Testosterone

Testosterone is a primary male sex hormone, which is made by the testicles. This hormone is responsible for the development of male reproductive organs like testes and prostate, and it also promotes secondary sexual characteristics like body hair, hoarse voice, etc. It is also made in the female ovaries but in a very less amount.

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Is it possible to cure my low sexual drive by testosterone levels?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old male, who weighs 115 kg, and I am 6.3 feet tall. I got married, but I do not know about my problem when I got married, I do not have sexual desire, and I do not feel like touching my wife. So, I went to a doctor, who did some tests and told me that my testosterone is on...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The testosterone level at your age should be around 500 ng/dL, so 229 ng/dL is very low. This could be the reason for poor libido in your case. I suggest visiting a good endocrinologist for evaluation to find out the reason for low testosterone. If no cause is found, t...  Read Full »

Can you please suggest if I should improve my testosterone levels?

Query: Hello doctor, My testosterone report is attached herewith. Does it need to be improved?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. I have seen the reports that you attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity). First of all, I would like to inform you that for a 31 year young male, 463 ng/dl of testosterone is perfectly normal and there i...  Read Full »

I am depressed; I have sexual dysfunction, no erection, and a low sexual desire. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from anxiety and depression. I have palpitation and breathlessness. I am taking Panazep 25, Bupron 150 and Dicorate 500. I have sexual dysfunction, no erection, and a low desire. My doctor prescribed me Sildenafil 50 but, I am worried about its side effects. Please sugg...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. There could be the following reasons for an erection problem: Ongoing anxiety and depression: The proper treatment of anxiety and depression will rectify this issue. Panazep (Paroxetine) is known to cause sexual dysfuncti...  Read Full »

I have erectile dysfunction. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been married for two years and I never faced erectile dysfunction with my wife like I am facing now. I went abroad for work and stayed there for six months. After I got back, whenever I try getting intimate with my wife, I do not get erections. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Erectile dysfunction is very common these days. The risk factors include diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, hyperlipidemia, thyroid disease, and obesity. I suggest the following tests: Total testosterone level. HbA1C. Lipid profile. Thyroid function test. If the ...  Read Full »

My voice sounds like a girl's voice. What can I do about that?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old male, who weighs 112 kg. But, my voice does not match my body. My voice sounds too low and on phone, it sounds like a girl's voice. When I am talking with someone, they cannot hear me, and I need to focus and speak loudly.  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.It seems that as per your age, your body weight is much higher than normal. In obese people, the testosterone levels can be on the lower side. As testosterone is the male hormone that determines the secondary sexual characters in males, it influences the hoarse male voi...  Read Full »

Why am I not able to get an erection without using my hands?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I think I have ED. I am not able to get erections on thoughts alone. However, I am able to get an erection if I use my hand. Also, I masturbate twice daily in an upside down position. I did not have sex recently but when I had it, I was not able to get an erect...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need a little more history to be of any help. Do you have morning erections? Do you ejaculate during urination? Did you always have this problem or only with a recent partner? For more information consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://icliniq.c...  Read Full »

What should I do to boost my libido and overcome my issues in focusing?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old male. My height is 5'7", and my weight is 165 lbs. My libido is reduced due to intense workouts. I do exercise for three to four hours a day for five days a week. This consisted of swimming, running about 1.5 miles in the morning, and two hours of weight training...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your testosterone levels are normal (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). The low libido is more likely due to psychological reasons rather than organic. However, excessive exercising can cause fatigue and quickly bring down your energy, ...  Read Full »

Will taking medicine for OCD cause impotence or loss in sexual desire?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having OCD, stress, anxiety and anorexia issues for the last 15 years. I am taking Nexito 20 mg and Lonazep 0.5 mg as per psychiatrist advice. My sexual desires were always good. I am doing masturbation for the last 22 years and also had intercourse with my girlfriend two to three ti...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are not impotent. You were fine with Nexito (Escitalopram) and Lonazep (Clonazepam). But, after taking new OCD medicines your problem started. You will be alright once you stop the new one. So, continue Nexito and Lonazep. Benfomega is a nutrient and as such no harm...  Read Full »

What is the reason behind my muscle weakness?

Query: Hello doctor, My age is 25 years. My height is 5'10" and I weight 78 kg. I am suffering from muscle twitches and extreme muscle weakness and muscle pain from last one month. I went to a neurologist and he says reflexes are normal and asked me not to worry and he put me on tablet Remylin-D. I am curr...  Read Full »


Dr. Prakash H. Muddegowda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your query, my opinion is as follows:Muscle twitches, muscle weakness and muscle pain since one month could be due to calcium deficiency. Has serum calcium level been evaluated? Associated dehydration along with anemia requires evaluation. At least 6-8 liters of ...  Read Full »

What are the foods that help in correcting prolactin and testosterone levels in a female?

Query: Hi doctor, I had many headaches and period disorders and have them twice a month and vaginal pain. And I never have been in a relationship. I once weighed 55 kilograms and later I added up to 63 kilograms. I have very high prolactin with 64.36 ng/mL, and my testosterone is 1.66 ng/dL. I also talked...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com The current medicine you are taking will help you, and for your current symptoms, medicine is perfect so kindly follow the same. And diet I recommend you to take more fruits such as papaya, banana, oranges and apples and green vegetables. All may be due to irregular peri...  Read Full »

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