Kegel Exercise

Kegel exercise refers to the voluntary contraction and relaxation of the pelvic floor muscles to help strengthen them. This exercise is helpful in controlling urinary incontinence and maintain proper bowel functions in males as well as females. It is especially useful for women when done after childbirth.

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What is the best remedy for erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 28 years old with a healthy body and good physic. I also have a good sperm count. Earlier, I used to have a good erection when I used to masturbate. Since my marriage, I am suffering from erectile dysfunction, and I cannot perform for more time. I feel very low. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran Sr

Sexologist, Diabetologist, Andrologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Kindly explain what type of masturbation you do, hand penis or penis bed? Also, check for stress. Do your partner has a dry vagina? Do you feel difficulty in penetration?  Read Full »

What indicates lifelong premature ejaculation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34 year old unmarried male. I can hold my ejaculation during foreplay with my girlfriend, but I cannot even control it for more than 30 seconds after entering into the vagina. Is this a problem of lifelong PE? Or is it happening due to fear or performance anxiety? Once I used c...  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. From the available description, it appears that there is a psychogenic premature ejaculation. Holding it for 30 minutes while having oral sex and not holding even for a few minutes during penetrative sex is clearly indicativ...  Read Full »

How Can I Tighten My Loose Vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a loose vagina and I am 20 years old, female and I am sexually active. I used to have sex always with toys so it became loose. Please help me. I need to tighten my vagina again. Once I used Everteen vaginal tightening gel for a month and I stopped its use as I was afraid of its...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The Everteen vaginal gel is an herbal product used for the same purpose but the efficacy of this is not well established. This may help some but not all. Kegel exercise are a good option for you. You can do this exercise daily and will see good results. As of now stop ...  Read Full »

Please suggest some medicine to improve premature ejaculation.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 36 year old unmarried male. I have been suffering from premature ejaculation for the past 12 years. As my friend suggested, I am using Suhagra 50 mg pill before intercourse and had good erection. During my first time intercourse, I had very quick ejaculation. I was able to hold my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can discuss with your dermatologist regarding erectile dysfunction and stop Finax (Finasteride). For premature ejaculation, I suggest Dapoxetine 30 mg one hour before intercourse. You can refer net sources and practice squeeze technique and Kegel exercise. Practice ...  Read Full »

What causes early ejaculation within a minute?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. I am facing premature ejaculation and my ejaculation time is less than one minute. Please help. I am currently taking Prodep capsules daily.  Read Full »


Dr. Saurabh Pandey

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry. It is completely curable. You need to send me a detailed history of your condition including the onset and progression, dietary habits, and addiction. Then we can proceed with your treatment. And please stop Prodep (Fluoxetine), because it will do more ha...  Read Full »

Kindly explain about the benefits of Kegel exercise in sexual health.

Query: Hi doctor, I have these questions. Can you please help me to clarify? 1) Does pausing and resuming urine while flowing, improves sexual performance in men? Please tell me the procedure of this. And does this cause any side effects to urinary system? 2) What is the kegel exercise? I read some...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please find following answers for your questions: 1) Pausing and resuming urine would only cause problems. This will not cause any improvement in sexual functioning. Better to avoid this completely. This could cause development of diverticula in bladder or urethra...  Read Full »

Is treatment necessary for erection that lasts only for three minutes?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not able to do intercourse with my wife for three months. My erection lasts only for three minutes, and then it will come down. How to increase erection for a longer period to have proper intercourse. Should I need to take any treatment? Please guide.  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you mentioned, three minutes erection is within normal limits. So you do not need any medication for this. However, you can do lifestyle modifications to manage your high blood pressure, and it will also help you with this problem. Do regular exercise. Take a he...  Read Full »

What are the long term side effects of Dapoxetine?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old. I have a problem of premature ejaculation. I have read 30 mg Dapox is effective for treatment of premature ejaculation. Can I start with od dose of Dapox? And for how long should I continue the medicine? Are there any long term side effects of Dapox? Can I take Duralast...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Udey

Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. At your age, it is unusual to have premature ejaculation (PME). PME is caused when intravaginal ejaculation time is less than a minute. And there is lack of satisfaction from coitus. Yes, Depox (Dapoxetine) is an effective drug for premature ejaculation (PME). To begin...  Read Full »

Does an elongated tailbone affect growth?

Query: Hi doctor, My 11 year old daughter, who weighs 35 kg and is 4.10 feet tall, is suffering from pain in the tailbone. The x-ray revealed that it is a congenital elongated tailbone. The report read, coccyx shows longitudinal clefting, which appears to be congenital variation. She has been advised to ...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Fitness Expert, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Physiotherapist, Spine Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I wish you had included the x-ray with the detailed description. The symptoms will depend on the size of the coccyx. As the child grows, the pelvis may grow at a faster rate and the coccyx may become less prominent. So, I will delay the surgery till the child attains ...  Read Full »

Please suggest bulbospongiosus muscle exercise.

Query: Hi doctor, I heard of kegel exercise in women for tightening the pelvic floor muscles. It mainly describes about tightening of pubococcygeus muscles in the pelvic region. My doubt is that, is there any exercise to tighten the bulbospongiosus muscle which lies at the opening of vagina as like that ...  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all bulbospongiosus and pubococcygeus are the different part of pelvic floor muscles, and kegel exercise works on all these muscles to strengthen them. There are no separate exercises for individual muscle. It is important to know for what reason you want to d...  Read Full »

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