may include loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, low mood, irritability and depression. Although, the frequency of ... Read Full »
My sexual drive is low, and I cannot maintain an erection during intercourse. What could be done?
Query: Hi doctor, I cannot maintain an erection while having penetrative sex. Although, I can stay hard as long as I want when I masturbate. I also go soft while trying to put a condom on. I used to watch porn daily but have not watched it in the past six months. However, I masturbate occasionally and have... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. There is nothing wrong with you in terms of physical disease. Erectile dysfunction and low libido are extremely rare at your age. Instead, I believe you are suffering from performance anxiety and negative sex conditioning. We must remember... Read Full »
I do not get erections, and I have low sex drive. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I am 88 kg and 5.6 feet tall. I have a small penis of 4 inches, and it is soft. I do not get erections, and I have low sex drive. After I urinate, some urine keeps dribbling from my penis. My penis stays soft and shrunken. Kindly help. I have never had sex, as I am ashamed of my penis siz... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Erectile dysfunction is of two types, organic and functional (psychogenic). If you never have had erection in the past and do not feel early morning erections, then I suggest you visit an endocrinologist. Most likely, the cause is subnormal levels of testosterone. If you... Read Full »
It is hard to keep my erection in bed, and my penis size seems to shrink. What could be the reason?
Query: Hi doctor, I can not last long in bed. It is hard to keep my erection in bed, and my penis size seems to shrink. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is said that sex does not exists between the legs but between the ears. It means sexual organs have minimal role in sex, it is actually the brain which breaks it. Erection occurs when a man desires sex, when he sees, feels, or imagines erotic things and situation... Read Full »
I have been suffering from erectile problems and reduced sexual stamina for the past two years. Can Yoga cure it?
Query: Hi doctor, I am planning to marry in the next two to three months. However, I am worried about my erection and stamina. My erection does not last for more than 30 seconds, and it is not hard enough. When I tried having sex for the first time two years back, I could not get a firm erection even afte... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your reports are usual (attachments removed to preserve patients identity), so, no need to worry. I suggest you go for 30 minutes of brisk walking in an open space (garden, park, roadside) with sunlight exposure (evening or morning times) to correct your vitamin D a... Read Full »
I am 30 years old with erectile dysfunction due to excessive masturbation, Can you please guide me doctor?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old and have been suffering from erectile dysfunction issues for the past year. I can get an erection but cannot sustain it, but sometimes I can get a morning erection that stays for a longer time. After taking food, the situation gets worse; I cannot get even a normal er... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. In order to be physically and mentally healthy, you need to reduce the frequency of masturbation. You may involve in other engaging hobbies (like pets, gardening, swimming, playing, etc.) with your friends. Pranayama or yoga practice also ... Read Full »