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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Did I destroy my penis by masturbating so dry and aggressively?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29-years-old male, and I do not have diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease. But I am suffering from erectile dysfunction and low libido. I can barely get an erection, and when an erection happens, it is incomplete (only 30%), and my penis is not hard enough, immediately go...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your problem. The picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you have uploaded is not opening. Your hormonal, vascular, and even neurological investigations are normal, so you no need to get worried about that. And I would like to t...  Read Full »

I have pain in my left testicle with erectile dysfunction. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old male, and I am experiencing pain in my left testicle. The intensity of pain varies. After the episodes of pain, I have had erectile dysfunction for the past week. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav

Answer: Hello,Welcome to there any change in your testis size? Is it tender to touch?The common causes of testicular pain in your age are:Varicocele (dilated veins around testes).Hydrocele (fluid-filled around testes).Orchitis (testicular infection).And these conditions can eventually cause e...  Read Full »

Can I get a prescription for testosterone replacement therapy if I visit a specialist in person?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 35 year old male. I have been suffering from erectile dysfunction and have tried PDE-5 inhibitors. They work, but they do not give results anymore. I quit smoking, a few years ago, when I was diagnosed with ED. My morning erection is also not as strong as it used to be. Many chec...  Read Full »

Dr. Manjunadh M Nair

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Penile injections are tried in severe cases of erectile dysfunction (ED). Usually, it is prescribed by a urologist, since tests like penile doppler and others have to be done, to rule out any other issues. It is an option if nothing else works. But again, it is not ver...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for erectile dysfunction in a 53-year-old heart patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 53-year-old male, and I have erectile dysfunction. My height is 5'7", and my weight is 83 kg. I am a heart patient, and my current medications are Angispan TR 6.5 mg, Ranolaz 500 mg, Deplatt CV, Met XL 12.5 mg. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for your query. 1) Since how long you are having erectile dysfunction (ED)? 2) Did it start suddenly? 3) Do you have a loss of libido or sexual desire? 4) Have you taken any medicine? Your test reports are normal (attachments removed to pr...  Read Full »

I had surgery to bring down my prolonged erection, and I do not get an erection. why?

Query: Hello doctor, I underwent penile surgery six weeks ago. The surgery was because I had an erection that did not go down for more than 24 hours after taking tablet Trimex. During surgery, they removed the blood that kept my penis erect. I was hospitalized for two days. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This condition is called priapism and you still have erection. If you do not have any pain, then you can wait and observe it. I suggest you to take complete blood count to see check for sickle cells. If you have sickle cells, then you need oxygen to reduce sickle cell...  Read Full »

Is Sildenafil for my erectile dysfunction safe, and what are the side effects of the drug?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a question regarding the safety of Sildenafil for erectile dysfunction. What are the most common side effects of the drug? Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Sildenafil is a prostaglandin inhibitor. Its primary function is constriction of the venous outflow in the penis and maintains the erection. It has few side effects and should be used consciously with angina (cardiac pain due to vascular spasm) and patients ...  Read Full »

Will erectile dysfunction make the penis feel like a dead branch attached to a tree?

Query: Hi doctor, I have erectile dysfunction. I am a 21-year-old male of 63 kg weight and 5'09" in height. I cannot get an erection in bed. It is like my penis is not even a part of my body. It is like a dead branch connected to a tree. I have this issue for a few years now, but I do get strong erections...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern about your symptoms. According to your complaints, you may have erectile dysfunction (ED). Reasons for erectile dysfunction are: 1) Stress due to work or family-related problems, night duties. Plan for regular exercise and yoga. 2) Depre...  Read Full »

Will erectile dysfunction cause loss of erection while using a condom?

Query: Hi doctor, Sometimes when I am putting the condom on, the erection kind of gets weaker. And even when I can put the condom on with an erection, I tend to lose erection within one to two minutes. What should I do? Kindly give your opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern about your symptoms. According to your complaints, you may have erectile dysfunction (ED). Reasons for erectile dysfunction are: 1) Stress due to work or family-related problems, night duties, etc. Plan for regular exercise and yoga. 2) De...  Read Full »

What should I do for my erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hi doctor, I had erectile dysfunction and consulted a urologist. He suggested doing an MRI. Kindly review my report and explain what should be done. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). Everything is normal and good in your reports. There is nothing to worry about. Generally, every patient above 50 years is suggested to have PSA (prostate-specific ant...  Read Full »

Does a yeast infection for more than a year cause erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor,I feel that my penis is shrinking. I have observed it became smaller than usual for eight months. I thought it was because of the weather. But later, it remains the same. I can see the only foreskin was out when I tried to touch it. Even I am nervous about meeting my wife because of thi...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Erection problems can be due to lifestyle factors like taking alcohol, smoking, or being overweight. It may also be due to any major illness or due to some medicines. Often it can be due to stress or anxiety or due to blood abnormalities for which you need to do blood t...  Read Full »

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