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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My erection during masturbation is fine but I could not maintain the same while doing sex. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 years old, and I have no trouble in getting an erection during masturbation or foreplay. However, when I try to have sex, I cannot maintain a tough erection while during foreplay and masturbation. At some point, I feel getting softer. I have an erection right up until the end ...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned two essential things while describing your problem. Number one, you can achieve a proper erection and number two, you are a virgin. Keeping these facts in consideration, I would like you to know that you do not have any erectile dysfunction. The pr...  Read Full »

Can masturbation damage the tissues of the penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old bodybuilder, who weighs 220 lbs and 5.9 feet tall. I masturbate from the past 14 years, and recently I was doing it excessively, up to eight times a day. I never had sex before, and I am afraid of failing in my future relation due to this amount of masturbation. Sometim...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Masturbation is the most harmless of all sexual acts. No fear of STDs (sexually transmitted disease) or pregnancy. Having said that, I must emphasize that excess of everything is harmful. If you masturbate too often, you actually lose the true excitement and stimulat...  Read Full »

My erection is not that stronger and I ejaculate quickly. What can be done?

Query: Hi doctor, My erection is not that stronger and I ejaculate quickly and my penis skin has to be handled softly to move down. What shall I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Parth Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let us deal with your problems one by one. If you are able to maintain an erection during sex, that is penis does not slip out of the vagina, it means the erection is strong enough. If it is loose and limpy and comes out of the vagina before orgasm then only you may say...  Read Full »

I am getting erectile dysfunction as a side effect of Dutasteride. How to get out of this?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been using Dutasteride tablets for the past one month for hair loss treatment. I have been facing erectile dysfunction for the past one month. Now, I have come to know that this is the side effect of Dutasteride. How to get out of this?  Read Full »


Dr. Parth Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Drugs like Dutasteride acts by inhibition of conversion of testosterone to its more active and potent form of dihydrotestosterone. Thus the side effects may include loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, low mood, irritability and depression. Although, the frequency o...  Read Full »

I do not get erections, and I have low sex drive. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 88 kg and 5.6 feet tall. I have a small penis of 4 inches, and it is soft. I do not get erections, and I have low sex drive. After I urinate, some urine keeps dribbling from my penis. My penis stays soft and shrunken. Kindly help. I have never had sex, as I am ashamed of my penis siz...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Erectile dysfunction is of two types, organic and functional (psychogenic). If you never have had erection in the past and do not feel early morning erections, then I suggest you visit an endocrinologist. Most likely, the cause is subnormal levels of testosterone. If yo...  Read Full »

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