Low Sexual Drive

About "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.

Related Terms: Erectile Dysfunction, Low Libido, Sexual Health, Testosterone, Premature Ejaculation, Masturbation, Foreplay

Recently Answered Questions

Can excessive masturbation cause low sexual drive?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 32, male. There is a huge problem regarding my sex drive. I do not have till now found the root cause of low sex drive but I feel it is due to masturbation and porn. I used to masturbate from 15 years of age but from the last six months, I am watching porn like daily and masturba...  Read Full »
Dr. Purushottam Sah
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, 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 ...  Read Full »
My problem is low sexual drive.Please help me overcome this.
Query: Hello, I am a 30 year old male, got married before 2 years. My problem is low sexual drive. Previously I used to masturbate a lot. But before 2 months I had quit these activities. Also I have strong erection in the beginning of the foreplay, but before penetration I will lose my erection. Because of...  Read Full »
Dr. Nidhi Jain Bukharia
Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Have you been in relationship with any other women? Are you having this problem right from the beginning? Do you have any history of hypertension and diabetes? Are you getting full erection during masturbation? Are you getting spontaneous erection during early morning? An...  Read Full »
Please suggest some medicines for low sex drive.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30 year old male. I got married a year back. My problem is low sexual drive. Are there any safe medicines to induce sexual desire? Also, my penis is circumcised. So, my penile glans are dry and insensitive. Is there any topical cream available to increase the sensitivity of my ...  Read Full »
Dr. Shazia Anjum
Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should answer a few questions so that I can help you better. Do you have early morning erections? If not, since when? Do you masturbate? If yes, then how many times a week and do you have any problem in doing it? Since when do you have a low sex drive? Are ...  Read Full »
Do Levosulpiride and Flupenthixol cause low sex drive?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 39 years old. My weight is 73 kg. I have been taking L-Pride (Levosulpiride), Nuanxit (Flupenthixol), Rabefit (Rabeprazole) and Rabifast-DSR (Rabeprazole sodium and Domperidone) since last 15 days. After taking these medicines, I am experiencing low sex drive and problem in erection...  Read Full »
Dr. Purushottam Sah
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. Levosulpiride and Flupenthixol can cause problem with erection. This is the cause of erectile dysfunction in your case. Sildenafil citrate (Viagra) is usually prescribed at a dose of 50 mg three hours before sex. But, should be...  Read Full »
My fiancee has low sex drive. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor,My 29 year old fiancee has very less sex drive. Please suggest a remedy.  Read Full »
Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. There are many causes of a low sexual drive. Let me mention few important causes: Compatibility problems:- Compatibility problems are one of the most important factors. A couple in a happy relationship does not usually get libi...  Read Full »
I procrastinate a lot. Is it psychological? Can it be rectified?
Query: Dear doctor,I am 34 years old and am married with two kids, the youngest of the two is 5 months. I have three queries.I procrastinate a lot. Is it psychological? Can it be rectified?I have low self-esteem. Things which happened in my past keep coming to my mind and it hurts me. My mum has told me th...  Read Full »
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. 1 & 2. A lot of individuals have the habit of procrastinating. If there are no other associated symptoms, we cannot label this as psychological. You have mentioned that you have low self-esteem and you think a lot about past. Somet...  Read Full »
I have lost the desire for sex and not getting erection. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years, 178 cm height, 79 kg weight. I have totally lost the desire for sex and no erection and sex feeling even on touching a naked girl. After tuberculosis treatment, I lost my libido and unnoticed it. I used to masturbate since 12 years of age and no sex with a girl at all. ...  Read Full »
Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This can happen quite commonly during the beginning of sexual encounters, where you find yourself in a situation where you cannot perform well. Hence, you develop a fear that what if you will not be able to perform, subsequently, then what will happen. This worry is ...  Read Full »
I am having erection problem during intercourse. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor,I am unable to get an erection for a longer time. I have erection problem during intercourse. Very low feeling to have intercourse.  Read Full »
Dr. Saurabh S Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since how long are you having these issues? Did the erection problem occur first or the lack of interest in sex occur first? Are you married or in a relationship? Do you masturbate? Does erection during masturbation last longer? Are you having any medical disease or are y...  Read Full »
I have smelly penis with erection problem and lack of interest in sex. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a smelly penis issue, and erection problems, no interest in sex, and that happened two years back. The doctors just checked for all UTIs but found nothing. I wonder if the issue is related to fungus infection. All checks are done even bladder and MRI nothing is showing, but the...  Read Full »
Dr. Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Every male has a typical pheromone causing smell characteristic of each male. Are you circumcised? Any urinary symptoms except occasional dysuria. How many times do you get up at night to void? Microscopic hematuria on how many occasions? Kindly share the urine R/M repo...  Read Full »
I have irregular periods with low sex drive after delivery. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am 36 years old. After giving birth to my child two years back, my period changed from 28 to 31, 32, 33, 34. My breast milk is still coming out after breastfeeding my child. My sex drive is low and my vagina is always dry. I cannot get pregnant again.  Read Full »
Dr. Uzma Arqam
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you are breastfeeding, so it increases milk production as well as delays normal menstrual cycles. With normal regular periods, sex drive remains high and normal menstrual blood flow also continues but as this disturbs sex libido, menstrual flow, mood variation, all app...  Read Full »


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