Kegel Exercise

About "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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Recently Answered Questions


24 year old Male. How to perform Kegel exercise to improve my sexual life?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old male. I weigh 43 kg and I have problem in having sex. How do I improve my sexual life?  Read Full »
Dr. Amit Arora
Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to ask you a few questions. Since how long have you been suffering from this problem? What kind of sex problem do you have, erection problem or premature ejaculation? Do you have nightfall too? Is there any kind of stress in your life? Are you a smoker or ...  Read Full »
 
How to have a complete defecation?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a problem to defecate completely. It takes me more than 20 minutes to defecate completely. I also take more than two minutes to pass urine completely. I am very healthy. I consulted a doctor, and I have done various tests and examinations such as defecogram, balloon expulsion test...  Read Full »
Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Hassan Shoukat
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a complex problem. Exercises like kegel exercise and medication can help. Urinary issues also occur due to constipation and dyssynergia. Use Docusate sodium 200 mg twice daily. It is a good stool softener, and you can use it for a long time.  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 »
 
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
Sexologist

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
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 »
 
After urinating, I feel some amount of urine is retained in my penis. Can I take Gokharu Kadha?
Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old male, and I am having frequent urination. Every time I urinate, there is some amount of urine retained in my penis, and it does not come out. It is causing discomfort, and when I sit down on the toilet, then 1 to 2 drops of urine comes out, but it still does not co...  Read Full »
Dr. Alka
Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. As you have a problem with urination and all your investigations are normal, then you might have weak pelvic muscles. To strengthen the pelvic muscles, I suggest you try doing the following. Do Kegel exercises regularly. Learn these exercises ...  Read Full »
 
Why is my vagina very loose with a gap?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old and five months postpartum. I have an embarrassing problem that my vagina is gaping open and very loose. I cannot move without air getting inside. My husband called me an empty pringles can and left me. It is that bad. It actually was that way already before I gave b...  Read Full »
Dr. Sameer Kumar
Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures which have been uploaded and there is indeed gaping of the vaginal orifice with perineal laxity and also decreased mons pubis and labia mayoral fat pad (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Ideally, after postpartum, one is advise...  Read Full »
 
How to have a proper erection?
Query: Hi doctor, I am not getting a proper erection for the past three months. I consulted a sexologist, and the doctor told it as a sexual energy issue. Please help me.  Read Full »
Dr. Manjunadh M Nair
Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The common causes for having an erectile issue in this age are stress, anxiety about erection, and due to certain nutritional deficiencies like Vitamin D. Take dates, raisin, anjeer, and almonds in your diet. Also, take Ashwagandha powder or capsules with milk twice dai...  Read Full »
 
I am suffering from premature ejaculation.Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old male. I am not yet married. I am suffering from premature ejaculation. Erection occurs within seconds and soon after that I ejaculate. Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Purushottam Sah
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You say that erection occurs within seconds followed by fast ejaculation. Premature Ejaculation (PE) is very common and is usually not associated with any disease. However it is sometimes associated with infection of male accessory glands, which is treatable. You can lear...  Read Full »
 
How can I prolong ejaculation time during sex?
Query: Hi doctor,I am a newly married groom. While having sex I ejaculate too quickly. I want to stay long. I have tried doing the Kegel exercise and start-stop method but that too does not help me stay longer. Please help. I am 27 years old.  Read Full »
Dr. Bharat Udey
Geriatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do understand the problem that you are going through. But you need to understand this. Normal intravaginal ejaculation latency is 1 to 2 minutes. If someone ejaculates within 60 seconds of vaginal penetration, that also persistently over last six months, then he ca...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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