Porn Addiction

Porn addiction is referred to as a person getting addicted to watching porn frequently. Certain persons follow it due to various causes. It can be followed due to psychological stress, sexual dissatisfaction with their partner, and changes in brain chemistry that can make them prone to see porn. It is managed by taking psychotherapy, medications, couple counseling, and lifestyle modification.

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Please suggest some solutions to overcome masturbation and pornography addiction.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from an addiction to masturbation and pornography. I feel extremely depressed, and I want to live without these things, but I cannot do that. Whenever I try to get rid of it, my most extended period is two weeks, but when I was a teen, I had it a lot, then I stopped. Unf...  Read Full »


Dr. Nidhin Mohan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Treatment of your problem will be done first with a trial of cognitive behavioral therapy by a clinical psychologist. If the trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy fails, only medications can be prescribed, and these medications can only be presc...  Read Full »

I am in depression, and I cannot control myself from searching for pornography contents on the internet. Please help?

Query: Hi doctor, I am in depression, and I searched about prostitutes and porn on my office site. But now everyone in my department has come to know about this. So, I am not able to do my job. So please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Why are you depressed? If you searched for pornography in the office, that is wrong, but that does not mean you fall into depression. This is not a stigma. Everyone watches porn, and it is normal. Yes, what happened in the office is wrong, but everyone will forget about...  Read Full »

What are the solutions and recovering from mastrubation by watching porn?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been doing masturbation by watching porn for more than ten years. However, I realized it was the wrong thing online one year back. I tried to ejaculate in the usual conventional way using my hand, but I could not ejaculate. I want to get over this habit of masturbation by watching ...  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Masturbating by watching porn is not good. You can have a sexual-related issue in the future, like erectile dysfunction. You need to change over to hand penis masturbation. It will be difficult for a few months, but no other option you sh...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for my penis that curves to the left when erect?

Query: Hello doctor, My penis curves to the left side when it erects. It is not painful. It is just curved to the left side completely. What is the medication that you suggest?  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Sardar Narayankar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a normal variation. A correction is only required when it causes a painful erection or an interference with intercourse. Otherwise, you need not worry about it. For further questions consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-...  Read Full »

My erection suddenly went down while having sex with my girlfriend. How to treat my condition?

Query: Hello doctor, Have a good day. I am a 22-year-old male, and my height is 5'7 inches, and my weight is 76 kg. I had this frustrating experience because my girlfriend and I decided to have sex. We have been doing well enough to make ourselves aroused. I will do the work first for her, and after I ma...  Read Full »


Dr. Yousef Abbas

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I feel with you, but what you describe is not real erectile dysfunction. Of course, porn and masturbation can cause a gradual ED, but, normally, a man cannot have sex two times after another without a break. This pause is flexible in time, sometimes 15 minutes ...  Read Full »

Are my weakness, tremors, and shaking while lifting objects due to frequent masturbation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37-year-old male, and I have had a problem with masturbation for the past 20 years. I masturbate an average of three times a week. I tried to stop, and I was able to avoid it for months. But again, there is a relapse. I engage in masturbating when I do not feel sleepy, when I am...  Read Full »


Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Masturbation and sex help in stress relief. Masturbation is not unhealthy. It is just physical exercise that improves your stamina and health. In your case, you are doing masturbating three times a week, which is relatively healthy. Weakness, trembling in feet and h...  Read Full »

How can I control porn binging?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a question about sex. I am 64 years old and I am single. I had a few relationships before some years. They were short-lived. I am not sure whether I got addicted to porn. I will see it on an average of three or four times a month and I will leave a space of three or four days. I had...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You are forcing yourself to keep abstinence. But you will get uncontrollable urges when you stop doing masturbation or porn. It is fine to have daily masturbation or sex as it is normal human nature. Some people can control their urges by ...  Read Full »

Are panic attacks and intrusive thoughts symptoms of porn addiction withdrawal?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a psychiatric patient diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder. I am taking Fluoxamine 150 mg, Risperidone 1 mg and Clonazepam 0.5 mg. I am watching porn for 18 years. Recently I stopped it 15 days back and after that, I am not feeling well. I am having panic attacks, crying a lot,...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.Please mention the reason for taking Risperidone. It is an antipsychotic used mainly for psychotic symptoms. If you do not have any psychotic symptoms, then you can stop taking them. You have watched porn for years and so you may have withdrawal symptoms. You need to chan...  Read Full »

How to quit porn addiction and masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from depression and porn addiction, and I am taking Prozac for depression. I want to quit my porn addiction and masturbation, but I cannot. It has been for years. Please help. I need to stop this, as it is making me more depressed.   Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, it is positive that you are insightful about your problem and actively seeking help to manage the difficulty. Next, it is important to remember that you will gradually get better with support. Watching porn compulsively is a type of behavioral addiction tha...  Read Full »

Is my erectile dysfunction due to stress or masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27 year old male. I have been masturbating while watching porn for a year now. Now I am experiencing erectile dysfunction. Also, the stiffness of the penis is not the same as before (maybe because I am not getting aroused as easily as before) but after stroking, I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Prashanth. B

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and the confusion in your mind. In the edit, you have mentioned that your erection is back and that is good to know and the current concern as you have mentioned is sex drive. My explanation to you is as follows: Watching porn and mas...  Read Full »

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