Sexual Excitation

Sexual excitation is a feeling of being sexually turned on, manifested by a hard and sensitive penis or clitoris, wet vagina, or penis tip. In addition, it may also cause increased blood pressure, increased heart rate, sensitive nipples, labia, and clitoris, and penile erection. Masturbation, sexual arousal with a partner, watching or reading porn, touching the erogenous zones, etc., can cause sexual excitation.

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Why do I have an erection problem during sex and not during masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old male. I started masturbating ten years back. CurrentlyI masturbate daily morning and night. Sometimes, I achieve erection very quick, and sometimes it takes time. I masturbate seeing porn videos. The problem is, when I entered marriage life, I could not get a proper ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. It is your thought, which is creating the problem. For a man of 32 years with regular masturbation for the last 9 years, it is easy to understand that there is no problem with erection. It is the guilty feeling associated...  Read Full »

After experiencing two drug-induced psychosis, I do not feel excitement or pleasure and have a low sex drive. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, Currently, I am not able to feel excitement, pleasure, or joy. Also, my sex drive is low, and I find it hard to get aroused. I have experienced two drug-induced psychosis. The medication I am currently on is Effexor 225 mg and Zyprexa 2.5 mg. Previously I was on Lexapro 40 mg, and I fe...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Effexor (Venlafaxine) at 225 mg dose can cause a reduction in sex drive. But this dose is necessary for you to control depression symptoms. Your mood is persistently low despite adequate doses, so either one or more antidepressants should be added, or the dose of Eff...  Read Full »

I find a male attractive if he is handsome. Does that mean I have turned homosexual or bisexual?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 year old unmarried male. I used to be a straight guy and was attracted to only females, but for the past one year, I find a male attractive if he is handsome. Does that mean I have turned homosexual or bisexual? Is it because I am unmarried and never had sex before? I have neve...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. First of all, I would like to tell you that you are not homosexual. If we go by psychoanalytic theories, then every human being have some traits of bisexuality, but that does not mean that they are bisexual. Slight attraction towards the sam...  Read Full »

Can excess masturbation be the reason for not feeling anything during intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 years old female, and I would like to get advice on my health problems. I started masturbating when I was 12 years old, and I stopped it at the age of 18. That time, I never used to penetration. The only thing that I did was to rub my clitoris until I orgasm. The first t...  Read Full »

Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please do not panic. First is to reduce the frequency of contacts. Too much of indulgence wastes the substances of reproductive fire, which are made after final metabolism of nutrition. Take very good diet of vegetable, raw fruits, and nuts. Adopt good regime of exercise ...  Read Full »

What are the reasons for reduced libido in both men and women?

Query: Hi doctor, I was married eight years ago, but after two years, for some cause, we were separated. I was in touch with my wife, but we had no sex after that. My wife faced ectopic pregnancy, and her one tube was partially removed during that time. Afterward, she is not interested in sex. Three years...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I do not think she has lost interest due to any physical issue. If you have doubts, then you can go for hormonal tests. It would be best to get her checked for serum estrogen, progesterone, LH (luteinizing hormone), FSH (follicular stimulating hormone). Both of you sepa...  Read Full »

Are sexual fantasies common in young men and women?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a young woman, and I have a question concerning sexual fantasies. I have always been sexually open, and I was never ashamed of any of my fantasies during self-pleasure. Even when I had a pretty weird fantasy like cheating or having sex with an older man, I was never concerned ab...  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Sexual fantasies are common in young men and women. There is nothing unusual about it. Some are open about it, and others are not so open. Fantasies are random thoughts in nature. When you had random fantasies about older men, thought about your mother was also random. ...  Read Full »

Why do I get pleasurable sensations when I mentally concentrate on my clitoris?

Query: Hello doctor, Whenever I mentally concentrate too hard on the clitoral area, I feel a very mild pleasurable sensation and kind of tingles that feel good. I do not watch porn or masturbate or have sexual thoughts in my mind while mentally feeling my clit. I know that 'concentrating on clit mentally'...  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Sex is both physical and psychological. These two are intertwined. Without sexual thought, you can not initiate the act. Thoughts about sex cause hormonal changes, and blood flow will increase to sexual organs like the vagina, clitoris, breasts, penis, which cause secre...  Read Full »

I am stressed due to the inability to maintain an erection. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 31 years old. I have been married for four years now and have a 2.5 year old kid. The problem is that I hardly ever feel to have sex with my wife. I started noticing this issue after a couple of weeks into the marriage. I get an erection at the initial stage, but cannot sustain the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Pankaj Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It can be considered as selective anoragasmia. Here the more important part that only with your wife you do not have feelings for intimation during intercourse or difficulty in sustaining erections, while you have good erections while watching porn and masturbation. I wo...  Read Full »

Why am I having persistent sexual thoughts?

Query: Hi doctor, Is it common to have intrusive and persistent thoughts about potential sexual or romantic partners during the fertile period of the menstrual cycle? It happens to me every month and always about men I know and see constantly. It is like my hormones have suddenly taken control of my though...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Hormonal surge during ovulation period results in increased excitability, and this is the possible reason you have thoughts about potential sexual partners. To some extent these thoughts are normal. But, if these intrusive thoughts are resulting in the disturbance in ...  Read Full »

What can cause a very pleasurable feeling in the thigh?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old male. From 12 years of age, I have this pleasurable feeling in my thigh. It feels good and it comes out anywhere. It almost feels orgasmic. I can be standing or sitting and it randomly comes and goes on even without I think about sex. Rubbing it makes me feel better. W...  Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all, there is no known medical condition presenting with these symptoms. Your feeling is variant from the normal. You can consult a neurologist and he can run tests to know the nerves causing these electrical signals up and down. As your situation does not have...  Read Full »

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