Psychological Cause For Erectile Dysfunction

The sexual dysfunction in a man, where he is unable to keep an erection firm for sexual intercourse is called erectile dysfunction. 10 to 20 % of ED is caused due to psychological reasons. These causes include stress, anxiety, the guilt of not satisfying the partner, low self-esteem, depression, and loss of interest in sex.

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Why does my erection suddenly go away during penetration?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21-years-old male with a weight of 88 kg and a height of 6 feet. I am having an issue with erection. I cannot stay hard for an extended period. Yesterday, I had my first intercourse. I got an erection, and when I penetrated, my penis became soft, and after that, it did not get ...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi,Welcome to you got a good erection before penetration and then lost it, it was most likely due to psychological reasons. Anticipation, worries about performance, overthinking about sex can result in loss of erection. This is most likely not a physical issue.I suggest you take Silde...  Read Full »

I am not able to get erection during sex. Is it due to erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to know whether I have erectile dysfunction. I have a difficulty in getting an erection during sex. Recently, I stopped watching porn and masturbation as it can affect erection. It has been 90 days of stopping masturbation as I want to restore my erection. During oral sex, I am ab...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. There are various reasons to have erectile dysfunction. The causes are stress due to work or family-related issues or night duties, depression, varicocele, fear of failure, low self-esteem, homosexuality, religious constraints, smoking, an...  Read Full »

Why do I not have the same amount of excitement with masturbation as before?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24-year-old male. Lately, I do not feel the same amount of excitement I had when I used to masturbate a few years back. I think I am obsessed with masturbation. Even after ejaculating, I am unable to maintain an erection as I used to have a few years back. I am afraid that I am ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I like to inform you that loss of erection after ejaculation is entirely normal, and there is nothing abnormal in this regard. Secondly, having an erection and able to masturbate properly indicates the ab...  Read Full »

Can Wilson's disease or its treatment cause erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old male with a height of 5'8 feet and a weight of 57 kgs. I have erectile dysfunction, but my erection is not hard enough to penetrate. Sometimes it is hard and cannot maintain for a long time. Earlier, I used to get early morning erections, but now it is rare. Please ...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Before I could help you with, tell me the following: 1) Do you have any history of diabetes or hypertension or any chronic disease for which you are taking treatment? 2) Is there any history of injury to the lower back or scrotum? 3) Is any treatment taken? 4) Are y...  Read Full »

What medical conditions are responsible for erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27-year-old male doctor. I am moderately obese, but I do weight losing activities like gym and yoga. I can maintain an erection during masturbation but not during sex with my wife. There was no problem two months ago, but now I am having this issue. I used to masturbate three time...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The cause of erection problems are many, including medical conditions like diabetes, hypertension, thyroid hormones or testosterone, and prolactin disturbance. So, get these investigations done to rule out these conditions. Secondly, psychological problems such as depr...  Read Full »

What are the causes and management of erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel I have erectile dysfunction because I get hard spontaneous erections with stress in my penis, but I cannot maintain hardness in masturbation. So I will be thankful for your advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern about your symptoms. However, according to your complaints, you may have erectile dysfunction. Reasons for erectile dysfunction are, Stress due to work or family-related, night duties, etc. Practice regular exercise and yoga. Depression...  Read Full »

What are the possible causes for temporary erectile dysfunction in young men?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old male, and I usually have pleasing morning boners almost two to three days a week, where my penis gets hard and long. But, while masturbating for the last one to two years, it is soft all along and gets a bit harder at the time of ejaculation, and that hardness is way i...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query. Please tell if you have any medical conditions like diabetes, hypertension, heart problem or restricted blood flow to veins or arteries, etc., which are the leading causes behind erectile dysfunction. Also, excessive use of tobacco or alcohol may l...  Read Full »

What can cause ejaculation without an erection before sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I have never faced an erection problem. Usually, it is normal and stiff. But a month ago I went to a sex worker. I was tensed, as it was my first time. While I was with her, I was not at all getting an erection. She was stroking all over it, but it was not hard. And suddenly, I ejaculate...  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would like 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 and anxiety. You may be fearing that what you are doing is wrong. You are anxious about yo...  Read Full »

What are the causes of erectile dysfunction in young adults?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a teenager, and I am having trouble during erection when I am with my girlfriend. Though I occasionally get it with her, the erection is not as hard as it usually is. I am very much confused. Can you help me with this?  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please provide me with the below details so that I can help you with your problem. Do you suffer from poor erection or no erection regularly? Do you develop an erection while you are alone or have early morning erections? Do you have any other medical issues? Re...  Read Full »

Why is my erection weak even after taking Tadalafil?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 32-year-old male without any medical history. I got married before two years and I do not have kids. Usually, I will have sex with my wife weekly till before three months. But now, I am staying away from her and so I am doing masturbation once a day. In these last 45 days, I met her...  Read Full »

Dr. Abdul Rub

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Erectile dysfunction and ejaculation can get influenced by many factors. If you are under stress, you will have lower performance. If you are relaxed and happy, you will have a better performance. This occurs because it gets affected by neurotransmitters. It influen...  Read Full »

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