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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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How can I increase my sexual drive? Please suggest.

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 »

Do I require a prescription for erectile dysfunction pills?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing erectile dysfunction. Are there any over-the-counter medications for a quick solution? I am on a tour with my wife and I am not accessible to any specialist. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is difficult to get such drugs over the counter. I suggest you can use tablets used to treat erectile dysfunctions like Sildenafil 50 mg or Tadalafil 10 mg. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and with their consent take the medicines. Silden...  Read Full »

Why do I lose my erection fast?

Query: Hello doctor, Hardness is going down very fast within two minutes after intercourse. I am unable to penetrate properly with this problem. I want to harden it for some time to penetrate and release properly. I also used Sildenafil personally. But if I use this drug the semen is not releasing properl...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Erection problems can be due to many causes including stress and physical causes such as diabetes, hypertension, and endocrine problems. So first visit a doctor to rule out the physical condition. You can try Tadalafil instead of Sildenafil as it has lesser side effect...  Read Full »

I suffer from erectile dysfunction. Please help.

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 »

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 »

Why am I not having a proper erection?

Query: Hello doctor, How are you doing? I hope you are good. My age is 29, from the last 8 to 9 days, I did not have a proper erection. This did not happen with me earlier. I am a bit worried because of this issue, also I am sleeping at 4 O'clock in the morning and waking up at 9 O'clock in the morning. Pl...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The cause of poor erection is due to poor blood to penile vasculature. The main cause is that a young person like you is psychological in nature like anxiety or tension due to poor communication between the partner or due to depression, fatigue, stress. The medical cond...  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 »

How to maintain a proper erection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 28 years old. I got married before three months. From that day onward, I am unable to maintain an erection. My penis is not erect. I had a habit of masturbation before my marriage. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your problem, and I can understand your concern. The erection problem occurs mostly due to psychological issues such as stress and anxiety in your age. However, medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, thyroid dysfunction or local pathology...  Read Full »

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