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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 fear of ED since I turned 50. Is my condition worrisome?

Query: Hi doctor, I am concerned about ED. I am 51. I am fit but have hypertension that is controlled using 5 mg of Bystolic daily. BP generally runs 120/77 but can be higher depending upon stress levels. My most recent physical showed healthy levels of cholesterol and blood sugars. I do however have anxi...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your description and the likely cause is stress and anxiety. These factors quite commonly affect sexual performance, libido, and erections. Considering your libido was also low during this period, it is likely a stress and anxiety-related issue on...  Read Full »

How do I treat long-standing premature ejaculation?

Query: Hello doctor, Tell me the treatment of primary premature ejaculation. I am suffering from many years, facing from the beginning of sexual life. I did not consult with a doctor and did not take any medicine for this problem yet now. I have no other health or physical problems without this. No erecti...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Premature ejaculation in most individuals occurs because of anxiety and psychological reasons. Lack of experience, less foreplay, stress, etc., result in rapid ejaculation. Relaxed mind helps to improve the time. Distraction during sexual intercourse helps to increase ...  Read Full »

I am a 31-years-old male experiencing erectile dysfunction. Please provide me with guidance.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 31 years old. I have been experiencing itching allergy for five years. I have been using Cetirizine HCL 10 mg every night, but I am experiencing some side effects. I am experiencing weak erectile dysfunction. All the lab tests, including the blood test, came back normal. I want to...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hi, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I understand your concern about your symptoms. Based on your complaints, you may be suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED). Reasons for erectile dysfunction (ED): Stress due to work, family, or night duties: You can consider r...  Read Full »

I have bowel incontinence issues and severe pain.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from erectile dysfunction and I am taking Tetrafol and Bupron to cure it. Just a few days back, I started herbal treatment also, but after two days of taking it, I feel like I am losing my erection. So, I stopped taking it. The herbal medicine was unlabelled. When will I...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to We are here to help you. First of all, we need to evaluate whether your erectile dysfunction is psychological in nature or if any pathological cause lies behind it. Taking multivitamins is not going to help you. So, I suggest you do the following tests. 1. Color Dopp...  Read Full »

Why can I experience orgasms without erections?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33-year-old male. Height is 5'7'' and weight 156 pounds. Yesterday while masturbating I somehow ejaculated but could not have an orgasm. Post that I became very worried as to what may have caused that. Never experienced such a thing before. Also, I have never had any erection probl...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your problem. This was absolutely normal. Sometimes due to distraction right at the time of ejaculation results in poor or no orgasm and this is normal. This does not show that a person is weak. Remain relaxed for this. You got an orgasm after that but...  Read Full »

I get a firm erection occasionally and it lasts for less than a minute. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I get a firm erection but not always as I need it, only when my thong feels so. Then it lasts for only less than a minute even if I thrust. I have been experiencing this for the past few months and have not taken any tests for the same. What could be the cause and what can I do about t...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern about your symptoms. According to your complaints, you may be suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED). The reasons for erectile dysfunction (ED) could be as follows: Stress due to work, family, or night duties. For this, I suggest yo...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take Viagra is you have an aneurysm?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 54 year old male with complex medical histories, including a current splenic artery aneurysm, an occluded right vertebral artery, historical major spinal cord trauma from intradural schwannomas (removed twice) and multiple liver hemangiomas. I have had occasional erectile dysfunct...  Read Full »

Dr. Nidhi Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to According to me, it is better to avoid Viagra as it is a vasodilator. But, the final decision should take after consulting your cardiologist. First, rule out the psychogenic causes of erectile dysfunction. Because, there is no need to take Viagra (Sildenafil), if ...  Read Full »

I feel that my erectile dysfunction is due to excessive masturbation. Is it so?

Query: Hi doctor, I am very sad that my penis is not properly erecting, and my penis is getting small when not erect. I feel shy in front of my girlfriend. I think I have erectile dysfunction. I masturbate a lot, and my penis is large when erect, but small when not. From 6 to 7 months, I am ejaculating ear...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Masturbation is normal and does not cause physical problems or sexual problems. But 4 to 5 times masturbation a day is excessive. If you want to reduce it, you should involve yourself in studies, games, and hobbies. Also, try not to remain alone most of the time and av...  Read Full »

The face of penis bends during insertion. Please advice.

Query: Hello doctor, I am married for the past six years and stayed with my wife for around two years in these six years due to job location reasons. My wife has asked for divorce now as I am not able to insert my penis into her vagina in these six years. I have done following test up till now such as seme...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns about ongoing issues with your sex life after going through all the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Although, it is never possible to comment conclusively, but from the available description, i...  Read Full »

Why does my penis go flaccid right before ejaculation?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a minor bike accident four years back. A couple of days later, I realized that I was not getting erections. I consulted a urologist and was diagnosed with ED and was administered medicine (in sachets) to be emptied into a glass of water and consumed. That brought back interest in...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Relax and do not worry. If possible, please send me color doppler report. Also, do you watch porn or addicted to porn? If your penis doppler test is normal, then the cause is psychological may be due to excessive stress or porn induced erection problems. I see many c...  Read Full »

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