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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Does testosterone have fluctuations in a day?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 36 years old male and I have two children. I am suffering from loss of libido and erection problems for the past six months. Is it good to do a testosterone test in the afternoon? Recently, I had a testosterone level of 2.08 ng/mL when I tested it in the afternoon. At the previous t...  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. According to your statement, you are suffering from loss of libido and erection problems for the past six months. Testosterone levels can show fluctuation throughout the year or month or even in a day. Testosterone reaches a peak value around ...  Read Full »

Are Camne VID and LVate tablets used for erection problems?

Query: Hi doctor, I have erection problems since about 1.5 years. I am 32 years old and married. My weight is 80 kg and height is 5'7". I have no other health issues apart from the erection. Earlier, I was advised by a doctor to take Camne VID and LVate tablets for a month and I felt fine. Later, I discon...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and understand your concerns. I can see two things as health problem as per details provided. One is obviously the erection problem and the second is being overweight. I am isolating the weight issue because it is a common observation to ...  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

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

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 »

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 moo...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 unable to penetrate during sex. What is the cause and suggest an effective treatment?

Query: 26M, recently married, arranged one. We tried to have coitus but I couldn't not penetrate into her. When I foreplay she allows me but doesn't do anything like do to her, even if I kiss her, she doesn't kiss me back, but she allows me. I know that she loves me. We were completely naked,she allows me ...  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi welcome to icliniq.com Don't worry. It is common in many people. we call this performance anxiety. you are very anxious about your sex performance. If you don't have any specific health issues--your sexual arousal/performance will improve soon. 1.stop masturbation/porn watching -it will improv...  Read Full »

Will quitting masturbation help poor erection and premature ejaculation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a married man and I have problems while doing sex. I am doing masturbation once a month. Could you please advise some medicine for resolving the problem? Please help me to sort out this problem.  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Masturbation is normal. It does not cause physical problems or sexual problems. Also, do not give any importance to an advertisement that mentions that masturbation causes health problems or destroys life, and masturbation does not require any treatment. However, ...  Read Full »

Can stress lead to an erection problem during intercourse?

Query: Hello, i got married 2 weeks ago,everything was fine before marriage and still fine but getting problem in erection just at the time of intercourse from day first,firstly i think beacuse of so much travel and tiredness its happening but still the same,it erected fully during foreplay and everything...  Read Full »

Dr. Dwipannita Kalita

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, From what I can understand after reading your problem, all I can say is that it’s mostly psychological since you said that you think too much regarding how to proceed which puts a lot performance pressure and in the end it gets stressed out. It’s very natural and common to face such ...  Read Full »

How to treat my problem with poor erection and loss of sex drive?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old and just got married last year. I am having a problem maintaining an erection during sex. My feeling of having sex is also reduced a lot. I do not feel like doing it at all. Please do let me know what can be done.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Reduced desire and poor erection can be because of depression and other anxiety disorders. It may also be due to medical illnesses like diabetes, hypertension, etc. So visit a nearby doctor for further evaluation and if the medical cause is found, take treatment accordi...  Read Full »

Will loose testicles cause erection problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old male. My testicles are loose, with a little pain in the right testicle while walking or sitting for a long time. My sonography report is normal. I am facing this problem for the past 13 years, but every time I consult a doctor, they say there is no problem with my ...  Read Full »

Dr. K V Anand

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through all the details given by you, including the sonography report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are facing this pain for more than 13 years. Your sonography report is normal, and every doctor you consulted says that your re...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for my weak urine stream and poor erection?

Query: Hello doctor, My problem is I have been masturbating for a long time, and now I am facing problems. I cannot stop my urine, and it is hard to control. When I urinate, it just comes out a little, and I think my bladder is weak. My penis is strong only for a few minutes and goes down soon. Also, my p...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your distress, and I will do my best to advise you. Masturbation usually does not cause trouble if it is done on an occasional basis and avoiding friction by lubrication and clean hygiene. From your presentation and mentioned issues, I will take it one by ...  Read Full »

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