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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Why am I not able to have sex more than once a day?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 33 years old and married. I am not able to have sex more than once as my penis doesn not erect. I have this problem for the past 1 to 2 years.I used Confido tablets also for the same but no effect. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do you have any history of diabetes or hypertension? Confido helps in improving libido but if this is not working then drugs like Tentex Forte can help. Two tablets two times a day for about two months will help to make your erection strong and you will be alright. Y...  Read Full »

How to deal with premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction and lack of sexual drive?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, and lack of sexual urge. I am newly married and thus living a very distressing life. How can it be cured? Can it be curable? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Ramakrishnan

General Practitioner, Family Physician, Preventive Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand that premature ejaculation can be a very serious problem for a newly married couple. Premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, and lack of sexual urge are all three different problems. Most of the problems can be overcome by simple techniques. Tr...  Read Full »

I am facing erections problems. What is the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old, with no chronic health diseases. For the past six months, I have had erection problems. Everything from infrequent morning erections to weak erections while having sex and masturbating. My doctors took a full blood test and everything, including my testosterone leve...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav


Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is now becoming very common for a young adult with erection problems, and most of the times, blood test are normal. Most common causes are, 1. Work or personal stress. 2. Diet habits. 3. Inadequate sleep. 4. Unrealistic expectations. Body as ages, it will not...  Read Full »

Due to OCD medications, I am facing erectile dysfunction. Is there any Siddha medicine available for this?

Query: Hello doctor, Due to OCD medicine Clofranil 50 mg, erectile dysfunction problem has raised, and subsequently, ejaculation is not happening. Is there any Siddha medicine available for this. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are taking an allopathy drug Clofranil (Clomipramine). Few side effect of this drug is dry mouth, ejaculation failure, and difficulty in urination. Since these are the side effects of the Clofranil, nothing can be done. You can ask the neurologist or psychiatrist (...  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 S 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 »

I am suffering from ED. Is it due to BP drugs?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a doctor practicing in a rural area and aged 55 years. I am having high blood pressure for last seven years. My blood pressure was 180/100 mmHg before treatment and now I am on Telmisartan H 40 mg once daily. My BP fluctuates between 128 and 135 systolic to 85 and 90 diastolic. I do ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Regarding your ED (erectile dysfunction), definitely your age can be a factor. But, if ED developed suddenly, then this could be caused by anxiety. It is one of the most important causes of ED. Yes, some ARBs (angiotensin receptor blockers) can cause ED as a s...  Read Full »

Can I take Trazodone and Viagra together for erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor, I suffer from psychogenic erectile dysfunction, and I take Fluoxetine for depression from the past 11 years. Recently, I took Trazodone for this problem, but I had to wean myself off Fluoxetine completely. I took Trazodone for two weeks, and I started getting full erections, but my dep...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your history. Based on your history, your erectile dysfunction is due to side effects of Fluoxetine. Erection problem can be psychological or organic (problem with blood supply of the penis) or drug-induced. Cialis (Tadalafil) will help if you have ...  Read Full »

My penis size after erection is four inches. Can I increase it up to six inches?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a sexual problem related to penis size. My penis size after erection is four inches, can I increase up to six inches and if there is any remedy, then please suggest me.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query. The average size of the penis after erection should be between four to six inches approximately. So your size falls within the normal range. As far as your query is concerned about increasing the size of the penis, then it is not possible to increa...  Read Full »

Why does my penis not get erect fully during intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old. My penis does not get fully erect at the time of intercourse. It remains in semi-erect state. I have desire for sex, but I am able to insert just one third of my penis after several tries. After marriage I have had intercourse only two times, before that I have not ...  Read Full »

Dr. Potnuru Srinivaasa Sudhakar

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You had a complaint of erectile dysfunction, known as impotence. Characterized by inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual activity. You have to use Cydonia Vulgaris Mother Tincture daily 10 drops with cup of water three times. Masturbatio...  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 Bhat

General Surgeon, Urologist

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 »

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