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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 am worried about erectile dysfunction. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am having trouble maintaining an erection with my penis and it bends within a minute. Also during intercourse, there is rapid ejaculation within one minute which leaves my wife unsatisfied. Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. It can be due to Stress related to work or family. Night duties disrupting regular routines. Lack of regular exercise and yoga. Depression. Varicocele. Fear of failure (one episode of erectile dysfunction (ED) leadin...  Read Full »

I have soreness in my scrotum and could not get an erection. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I was having an intimate moment with my partner. We were getting close, and I kept getting an erection but did not ejaculate. This went on for four hours. I then noticed a very slight tenderness in my scrotum region. I briefly experienced it even while standing. After about an hour or so,...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Long erection can cause pain, and because of pain and tenderness, temporary erectile problems can occur. However, it would be best to have it checked to determine why it takes so long to ejaculate and the exact cause of tenderness. It would ...  Read Full »

Why do I have premature ejaculation and erection problems?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction problems since last year. I took so many medicines, like Tadalafil, testosterone injections, and so on. What to do? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern about your symptoms. It can be due to 1. Stress due to work or family, night duties. Plan for regular exercise and yoga.2. Depression.3. Varicocele.4. Fear of failure: Having one episode of erectile dysfunction (ED) on...  Read Full »

I am 44 years old and suffering from erection problem. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 44-years-male and suffering from erection problem for the past 20 years. Kindly advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Gajanan Shirpad Bhat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I presume that you have difficulty in having an erection, which is not good enough to penetrate the vagina. I also assume that you have no other comorbidities, other than hepatitis B. With this background, I would like to prescribe tablet Tazzle 20 mg (Tadalafil) thr...  Read Full »

I am having painful ejaculations and erectile dysfunction for the past six months. Can you help?

Query: Hello doctor, Six months ago, I started having painful ejaculations and erectile dysfunction. The ejaculations are not painful anymore, but the erectile dysfunction is still present. Even Trimix is not working. I also noticed semen comes out in my urine sometimes. When my girlfriend masturbates with...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav Vishal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. There are multiple causes of erectile dysfunction. Pain in your testes during ejaculation can be a sign of a testicular infection called orchitis. Proper diagnosis requires a physical examination by a urologist and a scan of the scrotu...  Read Full »

Can I take Sildenafil with my antihypertensive drugs for ED?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 61 Years old man weighing 185 pounds, a non-drinker, non-smoker, and generally in good health. I had never had an operation or been hospitalized. I work in an office, mainly sitting, and I walk about 15 to 45 minutes daily. I swim for about 5 (May to September) months every year...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I must tell you a few things. Hypertension itself can cause erection problems if atherosclerosis of concerned vessels is there. Irbesartan may cause erectile problems, so if you feel you can, go for another anti-hypertensive drug. Sildenafil, that is, Viagra, should ...  Read Full »

I have not gotten an erection for a few days. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 18-year-old male and have not gotten an erection easily for the last few days. Is it erectile dysfunction? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. The reasons for erectile dysfunction (ED) are stress and depression. Other causes include varicocele which can be diagnosed with an ultrasound scrotum, fear of failure having one episode of ED once can make you feel you will end up with E...  Read Full »

How do I know if I have a venous leak?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old, and my weight is 68 kg. I do not have BP or diabetes, and I do not smoke. I go for a walk and sometimes run three days a week. I do Intermittent fasting, so my cholesterol levels are normal. I have seen a local physician who did a few tests to check my LH, FSH, prolact...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I suggest you not worry.  Read Full »

Is it safe to take Cabergoline for erectile dysfunction due to Prozac?

Query: Hi doctor, I take Prozac 40 mg for a long time as a constant treatment by the specialist for GAD and SAD (chronic case). My weight is 93 kg, and my height is 175 cm. I take Crestor 2.5 mg daily. I do not have any other problems or illnesses. I am doing nearly well on Prozac, comparable with other S...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Chanchal Azad

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I am happy to give you a second opinion on your problem. I can see the dilemma regarding your GAD (generalized anxiety disorder) treatment and erectile dysfunction (ED). I like to summarize your problems. You have, 1) Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). 2) Soc...  Read Full »

I am a diabetic with ED and depression. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,I am diabetic suffering from ED and depression. Please advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Ohams Ike Henry

Answer: Hello, Welcome to By ED do you mean erectile dysfunction or anything else? You are a male, so I pressure you to mean erectile dysfunction. The erectile dysfunction, together with the fact that you have to be on medication for your sugar control that could have been responsible for the d...  Read Full »

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