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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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


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


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. ...  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 »

What can cause ejaculation without an erection before sex?

Query: I never faced an erection problem, it's normal and stiff. But a month ago I went to a Sex Worker, I was tensed, as it was my first time. While inside with her, I was not at all getting an erection. She was stroking all over it but it was not hard. And suddenly I ejaculated. Even after that, I checke...  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, I want to warn you in the beginning that sex with a sex worker may contract Sexually transmitted diseases if proper protective methods are not adopted. Your problem is fear,anxiety.You may be fearing that what you are doing is wrong.You are anxious about your erection. Erection can occur only wh...  Read Full »

Please recommend some remedy for my injured penile ligaments.

Query: Hello doctor, Unfortunately, I severely injured my penile ligaments a couple months before. My urologist confirmed that I injured my penile ligaments and recommended me to use a pain gel called Voltaren on the penile ligament area and then put an ice pack on it for 20 minutes. At the same time, I t...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Injury to the penile ligament which is called the suspensory ligament of penis is painful. It causes the dropping of penis during erection to a variable degree depends on the amount of injury caused. After injury treatment is usually painkillers and ice packing then let...  Read Full »

Why does my erection fade away every time I try to have sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years old. I got married recently but not able to do sex due to erection problem. I get erection but becomes loose with a few seconds before penetration. I never had sex before. I used to masturbate by rubbing my penis between my legs and ejaculate. Is this the cause of my pro...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please provide us some more details. When you masturbate do you ejaculate? During that process does your male organ get erect? Have you never had any morning erection? Have you had wet dreams at the night? Do you masturbate very frequently? Is there any subconsciou...  Read Full »

What causes a weird sensation in the penis and not so hard erections?

Query: Hi Doc! I am a 19 year old boy and off late I have a weird sensation in my penis sometimes and my erections are not as hard as earlier. I am currently not on any medication and this is the first time something like this is happening. I was a bit concerned about it and with the corona virus situati...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath


Answer: Dear. Hope you are doing well R u masturbation too much? You are having any urinary complaints like frequency, urgency, poor stream, nocturia, dribbling, burning micturation? Any history of smoking? Alcoholism ? R u diabetic or hypertensive? Any investigations done recently? Waiting ...  Read Full »

After getting hurt, I am not getting proper erection. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, One night while sleeping I thought I hurt my penis while moving in sleep because I felt something that moment. But there was no pain nothing and I went back to sleep normally. From the next day onwards, I am not having an erection at all. I have no sensation on the penis. I tried mastur...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I know it can be confusing, clearly you must wait and not panic. It is possible that due to trauma one can loss the sensation and even it can affect erection for a few days. Stay hydrated, rest well, avoid any further trauma to the penis, avoid exercise for a few days...  Read Full »

What steps can be taken to improve erections?

Query: I am 53 years old male, I am a diabetic and have ED problem for the last 4 months, I loose my erection very soon. I even tried taking Eract X on two occassions, but it didnt work, but do I have to take it continuosly? Please let me know as to what steps I need to take to improve my erections. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello Dear do you feeling difficult to get erections?? or difficulty to maintain erection for a long time and premature ejaculation?? Diabetic patients with uncontrolled diabetes may lead to erectile dysfunction. So please maintain good diabetic control. Eat green leafy vegetables and fruits. Avo...  Read Full »

Though I quit masturbation, I did not get strong erections. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old. I am having weak erections for two months. I think it is because of more masturbation so I stopped doing it since 35 days, but still, I am not having erections. I am also having a prominent vein on the top and either side of the penis even when flaccid. I do not smoke ...  Read Full »

Dr. Chirag Bhandari


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your history, it looks like you have psychogenic erectile dysfunction. Stopping masturbation would not help. The best would be to start a short course of medicines and take cognitive behavioral therapy to reduce the anxiety which has caused this problem. Th...  Read Full »

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