Low Libido

The decreased interest in sexual activity in both men and women is called low libido. Usually, there is a decrease in sexual desires as the person ages, and it is also normal to lose interest from time to time. But low libido due to an underlying illness like low production of sex hormones, sexual diseases, etc., is not healthy.

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My libido got reduced after my wedding. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, Before my marriage, my libido was very high. But, my libido has reduced after the wedding. It has been only one month since my wedding. Please suggest some medicines to overcome it.  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 like to inform you that if there is some stress, then libido comes down. We all are aware that marriage itself brings lots of responsibility and stress, which could be the reason for your low libido. The second important t...  Read Full »

Does testosterone have fluctuations in a day?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 36 years old male and I have two children. I am suffering from loss of libido and erection problems for the past six months. Is it good to do a testosterone test in the afternoon? Recently, I had a testosterone level of 2.08 ng/mL when I tested it in the afternoon. At the previous t...  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. According to your statement, you are suffering from loss of libido and erection problems for the past six months. Testosterone levels can show fluctuation throughout the year or month or even in a day. Testosterone reaches a peak value around ...  Read Full »

Is there any natural way to treat low libido?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a low libido for a few years now, and I finally went to a doctor to get a checkup done. The testosterone level was 278 ng/dL, hemoglobin was 12.3 g/dL (thalassemia minor carrier), and hematocrit was 40.5%. The doctor has prescribed 50 mg Clomiphene citrate daily for three months be...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns about low libido. First of all, I like to inform you that rather than total testosterone free testosterone is a more reliable test to determine the adequacy of male sex hormone (testosterone). Secondly, stress mana...  Read Full »

How to know whether my erectile dysfunction is due to physical or mental cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. I have erectile dysfunction. I do not know whether it is due to physical or mental cause. I eat very healthily. I do not smoke or drink and exercise around five times a week. I quit porn about six months ago. I have morning wood, maybe only once a month, and it does...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Loss of erection or reduced erection has many causes like chronic disease, diabetes, antidepressants, and anti-hypertension medications, in addition to alcohol and smoking and psychological reasons. For a fit man like you, it seems to be psychological as there might be...  Read Full »

What is the reason for poor erection and low libido during sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having erection problems and low libido during sex. I am married for six years, and now I am 37 years old. Just after marriage, I discovered that I had this erection problem but was at a mild level, and I could manage to have sex with a few days gap in between. I felt a lack of moo...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 some medicines. Often it can be due to stress, anxiety, or due to blood abnormalities for which you need to do blood tests...  Read Full »

Can masturbation addiction result in lost interest in sex?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 37 years old, married and having two kids. My daughter is 8 years old and son is 4.6 years. I got married 9 years before. For the last 2 to 3 years that is after my second baby I am facing issue in our sexual relationship. I have lost desire, lack of interest, low libido, erectile dys...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Masturbation does not cause any adverse effects on potency. If you are enjoying masturbation, then no need to worry. This also proves that you have libido, but you are not much enjoying sexual intercourse. You have to find ways to enjoy sexual intercourse. Spend a good ti...  Read Full »

Please explain whether Viagra will cause priapism and low libido.

Query: I read an article online that made me worried. 10 years ago I took a viagra tablet from a night club machine. I have had no problrms since. I keep reading about priapism as a potential long term side effect ( I presume this didnt happen to me i just cant remember) Would I know if i had caused any da...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Thanks for the query Viagra is SILDENAFIL which is chemically a Phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor. This cause dilatation of arteries specifically in penis and lungs. Side effect is visual halos, blood pressure dropping and headache. This medicine is also used in Pulmonary Hypertension. Once serious s...  Read Full »

My wife does not show interest in me after her delivery. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not here to complain about my life and I am actually seeking guidance. I am a 23 year old male who is married to a beautiful 27 year old female. I am a nice person and at least I believe so, a caring husband and a fun brother. Recently, we had a baby girl and she is 2 months old ...  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 with keen interest and understand your concerns. First of all I do not think that anybody can have a positive outcome without the interest of the person in question. I understand your motive to bring back your wife as well as life to normalcy, but I thin...  Read Full »

The tip of my penis is red and swollen. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. Since the last 10 days, I am having a serious red swollen tip of the penis with burning and stinging after urinating. Initially, I thought it might be because of UTI. So, my doctor had written for urine routine test and urine culture test which came negative. But th...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. I have checked all the attached photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Most probably, you have urethritis which may be caused by many organisms. I have two questions in order to exclude any serious infection: Do you ...  Read Full »

How to increase the breast size for a male with feminine desire?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a married, 46-year-old male. I am on mild estrogen dosage and have developed almost A cup size breast growth. I have decreased male libido for the past 15 years with more feminine desires. I am not looking forward to SRS but just breast growth without augmentation surgery. Please s...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing to me, and I understand your concern. Can you submit your estrogen reports? Were you sexually active as a male before 15 years? As far as I understand, now you want to increase your breast with hormone therapy. Earlier in childhood, all your a...  Read Full »

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