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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I have low libido and erectile dysfunction after being diagnosed with chronic prostatitis. Can I use progesterone cream?

Query: Hi doctor, I have got two questions about progesterone cream or low libido and ED. Having issues with libido and ED after being diagnosed with chronic prostatitis ten years ago. Now I am clean from microbes with no other symptoms except low libido, no morning erections, and occasionally ED. My hormo...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Unless it is for a specific reason, progesterone in men is usually not needed. You need to be deficient in it to be able to use it. Excessive progesterone can cause havoc in your body and many side effects, including estrogen dominance. Th...  Read Full »

I do not get erection needed for sex. Kindly advice.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 34 years old (weight 78 kg), married, and my height is 5 feet 11 inch. I feel lack of libido during sex. During sex, I do not feel excited enough and do not get erection needed for sex. I use my hand and erotic thoughts to get the erection first and complete the task somehow as we...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The causes of these symptoms are multiple including medical conditions as well as psychological in nature. So, we first need to rule out the medical conditions that may be responsible for these symptoms by some investigation such as blood sugar, thyroid function test, s...  Read Full »

Did I destroy my penis by masturbating so dry and aggressively?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29-years-old male, and I do not have diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease. But I am suffering from erectile dysfunction and low libido. I can barely get an erection, and when an erection happens, it is incomplete (only 30%), and my penis is not hard enough, immediately goe...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your problem. The picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you have uploaded is not opening. Your hormonal, vascular, and even neurological investigations are normal, so you no need to get worried about that. And I would like to tell ...  Read Full »

My sex urge has dropped due to testosterone supplements. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My age is 26 years. My sex urge has dropped since three months I guess because of testosterone. I had been doing bodybuilding before and was taking testosterone.  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the problem and understand your concern. Yes, high doses of testosterone can cause a decrease in sexual libido. As it is a well-known fact that testosterone is a must for sexual libido but higher dose can decrease it. Once you stop testosterone, your...  Read Full »

I am a 34-year-old male with depression and schizophrenia. Could it be causing my low sex drive and erection problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34-year-old male with depression and schizophrenia. I have been on medication for the last 12 years. My medication is Quetiapine 200 mg, Arip 30 mg, Bupron 300 mg, and Nurozenol. Besides being on medications for diabetes and blood pressure. My weight is 126 kg, and my height is 6 f...  Read Full »


Dr. Alok Vinod Kulkarni

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Before I answer your question, I need to know some more information. How are your depressive and psychotic symptoms currently? Depression by itself can cause low libido. But you are on a good dose of anti-depressants. Both Bupropion and Aripi...  Read Full »

I am not satisfied with my sex life as I experience low libido and ejaculate prematurely. Kindly advise.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is not satisfied with our sex life. I have two kids. Unless I stimulate myself with porn or masturbating action or licking my nipples, I do not get an erection. I have weak libido, and I am unable to sustain an erection for a long time or continuously and also ejaculate prematu...  Read Full »


Dr. Duraisamy Palanisamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have erectile dysfunction and obesity, and your testosterone is low. It can be corrected by medicines. If medications do not help, then you only have to go for other options. Do not trust everything which is written online. It is not serious but complicated. Coun...  Read Full »

I have low sexual interest. Can I take Vigorex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 47-year-old male, height 178 cm and weight 81 kg taking Olmesartan 40 mg for blood pressure daily in the morning. Occasionally, I drink from two years and I am diabetic. My diabetic doctor had not prescribed any medicine and suggested exercise with diet control and I am doing so...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaik Jani Basha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The reason for hyposexuality is multifactorial. Maintain good blood glucose control, blood pressure levels, and have a healthy diet. Avoid stressors. You can have Vigorex if your physician suggests so, but not for regular usage.   Read Full »

Shall I take Tadalafil tablet to maintain erection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years of age weighing 76 kg and my height is 5 feet 6 inches. I am unable to maintain erection. I have been experiencing this since a year. Prior to that, it was all fine and great. I have not had any other health issue and my BP, sugar levels, cholesterol are all normal. I e...  Read Full »


Dr. Saraswat Kumarshri Shriniwas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can safely take tablet Tadalafil (10 mg or 20 mg) half an hour before sexual activity. It can be taken on alternate days if needed because the effect lasts for two days. You could also take tablet Tetrafol plus (combination of Levomefolate calcium, Pyridoxal 5-phos...  Read Full »

I have erection problem, penetration issue, and low libido. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have erection problem, penetration issue, and low libido. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Many reasons can cause the problem of weak erection and low libido, so you need to be evaluated and investigated to find the cause. The main reason for these problems is Diabetes mellitus, hypertension, thyroid hormone, or other hormonal issues. If you are currently ...  Read Full »

I do not feel the desire to have sex and am unable to ejaculate. Is it treatable?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to discuss a sexual problem. I do not feel the desire to have sex. Although I try to have sex and also get an erection, I am unable to ejaculate. After some time, the erection just goes away without any ejaculation. I like to do foreplay but never really interested in sex as lon...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your problem is treatable. It is called anejaculation. If you are taking any psychiatric medicine then your problem may be due to that. Psychiatric and sexual problems are mostly related. If you ejaculate in sleep then your problem is likely a psychological one. You...  Read Full »

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