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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I have been suffering from erectile dysfunction since I got married. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I have an erectile dysfunction problem. I got married three years back. Since then, I have noticed this problem. I have consulted the doctor earlier, and they did a physical examination and sperms test. Everything was normal. They said that it might be because of psychological problems ...  Read Full »

Dr. Yousef Abbas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Erectile dysfunction is a troublesome problem for men. I understand your concern and will help you out. I will prescribe you a stress-reducing medication to block your adrenalin so that stress cannot ruin your erections. You need to follow the below-mentioned advice. 1...  Read Full »

I am 28 years old and suffering from erectile dysfunction. What can be done?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 28 years old and suffering from erectile dysfunction during sex with my wife. I had semi-hard erection two times. Six months before also I had a similar issue for 15 days then again I was normal after that but again issue has started since three days. I masturbate every day mostly whi...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If it is only on two occasions then you can wait, but if it is frequent then you can manage it by two approaches namely drug and behavioral. Drug therapy includes Sildenafil, Tadalafil, and Vardenafil. Behavioral therapy includes Masters and Johnson technique. It is dif...  Read Full »

How to achieve full erection while having sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing erectile dysfuction issue. I am not able to achieve full erections while sex. There is no previous history of this issue. Kindly advice the further action to be taken. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Relax and do not worry. Please answer these questions, Since how long do you have this problem? How were your erections before? Are you suffering from other alignments like diabetes and hypertension? Do you have the addiction to smoking or alcohol? Do you have night ...  Read Full »

Why do I not get an erection with my new partner?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not confident and cannot get an erection with this new partner. I am depressed, and this is nothing new to me. I dated her before, and it was the same thing. She intimidates me; this does not happen with other partners I have had. Please help me. I know the problem is completely...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Probably, you are suffering from erectile dysfunction situational type. Two different approaches can manage it: Non-drug - Dual sex therapy and behavioral therapy. Drug treatment includes Sildenafil, Vardenafil, Tadalafil, Phentolamine, etc. It is diffi...  Read Full »

I never feel sexually attracted to my wife. Is my problem psychological?

Query: Hello doctor, It has been two years since I married, but I have never felt sexually attracted to my wife, no matter what I do. I have tried Viagra and Ayurvedic medicines to increase sexual drive, but no results. My parents had compelled me into this marriage. Since I never had sex before marriage,...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Hypothyroidism and high prolactin explain a few symptoms that you are suffering from. So before jumping to the conclusion that it is psychological, I suggest you to undergo blood investigations such as serum testos...  Read Full »

How can I cure erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor, I have erectile dysfunction with no apparent cause. The blood test and ECG are fine. I have never had ED. My sex drive is usually not even too much. For the past eight months, my sex drive has been non-existent. I also have no morning erections. Factors that play a role are that I br...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Relax and do not worry. ED (erectile dysfunction) can be because of mainly two causes: Psychological (lack of desire leads). Psychological ED can have many reasons, like stress, strain, anxiety, mental trauma, etc. Vascular (lack of blo...  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 S. R

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, and al...  Read Full »

What medicine should I take to cope up with my ED?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 41 year old male. Recently, I have faced ED during intercourse. Most of the early morning my penis get erect that let me wake up from sleeping and I feel the urge of having sex. But, while having sex the erection goes off along with excitement. But, during masturbation it gets erec...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are getting a good erection during masturbation and also in the early morning, but during sex you are not able to penetrate and has erection loses. The history itself suggests that the cause of erectile dysfunction is psychological and not any organic cause. As, th...  Read Full »

Why am I having problems with erection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old male with a weight of 85 kg and a height of 5 feet 10 inches. Recently, I was not able to get an erection while doing sex and was also ejaculating very soon. This happened two days ago with my current partner while we were having sex for the first time and also with ...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Poor erection in most individuals occurs due to psychological reasons. But sometimes hormonal issues, diabetes, hypertension also worsen the problem. Did you get yourself checked for serum testosterone, prolactin, and blood sugar levels? Do you have any other associ...  Read Full »

Why am I facing an erection problem despite having had no issues for the past six years?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 35-year-old guy. I am married for six years. I am unable to get a proper erection for the last three months. Please prescribe some medication.  Read Full »

Dr. Pankaj Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have given very little information regarding your problem. There are lots of reasons for poor election after marriage and among them the most common is psychogenic. The erection depends on many thing beside medical causes. In medical causes usually, early morning erec...  Read Full »

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