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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I have tingling and numbness in penis with erection problem. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, My penis is numb, and the tingling feeling is going down to my toes. I am not able to get an erection, and having difficulty urinating. I have only one kidney.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Numbness and tingling sensation in the toes in addition to erectile dysfunction and difficulty passing urine it also might be combined, but constipation indicates a neurological issue (nerve supply issues), and various reasons cause this neurological issue. One is viral...  Read Full »

Kindly help with my erectile dysfunction.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. I am currently experiencing erectile dysfunction. My penis is not erecting like before, and I have an awkward sex experience with my partner. What do I need to do?  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Erectile dysfunction has two main types one is psychogenic or organic. You are 29 years and unlikely to suffer from chronic diseases like diabetes or hypertension, and you are not on any long term medications. Therefore it is most probably the psychogenic type of erecti...  Read Full »

Sildenafil for erectile dysfunction gave only little effect. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. I am currently experiencing chronic ED and premature ejaculation as well. I have had issues with premature ejaculation more or less my whole life but not as severe as it has become after this sudden erectile dysfunction. I have been to the urologist and he prescribed...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation are usually related problems and must be very annoying problem at your age. From your details, your weight is 73 kg means you are fit and testosterone is normal. I wonder if you have and long term medical issues like diabet...  Read Full »

I have erectile dysfunction and low libido. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am facing with erectile dysfunction from the past couple of weeks and low libido, decrease in sexual desire. Before that, everything worked fine. I have performance pressure.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please elaborate on what kind of issues you are facing? Do you have any ongoing stress? Any history of hypertension or diabetes? Any medicines you started recently? How the problem developed?  Read Full »

Is prone masturbation the cause of poor erection?

Query: Sir what is prone masturbation and how can it be cured?? I am prone to masturbation for the last 14 years. I recently got married and cannot get proper erection during foreplay.  Read Full »

Dr. Mbuomboh Liwo Blaise

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi Welcome to and thanks for posting your query here. I have read and understood your concern. Prone masturbation is when you lie face down on your chest and maturbate, be it by thrusting again the mattress, pillow, floor or into your hands. One of the well known consequences of prone ma...  Read Full »

I am suffering from weak erections. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from weak erections and they are not hard enough and also I do not experience morning erections. For many years I could not experience due to excessive masturbation. I also see foamy urine (probably semen) and urine dribbling. I suffer from loss of appetite, too many gases...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the reports and the reports are fine but the testosterone levels are low. This should be evaluated properly. If you are obese then high weight could be the cause of low levels. This might be contributing to poor erection. Testosterone injections a...  Read Full »

Please suggest some medicine to improve premature ejaculation.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 36 year old unmarried male. I have been suffering from premature ejaculation for the past 12 years. As my friend suggested, I am using Suhagra 50 mg pill before intercourse and had good erection. During my first time intercourse, I had very quick ejaculation. I was able to hold my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You can discuss with your dermatologist regarding erectile dysfunction and stop Finax (Finasteride). For premature ejaculation, I suggest Dapoxetine 30 mg one hour before intercourse. You can refer net sources and practice squeeze technique and Kegel exercise. Practice ...  Read Full »

Can anti-anxiety medication cause erectile dysfunction and decrease libido?

Query: Hello doctor, I got married last month. I am not able to maintain a strong erection that is needed for penetration. And, my libido is also low nowadays.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. I request you to provide following information so the diagnosis can be made and suitable remedy can be offered. Have you experienced the same issues while masturbating or doing sex in the past? How did the problem start...  Read Full »

What should I do to fix my weak erections?

Query: Hello doctor, I suffer from weak erections and would like to achieve stronger erections. I have done a little research on some of the medicines.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandip Pramanik


Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your queries. I would like to ask you a few questions. Do you have diabetes, other comorbidities like heart disease or high BP, morning erection, erection while watching pornography, or early ejaculation? You may have ED (erectile dysfunction). ...  Read Full »

My penis is slightly bent and I lose erection soon. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old male. During sex, my penis seems to lose erection quickly to a semierect state, making it hard to penetrate. My penis also has a slight bend. Are there any medications or exercises, food I can focus on?  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hello, Welcome to Erectile dysfunction is a major issue and requires proper diagnosis and treatment. It is mainly either psychological or organic. Psychological causes have few reasons like stress and exhaustion from hard work. Usually, psychological causes will still maintain mornin...  Read Full »

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