Erectile Dysfunction

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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My 36-year-old husband has erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband is 36 years old. He has erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation and has lost interest in sex. Kindly advise.   Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have reviewed the attachments (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Erectile dysfunction (ED) and premature ejaculation can occur due to multiple factors, and psychological factors have a substantial contribution. In th...  Read Full »

Should I be concerned about the pain and bruising in my penis along with erection problems after masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old and have a question regarding my penis. I noticed that I had slight pain after frequent masturbation. However, my penis does not become erect, and I have slight bruising. Should I be worried about it?  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, you will have pain and inflammation of the penile skin due to friction. However, it is normal; you do not need to worry about it. I suggest you avoid masturbation for a week and give it time to heal.  Read Full »

I cannot come to a climax during sex, but while masturbation, everything is fine. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old male and have a habit of masturbation. I recently got married, and during sex, I cannot come to the climax, but while masturbation, everything is fine. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to I understand your concern. Now that you are married, you must cut down on masturbation; if possible, avoid it altogether. People who have masturbated a lot in the past can sometimes face this problem of delayed ejaculation and weak erections during the actual ac...  Read Full »

Why do I not get an erection with my new partner?

Query: Hello doctor, I do not know why, but I do not feel confident and cannot get a boner with this new partner I have. I am depressed and this is nothing new to me. I have dated her before and it was the same thing. She really intimidates me and this does not happen with other partners I have had. Pleas...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Probably, you are suffering from erectile dysfunction situational type. It can be managed by two different approaches: Non-drug - Dual sex therapy and behavioral therapy. Drug treatment includes the Sildenafil, Vardenafil, Tadalafil, Phentolamine, etc. It is diffi...  Read Full »

I have erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. What tests should I get?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35-year-old male. I have erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. My height is 5 feet, and my weight is around 68 kg. I do exercise twice a week. I want to go ahead and get a testosterone level test. Please give me your advice on this. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav Vishal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. For your problem of erectile dysfunction (ED) and premature ejaculation, I would suggest you get blood tests such as; 1. Serum testosterone. Both free and total testosterone. 2. Serum lipid profile. 3. Thyroid ...  Read Full »

My erection goes flacid in a few minutes. What is the problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I have type 2 diabetes with erectile dysfunction for a year. It gets hard for few minutes and then it comes back completely down. I have this problem often. Please give me a solution to solve these two problems. I do physical activity like yoga and walking. My sugar levels are under cont...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I assure you that erectile dysfunction is one of the common complications of long-standing diabetes mellitus and the majority of patients respond well to the available medications. To manage erectile dysfunction, try to control your blood suga...  Read Full »

Please suggest a medicine, which can cure erection problems and low libido.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 year old male, who has schizophrenia and depression from the last 12 years. My current problem is low libido and erection-related issues. I do not wish to take any medicine like Viagra or other similar medicines. Please suggest a medicine which can cure my problem. I also need...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. From the available description, there are following things which are responsible for decreased libido and erection problem: Obesity. Diabetes. High blood pressure and medications. Low testosterone level. I sugg...  Read Full »

My penis was not erect, and I had low pain after intercourse. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have not been in intercourse since that incident. My penis was not erecting properly, and it had very low pain also. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. If the pain is in erect condition only, you might have an injured penis; if it is curved, you will need to do an ultrasound test. Otherwise, give the penis rest for a few days, and it will heal. Your erection problem can be due to lifestyle ...  Read Full »

I am a 26-year-old male, and I cannot maintain my erection for intercourse. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 26-year-old male, and I am facing an issue of erectile dysfunction. I cannot maintain my erection for intercourse, and I also have a lot of pain in my legs. Can you diagnose my condition and its treatment? I have a smoking habit, no diabetes, and no high or low blood pressure com...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Hasmukhbhai Nanda

Answer: Hello,Welcome to problems are common in adult men. Almost all men sometimes have trouble getting or keeping an erection. In many cases, the problem goes away with little or no treatment. In other cases, it can be an ongoing problem. It is a problem if you have trouble getting or...  Read Full »

I cannot keep an erection, and sometimes I do not have an erection during sexual intercourse. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I cannot keep an erection, and sometimes I do not have an erection during sexual intercourse. I get erections in the morning but not during the day like I used to have in my teenage years. I am 24 years old, and for the last six years, I have been masturbating. I would masturbate up to se...  Read Full »

Dr. Muntaqa Butt

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Erectile dysfunction (ED) usually occurs after 40 to 50 years. In your case, you have to at least reduce masturbation or stop it completely. Improve your diet and exercise daily. There are two main types of ED. One is psychogenic, in w...  Read Full »

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