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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Is it necessary to get a good morning erection every single day?

Query: Hello doctor,Is it necessary to get a morning erection every day? Most of the time, I do not get morning wood, and this makes me stressed out. I masturbate two to three times a week at night.  Read Full »


Dr. Prashanth. B

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Morning erection happens during REM (rapid eye movement) sleep, and the length of REM sleep is more during the later stages of sleep, that is, early mornings. Since you have been masturbating regularly and have no problems, there is no need to worry.Your sleep pattern ne...  Read Full »

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 »

Can I get a prescription for testosterone replacement therapy if I visit a specialist in person?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 35 year old male. I have been suffering from erectile dysfunction and have tried PDE-5 inhibitors. They work, but they do not give results anymore. I quit smoking, a few years ago, when I was diagnosed with ED. My morning erection is also not as strong as it used to be. Many chec...  Read Full »


Dr. Manjunadh M. Nair

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Penile injections are tried in severe cases of erectile dysfunction (ED). Usually, it is prescribed by a urologist, since tests like penile doppler and others have to be done, to rule out any other issues. It is an option if nothing else works. But again, it is not ver...  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 »

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