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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 have fear of ED since I turned 50. Is my condition worrisome?

Query: Hi doctor, I am concerned about ED. I am 51. I am fit but have hypertension that is controlled using 5 mg of Bystolic daily. BP generally runs 120/77 but can be higher depending upon stress levels. My most recent physical showed healthy levels of cholesterol and blood sugars. I do however have anxi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your description and the likely cause is stress and anxiety. These factors quite commonly affect sexual performance, libido, and erections. Considering your libido was also low during this period, it is likely a stress and anxiety-related issue on...  Read Full »

My penis is not getting any erection. Could this be due to excessive masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 years old and have been masturbating since I was nearly 15 years old. I got to a point where I watched too much porn and masturbated excessively. Sometimes I did it three to five times a day every day, but now I am trying to control my urge to watch porn and masturbate. I have ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query, and it seems the problem is due to exhaustion of the urogenital system due to excessive masturbation. My advice: Stop all sexual activities, including masturbation, for a few weeks to rejuvenate your urogenital system. Do perineal and p...  Read Full »

I am prone to masturbation and am suffering from erectile dysfunction, low sperm quality, and a sex time of under five minutes. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old and started masturbation seven years ago. I am suffering from erectile dysfunction, low sperm quality, and a sex time of under five minutes. Is it possible to improve my health? Please help. Thank you.   Read Full »


Dr. Muntaqa Butt

Answer: Hello, Thank you for stopping by! I am here to provide expert opinions on your medical issues. My advice: Say no to pornography because pornography is a mental driving agent for people who masturbate a lot. This affects a person mentally, shaping the way they think and act in society as a whole. A...  Read Full »

I am an 18-year-old and addicted to masturbation. I have noticed that my penis was not getting as hard as usual during masturbation. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 18 years old and I am addicted to masturbation. In the past two to three days, I have noticed that my penis is not getting as hard as usual during masturbation and is staying soft. Even after stopping for a while, things have not improved. Could this be a sign of erectile dysfuncti...  Read Full »


Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. Masturbation typically does not cause erectile dysfunction (ED). At your age, ED is often temporary and situation dependent, usually related to stress or tension. My recommendation is that you pause masturbation for a few days. Observe whet...  Read Full »

My penile head slopes downward during erection. Is this due to damaged penile ligament?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old male. For the past six months I do not do any physical activities, no exercise, I work only on my laptop and drink very less amount of water. I masturbate almost daily for the past 10 years. I never had sex with any girl. I never used any kind of contaminated stuff w...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammad Aamir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen every picture you have uploaded and I understand your concern. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Premature ejaculation is when you discharge within 30 seconds of masturbation or doing intercourse. Do you ejaculate before 30 seconds when you ...  Read Full »

Why do I not have the same amount of excitement with masturbation as before?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24-year-old male. Lately, I do not feel the same amount of excitement I had when I used to masturbate a few years back. I think I am obsessed with masturbation. Even after ejaculating, I am unable to maintain an erection as I used to have a few years back. I am afraid that I am ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I would like to inform you that loss of erection after ejaculation is entirely normal, and there is nothing abnormal in this regard. Secondly, having an erection and able to masturbate properly indicates t...  Read Full »

Does excess masturbation result in loss of penile sensation?

Query: Hi doctor,How to gain the sensation back on the penis lost due to excess masturbation?  Read Full »


Dr. Yousef Abbas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to know about your problem. Masturbation is dangerous for the sexual arousal cascade. It causes changes in the neurological chains in the body causing erectile dysfunction, loss of sensation, early or delayed ejaculation, infertility, and prostatitis type III...  Read Full »

Can my excessive masturbation be causing erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor, I have masturbated since I am 14 years old. Now I am 26, but I feel sex anxiety. I always monitor my penis to see if it is okay or not. I read an article about masturbation causing erectile dysfunction. Since that day I felt so tensed and had excessive masturbation for the last two y...  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern Masturbation is normal, ninety-five percent of male does that (out of a hundred male ninety-five male). It is just another way of having sex without a partner. It is a good practice, 1. It helps to relieve stress. 2. Boosts mood. 3. Improv...  Read Full »

Please advise me on the treatment to get rid of ED and PE.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 47 years old. I am experiencing ED and PE. Five years back I had a seizure attack once because of high BP for which I have used Eptoin 100 mg daily for three years. Currently, I am on medication for BP using Telma 80 mg and Minipress XL 5 mg (for five years) and taking Insulin 12...  Read Full »


Dr. Vedprakash Verma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. B-blocker like Minipress Excell is causing premature ejaculation and ED with the effect of Eptoin (attachment removed to protect patient identity). plus diabetes also a risk-factor of causing erectile dysfunction. Kindly tell us how is your diabetes and hypertension contr...  Read Full »

I found blood stains in the condom after intercourse. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had protective sex with bar girls and hand jobs inside an Asian spa. I used two condoms during the intercourse, but I could not ejaculate. I ejaculated after masturbating with my hand. After the intercourse, I found blood stains on the bedsheet, and one of the condoms had little bloo...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Blood in semen can be due to various causes. However, urethritis or prostate infection is more common. I suggest you answer the following questions to assist you further. 1. Do you have any other symptoms like painful urination, pain in the t...  Read Full »

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