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Poor Erection

Poor or weak erection is the inability of a man to sustain an erection long enough for sexual satisfaction of both the partners involved. Erection problems may be caused by physical as well as psychological factors.

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I have been facing difficulty in getting an erection. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, For the past week, I am experiencing difficulty in having an erection. But, strangely I have strong erections in the morning but once I get up from bed it becomes soft. Even, when I read pornography, it gets hard but dissipates soon. Because of this, I am unable to have proper sex with...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hello, I read your query and understand your concerns. I think the current difference (NPT) is on the positive side and it is possible that with the disappearance of back pain, you will get back your natural erections. It is not surprising that when you have physical illness your sexual life gets a ...  Read Full »

I feel that my erectile dysfunction is due to excessive masturbation. Is it so?

Query: Hi doctor, I am very sad that my penis is not properly erecting, and my penis is getting small when not erect. I feel shy in front of my girlfriend. I think I have erectile dysfunction. I masturbate a lot, and my penis is large when erect, but small when not. From 6 to 7 months, I am ejaculating ear...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Masturbation is normal and does not cause physical problems or sexual problems. But 4 to 5 times masturbation a day is excessive. If you want to reduce it, you should involve yourself in studies, games, and hobbies. Also, try not to remain alone most of the time and av...  Read Full »

I do not get an erection on watching porn or while having sex. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old male. I am going to be married soon. I have been masturbating for the last ten years daily (one time a day) by watching porn. But now I do not get any erection by watching. I need to rub constantly to get an erection. Even while having sex, I do not get a perfect ere...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran. S. R.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. You may be suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED). Erectile dysfunction can occur due to the following reasons: Stress (work or family-related). Depression. Varicocele. Fear of failure (having one epis...  Read Full »

What are the methods to increase penis size?

Query: Hello doctor, My penis size is small. Please advise what can be done.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The size of the penis has no roles in sexual intercourse. Even a person with a small penis but good erection can satisfy any girl. Only a few centimeters of the vaginal wall has sensitivity. What is the size of your penis? If your erection is normal, then stop worryi...  Read Full »

What is the reason for poor erection and low libido during sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having erection problems and low libido during sex. I am married for six years, and now I am 37 years old. Just after marriage, I discovered that I had this erection problem but was at a mild level, and I could manage to have sex with a few days gap in between. I felt a lack of mood ...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Erection problems can be due to lifestyle factors like taking alcohol, smoking, or being overweight. It may also be due to any major illness or some medicines. Often it can be due to stress, anxiety, or due to blood abnormalities for which you need to do blood tests ...  Read Full »

I am a 60-year-old, diabetic facing erectile dysfunction. How to overcome this?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 60-year-old male suffering from diabetes for the past five years. Although my diabetes is under control, I have been facing erectile dysfunction for the past few days. Though I have the urge, there is no erection. How to overcome this?  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran. S. R.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern about your symptoms. According to your complaints, you may be suffering from erectile dysfunction. Reason for erectile dysfunction (ED). 1. Stress due to work or family-related, night duties – plan for regular exercise ...  Read Full »

I find it difficult to get and keep a strong erection for sex. Is this problem mental?

Query: Hello doctor, I just turned 20 and find it difficult to get and keep a strong erection for sex. I am certain this problem is mental as I feel like I suffer from anxiety and performance anxiety whether it be sex or sports. I am good looking and good with people and girls but do not know how to fix th...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is most likely that you are suffering from performance anxiety. You need to be confident about yourself. Forget about your last performance failure, or it will start a vicious cycle of performance anxiety and erection failure. Be bold. Spend enough time on foreplay ...  Read Full »

I am suffering from erection problem and lack of desire for sex. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am married for last four years and now 34 years old. My height is 5 feet 11 inches and weight is 171 pounds. I am suffering from erection problem and lack of desire for sex. Just after marriage, these problems were not so severe, so I did not bother about it. We used to have sex success...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. The history you have mentioned clearly ruling out any serious organic problem for erection. Just to reassure you I would like to tell you that masturbation is a safe habit and it is not a cause for poor erection or loss of libido. But y...  Read Full »

I do not get erection needed for sex. Kindly advice.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 34 years old (weight 171 pounds), married, and my height is 5 feet 11 inch. I feel lack of libido during sex. During sex, I do not feel excited enough and do not get erection needed for sex. I use my hand and erotic thoughts to get the erection first and complete the task somehow ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The causes of these symptoms are multiple including medical conditions as well as psychological in nature. So, we first need to rule out the medical conditions that may be responsible for these symptoms by some investigation such as blood sugar, thyroid function test, ser...  Read Full »

I have a low sex drive, and I am scared that I might not get an erection. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old recently married guy. The problem with me is I do not get excited very easily, and my sex drive is also not up to the mark. One of the reasons for this is that my wife too, has a low sex drive. While we are in the act, she hardly does anything to get me excited. I ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. A lot of couples suffer problems on their first night. A poor experience, cultural factors associated with the first night, fatigue, both physical and mental associated with marriage, dramatic representation of the first night in movies, ...  Read Full »

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