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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Why do I have a problem with my sex life after my treatment for UTI?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 50-year-old male, with normal blood sugar, blood pressure and borderline LDL. For the last ten years I had taken treatment for UTI three times, with approximately three years interval. This is my past history. Now I have problem in my sex life. For the last six months I lost ...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks very much for consulting us. Erection can be related to something we call metabolic syndrome. If you have hyperlipidemia, it means your lipids are high in the blood, or you are overweight slightly as your height is 173 cm, and weight is 82 kg, which is suppose t...  Read Full »

Please suggest yoga asanas that would improve blood flow to testicles.

Query: Hi doctor, Please suggest me the yoga names to improve blood flow to the testicles. I have weak erections, watery semen, and loss of libido. I am taking Pantogem DSR for indigestion and Stalopam plus for stress. My local doctor prescribed these medicines.  Read Full »


Dr. Shakti Mishra

Fitness Expert, Nutritionist, Physiotherapist, Yoga Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Continue with the prescribed medication. Along with that meditation, exercises, and yoga can help improve your condition. Deep breathing, inhalation through nose and exhalation through the mouth, improves blood circulation. Suryanamaskar is the most efficient form ...  Read Full »

Should I stop masturbation to get cured of ED?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from ED. I masturbate since my 19 years, and now I am 29. I frequently masturbate, and now I am having erection problem. What should I do now? I weight about 92 kg, and I am having BP (taking medicines) and no diabetes. Is the ED problem curable, or should I stop mastur...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern but would like to tell you that masturbation is not the reason for your problem. It is a safe habit, and this could not cause a problem like erectile dysfunction. This problem may occur due to some other reasons. If you are not getting ...  Read Full »

It is hard for me to maintain the erection. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have difficulty getting and maintaining an erection. My erection is weak, and I cannot penetrate. When I try to penetrate, I lose my erection, and it lies on the left side when erect. My penis is soft and loose and of small size like a kids penis. My midnight erection and early m...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandip Pramanik

Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and read your queries. All reports are within normal limits except high prolactin levels and hyperprolactinemia. You need to consult an endocrinologist for its correction. Otherwise, you can co...  Read Full »

How to correct my downward curved penis and weak corpus spongiosum muscle to get a better erection?

Query: Hello doctor, I have downward curved penis and the corpus spongiosum muscle is not hard erect during erection.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Down curvature of the penis is called chordee (ventral chordee). It is either congenital (since birth) or acquired developed later due to stricture or trauma. It is usually accompanied by shifting of the urethral opening. I need a picture of your penis and urethral op...  Read Full »

Does erection problems persist after discontinuing antidepressant?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old and I am on Citalopram, Buspirone, and Valium. In the past few weeks, I have stopped taking Valium. I am taking only 2.5 mg to wean off and just today I discontinued the Citalopram as well after gradually cutting down from 40 mg to 10 over the last two weeks. I still ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivekanandan G

Andrologist, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the erection problem is due to antidepressants, then it will become invariably normal once you stop the medications. In your case, the reason must be marijuana. I think it is better you stop that and also get your early morning serum testosterone assay done. For furthe...  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

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

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 »

What should I do to fix my weak erections?

Query: Hello doctor, I suffer from weak erections and would like to achieve stronger erections. I have done a little research on some of the medicines.  Read Full »


Dr. Sandip Pramanik

Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your queries. I would like to ask you a few questions. Do you have diabetes, other comorbidities like heart disease or high BP, morning erection, erection while watching pornography, or early ejaculation? You may have ED (erectile dysfunction). ...  Read Full »

What could cause urinary incontinence with urine flow in different directions?

Query: Hello doctor, I have occasional urine incontinence. Urine flows in different directions and drops on my legs. I have persistent high pressure, weak erection and quick ejaculation. And also have difficulty concentrating on tasks for a long time.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Incontinence of urine and multiple streams with high pressure are consistent with urethral stricture. It is narrowing of the urethra causing the above mentioned symptoms. Enlarged prostate can also cause the same issue but less common with multiple streams like this. T...  Read Full »

Why am I having problems with erection?

Query: Hello Doctor, Ive been having trouble getting and maintaining a fully hard erection. Im 17 years old and am in very good physical shape so I feel like it’s weird that this is happening to me. Aside from not having physical issues, I dont have an performance anxiety of anything else that would pot...  Read Full »


Dr. Saurabh Pandey

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hey. Welcome to Icliniq. I read your query and having erection trouble from time to time isn't necessarily a cause for concern. If erectile dysfunction is an ongoing issue, however, it can cause stress, affect your self-confidence and contribute to relationship problems. Problems getting or keeping...  Read Full »

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