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 does my husband have difficulty in penetration during sex?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband has problem penetrating me. Fingering is fine, but not with his penis. For some reason, it just would not go in. May I know how I can solve this?  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran Sr

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your complaints, he may have erectile dysfunction (ED). Reasons for erectile dysfunction are, Stress due to work, family, night duties, etc. (plan for regular exercise and yoga). Depression. Varicocele. Fear ...  Read Full »

When I pushed my penis down, I heard a loud cracking sound. What can it be?

Query: Hi doctor,I am an 18-years-old male. I was pleasuring myself, and while I was pleasuring myself, I pushed my penis down, and when I did that, I heard a loud cracking sound and an immediate loss of erection. I have very little to no pain and no swelling. The crack happened at the base of my penis, an...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. The presentation of penile fracture is loud pop sound and immediate loss of erection due to severe bend of an erected penis. There will be swelling of the penis due to bleeding and discoloration of the skin. A...  Read Full »

Can I get pregnant with a single embryo transfer?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old female. Both the ovaries are polycystic. My husband is 33 years old and has erection issues. The doctor suggested IUI, but the husband's motile sperm count was only 10 million. The doctor advised going for IVF with ICSI. Can I go for a single embryo transfer? I als...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The sperm count of 10 million is more than sufficient for IUI (intrauterine insemination). Please go for IUI, and you have an excellent chance to conceive. So, do not worry. You are around 9 kg overweight (attachments removed to protect patients identity), so pleas...  Read Full »

Why am I not able to get an erection without using my hands?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I think I have ED. I am not able to get erections on thoughts alone. However, I am able to get an erection if I use my hand. Also, I masturbate twice daily in an upside down position. I did not have sex recently but when I had it, I was not able to get an erect...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need a little more history to be of any help. Do you have morning erections? Do you ejaculate during urination? Did you always have this problem or only with a recent partner? For more information consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://icliniq.c...  Read Full »

I am not able to maintain a proper erection. Is that due to type 2 diabetes?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 53-year-old male weighing about 85 kg. I have a problem with sex that is sometimes with the ability to erect properly. I have an appetite for sex. As a result, I can pass an extended period. Last year I was told that I have type 2 diabetes. This now brings concerns to my partner. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please provide me with more details. Have you taken any treatment? It is common to have a progressive reduction in sexual desire with age. Type 2 diabetes is also associated with a decrease in libido. If your blood sugar levels are normal, then there is no nee...  Read Full »

Can I get a prescription for testosterone replacement therapy if I visit a specialist in person?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 35 year old male. I have been suffering from erectile dysfunction and have tried PDE-5 inhibitors. They work, but they do not give results anymore. I quit smoking, a few years ago, when I was diagnosed with ED. My morning erection is also not as strong as it used to be. Many chec...  Read Full »


Dr. Manjunadh M Nair

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Penile injections are tried in severe cases of erectile dysfunction (ED). Usually, it is prescribed by a urologist, since tests like penile doppler and others have to be done, to rule out any other issues. It is an option if nothing else works. But again, it is not ver...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a suitable treatment for my curved penis and painful erection.

Query: Hello doctor, My penis has a mild curve to the left. On the top left shaft under the glans, an unknown stiff body was identified in the ultrasound. While having intercourse at 80% erection, I felt slight tightness on the right side of my penis. A day later, I had potency issues for two weeks, e...  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran Sr

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. I checked your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). It is not filler related condition. Hence, we need to consider other causes. Unidentified matter can be granuloma, but it is not dangerous. Granul...  Read Full »

I had surgery to bring down my prolonged erection, and I do not get an erection. why?

Query: Hello doctor, I underwent penile surgery six weeks ago. The surgery was because I had an erection that did not go down for more than 24 hours after taking tablet Trimex. During surgery, they removed the blood that kept my penis erect. I was hospitalized for two days. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This condition is called priapism and you still have erection. If you do not have any pain, then you can wait and observe it. I suggest you to take complete blood count to see check for sickle cells. If you have sickle cells, then you need oxygen to reduce sickle cell...  Read Full »

Why is it difficult to pull my foreskin back when I am erect after a frenuloplasty?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a frenulum tear due to excess sexual intercourse, and I underwent frenuloplasty to correct my foreskin. On the first two days after the surgery, my foreskin was clear and comfortable. But after two days, it became tight and difficult to retract. I am unable to get an erection....  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thanks for consulting us.The foreskin is hard to retract due to expansion during erection. The reason for frenuloplasty could have been phimosis (narrowing of the foreskin). It would help if you keep the area dry and clean. It is recommended to clean the area with saline an...  Read Full »

Why are my testicles saggy and painful?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a sharp pain in my left testicle for four days with mild abdominal pain and constipation. Also, my testicles seem saggy and hanging. Recently, I am having a problem with erection. Although I get hard, I ejaculate very soon. I am in a pre-diabetes phase where my fasting bl...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have multiple issues to discuss, and I would discuss them one after the other. Mild left testicular pain, oligospermia, and infertility are related to varicocele, which is a dilatation of veins around your testis. It increases temperature and decrease...  Read Full »

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