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 been having trouble maintaining an erection since the past few weeks. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, Hello, I have trouble maintaining an erection and holding in my ejaculation. Then once I ejaculate, I get the urge that my bowel will empty or lose control. After the contractions to expel semen, the muscles feel weak to hold in the bowel and bladder. It is very worrying. The nerves and m...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Sorry to hear about your trouble. For me to help you, I need a few more details from your side: Are you diabetic or hypertensive? Are you on any medication at the moment? Have you had any spinal injury or surgery in the past? How long ha...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing tenderness in my penis and a painful erection after vigorous sexual intercourse and frequent masturbation. How can I overcome it?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been undergoing regular vigorous sexual intercourse and frequent masturbation. A few weeks ago, I felt symptoms like a painful erection, tender penis, erectile dysfunction not sustained, slight discoloration of the penis, and abnormal blood flow. The doctor advised giving up ma...  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Do you have any history of medicine intake in the past two to three weeks? Thank you.  Read Full »

How do I overcome erectile dysfunction and thyroid issues?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from a thyroid problem. My TSH level is on the higher side. At present, I am taking 50 mg Thyroxine. For the last 4 or 5 months, I have been suffering from erectile dysfunction. Please give me a proper solution.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Unfortunately, the information provided at this stage is very limited, and it is difficult to interpret and make conclusions.I request you to post the following details: Your age. How the problem started, whether it was of acute (sudden) onset or on and off initiall...  Read Full »

Why am I having problems with erection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17-year-old male, and I have trouble getting and maintaining a full hard erection. This is going on for a little longer than a month. I am in perfect physical shape, so I feel it really weird that this is happening to me. I do not have any physical issues or performance anxiety...  Read Full »

Dr. Pandey Saurabh Hridaynarayan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query, and having erection trouble from time to time is not necessarily a cause for concern. However, if erectile dysfunction is an ongoing issue, it can cause stress, affect your self-confidence, and contribute to relationship problems. Problems getting or ...  Read Full »

My testosterone level is low and I am facing erection issues. Shall I go for testosterone injection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 35-year-old male weight 136 kgs and height 6 ft 1". My blood sugar is 160, HbA1c is 7.2. Testosterone is 153, free testosterone is 3.2. I am undergoing treatment for depression for which my medications are Qutipin 50 mg at night and Arip Mt 10 mg bd. I have consulted a sexologist ...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Erectile dysfunction, in your case, could be due to depression itself, due to medications, or low testosterone levels, or diabetes. 1. Are you diabetic? 2. When did erection problems start? Was it related to an episode of depression, or was it after starting medici...  Read Full »

Does Cernos gel help erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor, I have low libido problem. As a result of which I am suffering from ED since two years. I am 38 years old, married and having one daughter aged 6 years. I had some issue of erectile dysfunction at 32 years, but it got sorted by itself. I checked my testosterone and it was 295 ng/dL and...  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, your symptoms are due to testosterone deficiency. And you do need testosterone supplement.Well, Depot injection was actually a good option. But, it comes with side effects. Still it is a good option as you need to take injection just once in one or two months.Testost...  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

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....  Read Full »

24 year old Male. How to perform Kegel exercise to improve my sexual life?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old male. I weigh 43 kg and I have problem in having sex. How do I improve my sexual life?  Read Full »

Dr. Amit Arora

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would like to ask you a few questions. Since how long have you been suffering from this problem? What kind of sex problem do you have, erection problem or premature ejaculation? Do you have nightfall too? Is there any kind of stress in your life? Are you a smoker or n...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take Gabapentin for back stiffness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33 year old unmarried male, and I have a back stiffness problem for more than three years. Everyone gives the says that my posture is not proper while walking. Two years back when I consulted a doctor, he suspected ankylosing spondylitis, but HLA-B27 was negative. After seeing...  Read Full »

Dr. Divya Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis is a clinical and radiological diagnosis. The clinical criteria is a history of inflammatory back pain, and the pain is worse in mornings and ...  Read Full »

I am 60 years old with high blood pressure. Can I use Viagra?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 60 years old. I usually take Viagra 50 mg from time to time with good effect. Now I have high blood pressure, and it is maintained at 140/80 mmHg. I take Telma 40 and Loprin. I have no blood sugar. Please advise whether I can take Viagra or not.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have not mentioned how much time elapsed for you to take blood pressure medications. If you have been on medications for a couple of weeks and you have pretty good control over the blood pressure, then yes, you can take Viagra (Sildenafil) the same way you were tak...  Read Full »

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