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Sildenafil is a medication for treating erectile dysfunction and also managing symptoms of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

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Why do I lose interest in sex in the middle of intercourse?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel that my brain does not quickly respond to sexual signals or sexual stimulations. As a result, I am in low sensitivity mode regarding sexual arousal, which was not with me previously. Also, every time I have used sildenafil 100 mg when I am not getting a good result in reaching or m...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query. You are getting an erection but are losing it in the middle of sexual intercourse. It may happen most likely due to psychological reasons and distraction. Try to focus during sex, and you can see the improvement. It would help if you get your ...  Read Full »

I am unable to maintain my erection for a longer time. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old and I am a healthy man, but I cannot get my erection to last longer. I am planning to use Sildenafil but getting fear of priapism. Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. If you cannot maintain an erection for long it is called premature ejaculation. There are many reasons for premature ejaculation such as stressful work, night duties, and twenty-four-hour jobs. Diabetes, hypertension, and thyroid issue affect...  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 »

Dosage of Dapoxetine for premature ejaculation

Query: Hello doctor,I am 45 years and suffering from severe premature ejaculation (cannot sustain for a minute or two) and mild to moderate erectile dysfunction (less hardness and short length after erection, difficult penetrating other than the missionary position, long delay in repeat erection) since the...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajay Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I will answer as per order of your queries: Instead of taking two doses of 30 mg of Dapoxetine after a gap, take a single dose of 60 mg of Dapoxetine 20 minutes prior to intercourse. It will help. Dapoxetine is basically indicated for situational use only and not...  Read Full »

What are the available erectile dysfunction treatment options?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 48 years old married, male living with wife and one school-going child. My height is 5'64" and weighs almost 176.37 Ibs. My main problem is that I am not able to sustain my erection or suffering from erection difficulties for a long time. I can sustain it only when I take Tadalaf...  Read Full »

Dr. K. Shanmuganandan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, you can take Tadalafil or Sildenafil tablets for erection. It may bring blood pressure slightly less. Otherwise, it is safe. If TSH level is slightly high, how is the sugar level? Also, learn to relax as anxiety also causes erectile dysfunction.   Read Full »

What is meconium aspiration syndrome?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter born seven days back is suffering from meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS). I would like to know, how we measure her growth of lung capacity.  Read Full »

Dr. Gunda Srinivas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to In newborns measurement of lung capacity is not as useful as in adults. Important clinical signs of respiratory effort, respiratory rate and the X-rays that had showed the meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) and also the general condition of baby. These are the importan...  Read Full »

Why am I having headache after taking Sildenafil for erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 37 years old with a weight of 104 kilograms. I have erectile dysfunction and tried using Sildenafil 50 mg. Previously, I did not had any issues but nowadays, I have headaches with lower jaw pulling sense. Please suggest.   Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Sildenafil is a rapid-acting drug with a shorter duration of action. Due to Sildenafil, some patients can develop hypotension with headaches. This can be a cause in your case. To prevent having this, try to drink plenty of water before taking ...  Read Full »

What is the advised dose of Sildenafil for a diabetic person like me?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 54 years male, having erectile dysfunction and diabetes for the last three years with HbA1c value 8 %. Can you please prescribe the dose of Sildenafil?  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Erectile dysfunction can be due to many conditions including psychological and underlying conditions like diabetes, hypertension, thyroid dysfunction, atherosclerotic disease and some medicine such as antipsychotic, some antihypertensives. So you need to be evaluated to f...  Read Full »

Is Sildenafil a safe drug and what should the dosage be?

Query: Hello doctor, Is Sildenafil 10 mg before sex a safe drug to help me with the problem of non-erection and pre-ejaculation? Are there any side effects? What precautions should be taken for having this medicine? What should be the dosage? I am suffering from erectile dysfunction and pre-ejacuation. Ple...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sildenafil is a safe drug but should not be taken with other blood pressure lowering drugs especially nitrate group. The suitable dose is 25 mg 30 minutes before intercourse preferably on an empty stomach. I hope this helps. Thank you.   Read Full »

How to correct my downward curved penis and weak corpus spongiosum muscle to get a better erection?

Query: Hello doctor, I have downward curved penis and the corpus spongiosum muscle is not hard erect during erection.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Down curvature of the penis is called chordee (ventral chordee). It is either congenital (since birth) or acquired developed later due to stricture or trauma. It is usually accompanied by shifting of the urethral opening. I need a picture of your penis and urethral open...  Read Full »

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