Low Sexual Drive

A low sex drive can interfere with sexual activity and cause problems in relationships. It can be caused due to low sex hormones production, a side effect of some medicines (statins, beta blockers, antipsychotics), depression, stress, sleep deprivation, smoking, alcoholism, and chronic illness like cancer, fibromyalgia, and arthritis.

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I am a 30-year-old with undescended testicle. I have low sex drive and anxiety issues. Please help.

Query: Hi, I am a 30-year-old male with an undescended testicle. My sperm concentration is 3.5 million and has a percentage motility of 50. I am facing anxiety issues and a low sex drive. My right testicle is not working. I took the HeyForte capsule and Testact tablet for the last five days. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I read your query and understand your concern.I checked your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). You have a low sperm count, less semen, and a lot of defective sperm.Have you done any investigation regarding your undescended testicle? If not,...  Read Full »

I am depressed; I have sexual dysfunction, no erection, and a low sexual desire. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from anxiety and depression. I have palpitation and breathlessness. I am taking Panazep 25, Bupron 150 and Dicorate 500. I have sexual dysfunction, no erection, and a low desire. My doctor prescribed me Sildenafil 50 but, I am worried about its side effects. Please sugg...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. There could be the following reasons for an erection problem: Ongoing anxiety and depression: The proper treatment of anxiety and depression will rectify this issue. Panazep (Paroxetine) is known to cause sexual dysfuncti...  Read Full »

My sex drive was low, and my erection is not hard enough for intercourse. What do I do?

Query: Hello doctor, My height is 5 feet, and my weight is 110 kg. I am married with five children, the oldest is 18 years old, and the youngest is 7 years old. Most of my life suffered from panic disorder, anxiety, and stress. Last year was stressful as my sex drive was low, and I had a weak erection. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Thiyagarajan. T

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. Your symptoms can be due to low testosterone. Based on your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), you have low total testosterone. Other possible causes are anxiety, Propranolol inta...  Read Full »

My husband is experiencing difficulty in ejaculation and is avoiding intercourse. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband has a problem with having intercourse. He has difficulty in ejaculating, and he is addicted to porn for which he is getting treated. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand your concern. Addiction can cause fantasy effects. You can help in reducing the effects by the following means;1. Give sex education.2. Motivate for practicing physical exercises.3. Sleep adjustment pattern.4. Quality sleep is essential.5. Follow a heal...  Read Full »

Will using an IUD reduces sex drive?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had a low sex drive for a year already, and I do not know why, but I need help. I have had an IUD Mirena for two years now. Can that be the cause? If I were to take it out, would that change anything?  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It may be due to the hormones in the IUD (intrauterine device). You may get better sometime after removal. It may also be due to stress and anxiety, so relax and do exercise and you will be fine. If you do not get better after a month, then to exclude other cause, you nee...  Read Full »

Can excess masturbation be the reason for not feeling anything during intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 years old female, and I would like to get advice on my health problems. I started masturbating when I was 12 years old, and I stopped it at the age of 18. That time, I never used to penetration. The only thing that I did was to rub my clitoris until I orgasm. The first t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please do not panic. First is to reduce the frequency of contacts. Too much of indulgence wastes the substances of reproductive fire, which are made after final metabolism of nutrition. Take very good diet of vegetable, raw fruits, and nuts. Adopt good regime of exercise ...  Read Full »

We are newly married, and we hardly have healthy sex. How to overcome this?

Query: Hello doctor, I got married one year ago. And we have sex occasionally, like maybe once in a month that too once my husband obtains an erection. It is always me who gets upset and fight when he comes close. We are newly married, and I hardly experienced a healthy sexual life. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If he is not regular in sex, then there is a need for evaluation. Having sex once or twice a month is not sufficient. If his erections are poor, try to talk with him and find out if anything is bothering him. Also, get his serum testosterone levels done to rule out ...  Read Full »

I had an MRI with a possible indication of MS. What type of MS could it be?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an MRI with a possible indication of MS. I want to know based on the following symptoms, what type of MS it could be? A few weeks back, I had blurry vision in one eye for 20 to 30 seconds. My bladder wall is thick, and I had frequent urination problem. I consulted a urologist, and...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Although many of your symptoms can be explained by other factors, the presence of symptoms in collaboration with deep white matter changes points toward the possibility of multiple sclerosis. Among the given symptoms, trans...  Read Full »

Is it possible to improve a woman's sexual drive after reaching menopause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 48 years old. I am under menopausal period. My husband is 62 years old. But we are still sexually active. I cannot meet his need like usual. It seems like my sexual drive got totally shut off and when I did an attempt to serve him once, he complaints to me that my vagina is too dr...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hello madam. Good morning. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. I have gone through the details provided by you. I want to tell you that there are a lot of hormonal changes in the body during menopause and it results in the situation bei...  Read Full »

Why is my wife not getting any vaginal discharge during intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30-years-old male, and I am married. My height is 5'6," and my weight is 80 kg. I have an issue with an erection during intercourse. I cannot stay hard and erect for more than 30 minutes. And my wife did not have any discharge even after 30 minutes of intercourse. Kindly help...  Read Full »


Dr. C Sharath Kumar

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Your wife has hypo sexual desire disorder (HSDD). It is due to loss of libido. There are several causes for HSDD. Previous sexual abuse may result in avulsion to sexual activity, and some medications such as antidepressants, Paroxetine, and Fluoxetine may result in HSDD....  Read Full »

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