Morning Erection

Morning erection or otherwise called nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT), is a normal occurrence when a man wakes up with an erect penis. It is caused due to physical stimulation, high levels of testosterone in the morning, and brain relaxation.

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Why am I not able to get an erection without using my hands?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I think I have ED. I am not able to get erections on thoughts alone. However, I am able to get an erection if I use my hand. Also, I masturbate twice daily in an upside down position. I did not have sex recently but when I had it, I was not able to get an erect...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need a little more history to be of any help. Do you have morning erections? Do you ejaculate during urination? Did you always have this problem or only with a recent partner? For more information consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://icliniq.c...  Read Full »

Does low testosterone levels affect erection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 33 years old. I never had sex and physically fit. I do not drink alcohol or smoke. My eating habit is healthy and I do not have much stress. I did my medical test three months back and found my testosterone level is below the minimum limit. I started eating vegetables and fruits, but...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. There is no need to get stressed due to low testosterone levels. As you are getting early morning tightness, this means that there is no organic issue. If you have to go for urine in the morning, even then, that tightness is significant. You...  Read Full »

I have priapism for a year. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29 year old male. I have a problem of priapism or prolonged erection at night since more than a year. During the day I find many people staring at me directly or indirectly, and this creates tension or pressure on my mind. I try to be normal as much as possible, but due to int...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Relax and do not worry. I think you are suffering from stuttering priapism. I have some questions for you, answering which will help me to recommend better treatment options for you. For how much time does your penis stay in an erect state in the morning after you wake...  Read Full »

Please suggest some medicine to prolong my sexual act.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 65 years old. I am having an active sex life. Nowadays, I am slowly losing efficiency. I am requesting you to advise some medicine to prolong my sexual act. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concerns. Before we can make any conclusions, I request you to provide the following details. So, an impression can be made about the cause and solutions of the problem. What do you mean by slowly losing efficiency? Please give maxim...  Read Full »

Does BPA overexposure cause problems with erection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old and have recently been having problem with erection and loss of sexual energy. These symptoms started about two months ago and have been slowly getting worse. There are several factors that I believe are contributing to this, but one in particular is exposure to BPA. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Erectile dysfunction can occur because of many reasons. The most common is psychological that is excessive stress, performance anxiety, etc. Also, smoking and alcohol are major factors contributing erectile dysfunction. If you have night erection (erection during sleep...  Read Full »

Can anti-anxiety medication cause erectile dysfunction and decrease libido?

Query: Hello doctor, I got married last month. I am not able to maintain a strong erection that is needed for penetration. And, my libido is also low nowadays.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. I request you to provide following information so the diagnosis can be made and suitable remedy can be offered. Have you experienced the same issues while masturbating or doing sex in the past? How did the problem start...  Read Full »

I am suffering from a complete lack of libido and erectile dysfunction. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently suffering from a complete lack of libido and erectile dysfunction. This began after a bad experience by taking the drug Ecstasy once. I was unwell for about a week afterwards with dizzy feel and nausea. I am a 27 year old male. I am trying to improve my symptoms. I have ...  Read Full »


Dr. Bindiya Thakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have a few questions as a follow up. When was your puberty? Do you find any change in shaving frequency? Are you getting morning erections? Is there any history of testicular surgery? Have you had mumps? When did you last take Ecstasy (MDMA - Methylenedioxy-methamph...  Read Full »

I get prolonged morning erection with increased frequency of stools. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, For some time now, when I wake up in the morning with an erection, I do stool frequently and after a while I has pain in my penile area. The erection is usually prolonged. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Morning erection is normal and it usually subsides as you go to the toilet. I need to ask you a few questions to clarify. How prolong is your erection? Frequency of stool is it all time? How many times in the day? Do you have any urinary complains? Do you have ureth...  Read Full »

Why do I not get sexual desire unless I take medication?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old male. Earlier, I was very much sexually active. Then, I found that I am not sexually aroused and so visited a sexologist. He told me that I have a low libido problem. He did a blood examination and found my testosterone is 3.72 ng/mL. He suggested me to take Androsar 4...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Decreased desire is often the result of low testosterone in most adults and I think there is a need to test the serum testosterone level after treatment if not done. In case serum testosterone level is still low, then you ca...  Read Full »

Is it safe to increase the dose of Cialis if usual dose did not work?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been using Cialis for years with great results but recently it is not working well. What could cause this?  Read Full »


Dr. Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tadalafil has no known interaction with the drugs you have mentioned but Magnesium must be taken two to three hours apart from the drug to prevent decreased absorption. Do you have morning erections? Is it situational difficulty or on all occasions? On a scale of 10, h...  Read Full »

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