Why am I facing a low sexual drive?

Q. What causes low sexual drive?

Answered by
Dr. Purushottam Sah
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jun 26, 2023

Hello doctor,

I am a 32-year-old male. There is a huge problem regarding my sex drive. I have not found the root cause till now. I used to masturbate from 15 years of age but from the last six months, I am watching porn like daily and masturbating once in 2 or 3 days. I usually masturbate by rubbing hard on bed. I am confused that whether my low drive is related to stress or excess masturbation or porn or some other hormonal imbalance. I am going to get married and that is why I am worried. I tried safe sex with a sex worker previous month but not enjoyed at all because of low sex drive. Could you tell me the reason and remedies for the same?



Welcome to icliniq.com.

Masturbation is normal. It does not cause physical problems or sexual problems. Also, do not give any importance to the advertisement that mentions that masturbation cause health problems or destroys life, and masturbation does not require any treatment. Your problem can be due to stress, anxiety or due to a physical cause. For physical cause, you need to do blood tests Hb, TC, DC, fasting sugar, prolactin, TSH, testosterone. Please upload the reports. Depending on the reports, treatment can be decided.

Thank you doctor,

Is pornography responsible for low libido?



Welcome back to icliniq.com.

Pornography is not responsible but if you compare yourself with the pornography performance then you may develop a complex which may affect your libido. Remember, whatever you see in pornography is several takes joined together and the penis is also injected with drugs.

Hello doctor,

These are the reports of tests that you have told me to undergo. Please check.



Welcome back to icliniq.com.

The reports are normal. Your problem is due to stress or anxiety, so you must do physical exercises. If it does not improve, then you will need medicine that cannot be prescribed online, and so you need to visit a clinic.

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