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I have a problem maintaining an erection

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: January 14, 2021 2:37 AM

Anonymous 3 days

I’m afraid that i have a condition as erection dysfunction as i can’t maintain an erection and is not as hard as before. This condition started around 2months ago. I have no problem with an erection before this. Is there any medication to treat it?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 3 days
General Practitioner

Hi, thank you for contacting us.

We understand your concern regarding your sexual health. Based on your statement, there are plenty of factors that could lead to mentioned condition:

  • Psychological: Depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, disturbed thoughts
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Clogged blood vessel that supplies the penis
  • Heart disease
  • Obesity

This is only our general impression on what could lead to your condition. We urge you to see a doctor so that you can get checked before receiving the treatment.

Get professional advice for a better sexual health.

You may also try doing the mentioned activity to help you out:

  • Practice and maintaining healthy lifestyle; Since this time is the MCO period, you may try doing some home exercises
  • Eat a balanced diet
  • Make sure you clear your thoughts and be relaxed
  • Do it in a comfortable situation and good atmosphere for both of you and your partner
  • Prolonged the warm up or foreplay session make yourself ready before the real action
  • Use a helper device if needed

There are medication used to treat such condition but you will have to see a doctor to confirm the diagnosis and the medication can only be given to you after thorough examination by the doctor as the medication is contraindicated in some patients with some conditions.

We highly advise you not to buy any products that claims that they can help you with your problems because we do not know what are the ingredients used and the side effects to the body in short or long term.

If you have any further question, you may contact us on (DoctorOnCall) for an online consultation with our doctors. We value your privacy. Thank you.

Last Updated: Thu Jan 14 2021 02:37:37 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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