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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Is there any natural way to treat ED and PE other than injections?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years old. I am currently facing ED and PE, and reduced muscles and increase waist. Doctor advised for a total testosterone test and the result was 220 and he said it is really low for this age. He advised for injections but is there any natural way to treat it?  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Androgen (testosterone) injection for the purpose of treating ED (erectile dysfunction) is acceptable. But, how long one can take the injection is the question. If someone use it for years together, then there will be some side effects. But, this is the definite ther...  Read Full »

I masturbate frequently and have ED with hip and groin pain. Please suggest solution.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. My PSA is 0.93. No change in urination pattern. I have a dull pain in the groin, hips, thighs, rectum, and perineum. I masturbate frequently from the age of 15. I suffer ED for two weeks.  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. ED (erectile dysfunction) is the most common problem nowadays. It is curable. Your PSA (prostate-specific antigen) is absolutely normal. ED can be psychological or organic. Psychological causes are stress, anxiety, and other life problems. Since you had good erections ...  Read Full »

Will diabetes have effect on erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor, What will my doctor exactly do while examination, when I tell him I am having erection problems?  Read Full »


Dr. Rohit Jain

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It depends on what all positive findings you give while giving history. For example, the doctor will ask you for diabetes, high blood pressure, any regular medicine intake, psychiatric medicines, low hemoglobin symptoms, etc. These diseases usually cause ED (erection dy...  Read Full »

Can the size of an erect penis be increased with any medicine?

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 icliniq.com. 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 »

Will excessive masturbation contribute to erectile dysfunction and low sexual desire?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old. I am studying in college. I have a habit of masturbation for about five years. Two months ago I got low sexual desire. After few days I got erection dysfunction. But I am able to achieve erection on rubbing my penis, but it does not stay and it goes away. No pleasur...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Udey

Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From your account it is clear that you do have an erection, tough it last for a shorter duration only. However, a decreased sexual interest and pleasure can be because of multiple reasons, ...  Read Full »

Is 50% erection favorable for intercourse to get conceive?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 47-years-male. I am still unmarried and virgin. I am struggling with a humiliating problem and unable to contact any andrologist directly. Hence, I am humbly requesting your kind help with your valuable advice. When I was 27, I was unable to get sexual erection though impulse w...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your query in detail. Please find my observations below. The normal prolactin levels in males are 2 to 18 ng/mL. If your latest prolactin levels are in normal range then it is acceptable. You have mentioned earlier that there was arterial insufficie...  Read Full »

Can masturbation affect sexual life after marriage?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years old and I am going to get married after two months. I am doing masturbation rubbing penis in bed for many years. Will this affect my sexual life after marriage? Can it lead to erectile dysfunction and other issues?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. I would like to inform you that masturbation is completely harmless process and not associated with any ill-effects. Infact almost 95 % of the men do masturbation in their life time and nothing is wrong with self-stimulati...  Read Full »

Will Clomifene help in increasing testosterone levels?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36-year-old male. I have been having issues with ED, fatigue, irritability, and urinary urgency. I just felt like my nether regions are lacking in nutrition. Penis feels abnormally limp and dead a lot, and have trouble maintaining erections during sex. Also, I am leaking urine ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The doctor basically gave you Clomifene because most likely he suspected that since you have gynaecomastia, therefore, there might be low prolactin levels as well and Clomifene is an anti-estrogen drug, therefore it will help to decrease the gynaecomastia and possibl...  Read Full »

I am feeling low libido. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 36 years old, male. Recently I am not feeling as much libido as it used to be. My penis does erect but not to its fullest all the time. The erection does not last longer and I have frequent difficulty in penetration during intercourse. I ejaculate very early (typically after two ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Before I can answer you, I request you to provide the following details. This is important because without proper information the suggested intervention is unlikely to help you completely. 1. Your age? 2. Duration of p...  Read Full »

How to deal with erection problem which lasts only for a minute?

Query: Hello doctor, I am married for two years now. I have problems with erection for the past few years. I took Confido tablets for a month and found some improvement. But it has stopped working now. I can start with intercourse 50% of the time without any problem, but I lose my erection within a minut...  Read Full »


Dr. Gajanan Bhat

General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The fact that you can start intercourse with a hard erection itself is an indication that the erection mechanism is not bad. However, there is what is called Flaccid penis syndrome, which describes your condition. You can start with tablet Tazzle (Tadalafil) 5 mg onc...  Read Full »

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