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 experiencing problems keeping my penis erect. Have the ligaments of my penis got damaged?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old and I used to stretch my penis very roughly when I was 17 to 18 years old. Since then it stays curved downwards and I have had problems in keeping it erect. I think I damaged the ligaments of my penis, please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. The erection in the penis occurs due to vascular supply and not due to the strength of ligaments. Stretching or masturbation does not cause any damage to the anatomical structure. The downward curvature during erection is n...  Read Full »

I always think about sex, and my penis starts to precum;However, my erection is only 50 %. Is this normal?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 24 years old and always think about sex. Any sexual content catches my eye, and I become very excited, and my penis starts to precum. It happens very often. I do not touch my penis, and my excitement grows and grows. However, after a while, it is difficult to have a complete erection....  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The problem you described has two parts. Suppose you have a hyperactive sexual desire. The chances are less because, during adulthood, hormonal levels are quite high, which controls our sexual desire. Most males have strong desires. Suppose you have a problem w...  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 signific...  Read Full »

My erection is poor. Have I damaged my penile suspensory ligament?

Query: Hello doctor, I think I have damaged my penile suspensory ligament. The penis even in flaccid state is dipping down. I feel some tight sensations around the body of my penis. Also, the sexual excitement has very much reduced.  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav Vishal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The best way to know for your erection problems is to do an erection test by a urologist. It is done by giving small injection at the base of penis and create an erection, then the urologist does a physical examination to see if deformity is within normal limit or it ...  Read Full »

I am facing erection issues where I have an erection that lasts for a short duration. Kindly advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old, and I used to masturbate a lot. I am facing erection issues in which my erection lasts for a short duration, shortening of the penis, and premature ejaculation. How can I get rid of this problem?  Read Full »

Dr. Muntaqa Butt

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Erectile dysfunction (ED) usually occurs after 40 years of age. There are two main types of ED. One is psychogenic, in which there is psychological disturbance and a sedentary lifestyle. The second is organic, in which there is some underlying disease. Premature ejac...  Read Full »

I am a 23-year-old male experiencing weak erections for the past five months. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old male, not married. I weigh 79 kilograms, and I am 1.7 meters tall. I have been experiencing weak erections for the past five months. However, l have not experienced any common symptoms of prostate cancer. Two days ago, l started feeling an acute pain in one of the blood...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. Do not worry. Erectile dysfunction, weak erections, and premature ejaculation can be due to excessive masturbation habits. Medicines alone will not work permanently. Stop masturbation totally for a few months to...  Read Full »

Why does my penis feel numb?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26 year old male. My height is 190 cm and weight is 85 kg. I do exercise with weights regularly. I have noticed that I have reduced feeling in the skin on my shaft. I cannot feel normal touch, but I can feel the pain if I pinch it with my nails. To best describe it; it feels li...  Read Full »

Dr. Raman Tanwar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a localized numbness that we are bothered with. Disease starting from this region without any other associated symptoms is quite rare and without them we may not think of a systemic pathology right away. Have you tried nerve tonics? I suggest back strengthenin...  Read Full »

I am suffering from ED. Is it due to BP drugs?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a doctor practicing in a rural area and aged 55 years. I am having high blood pressure for last seven years. My blood pressure was 180/100 mmHg before treatment and now I am on Telmisartan H 40 mg once daily. My BP fluctuates between 128 and 135 systolic to 85 and 90 diastolic. I do ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Regarding your ED (erectile dysfunction), definitely your age can be a factor. But, if ED developed suddenly, then this could be caused by anxiety. It is one of the most important causes of ED. Yes, some ARBs (angiotensin receptor blockers) can cause ED as a ...  Read Full »

I am about to get married, but have an erectile disorder. Please suggest a remedy.

Query: Hello doctor, I am about to get married and I have an erectile disorder. Should I take any medicine? Kindly suggest some remedy for the same.  Read Full »

Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair. B

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, find out the reasons for erectile dysfunction by getting a physical examination with a urologist along with a blood test if necessary. Diabetes, thyroid dysfunction and other hormonal issues can alter your erection. So, at this age never take any medic...  Read Full »

I have an increased tendency to masturbate with an erection problem which affects my relationship. Please suggest some methods to solve this without medications.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old male. I am suffering from an increased tendency for masturbation, which is now affecting my relationship. I am not getting erection on time and have many problems. I do not want to take medicine. Please suggest to me some way to solve this. Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Masturbation is normal. Ninety-five percent of male does that, and it is just another way of having sex without a partner. It has the following advantages. 1. It helps to relieve stress. 2. Boosts mood. 3. Improves sleep. 4. Helps t...  Read Full »

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