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Erectile dysfunction, diet and treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Am male 29, 85 kg wight, 5ft 8 inch- recently married- problem is that am having erection during foreplay or other sexual activities but loosing erection before intercourse-
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   is this you have noticed recently?
User :   yes-coz am recently married
User :   20-5 days
Doctor :   ok

User :   20-25
Doctor :  
how long you will be able to hold the erection?
User :   2mins
User :   during foreplay it maintains
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
do you have the habit of masturbation ?
User :   suddenly when i go for intercourse it softens
User :   yes
Doctor :   during that period would you able to maintain the erection?

User :   initially when i started doing it, it also started to become erect and then it maintains upto ejaculation
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
but when attempting the penetration it softens
User :   yes-exactly
Doctor :   so you have no problem with the erection, and you can maintain it during the entire foreplay but it you loose the erection when you try to penetrate this is the exact problem right
User :   rite-
Doctor :   few more questions

User :   ok
Doctor :  
do you have the habit of smoking or consuming alcohol
User :   smoking i hv- no alcohol
Doctor :   how much you smoke per day?

User :   4-5 max
Doctor :  
from your symptoms and given the situation it seems the cause for the inability to maintain the erection seems to be performance anxiety
User :   is it so?
Doctor :   it is better you have a physical examination and a hormone profile checked
User :   ok-
User :   wat type of physical examination?
Doctor :  
consult a urologist near by your place in this regard.
User :   ok-
Doctor :   he will do the physical examination and necessary tests can be done in the laboratory to rule out any organic cause
User :   organic cause means?
Doctor :   organic cause means disease
User :   ok-wat type of disease it can be?
Doctor :   it is difficult to guess what it can be with out doing physical examination
User :   serious disease?
Doctor :  
not serious disease
Doctor :   there is nothing serious
Doctor :  
as you have the erection and it is only not maintaining for penetration it is not impotence also
User :   ok-u knw another problem is me n my wife dn stay together in same city due to professional work- so we get very less time to spend together-
Doctor :   in the short time you want to spend the max!
Doctor :  
so only i suspected the cause is performance anxiety
User :   may b- but we marry after 10 yrs of love , so we are not new to each other
Doctor :  
Doctor :   any ways if you have anyother problem it will show up in the physical examination and the blood test.
User :   ok-
User :   recently i ws feeling tht am not having the normal morning erection also- but suddenly from last few days it s happening again-
Doctor :  
User :   is it due to overweight? i got very tired while doing the foreplay-
Doctor :   no it is not due to over weight
Doctor :  
yes the physical tiredness do have effect in the erection also
Doctor :   may i know your occupation?
User :   am a banker
Doctor :  
i guess you have a very hectic schedule
User :   yes- 10 to 9
Doctor :  
physically tired and wife also far away and i guess only in the week end you both meet
User :   yes
Doctor :   and you need to travel to meet her
User :   not alwys- she also comes
Doctor :   you are physically tiered as well as mentally because by occupation you are a banker coupled with the less time you have to spend with the wife.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
these all might be the reason for the early loss in the erection
Doctor :  
I suggest you this
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
this is a powder
User :   ok
Doctor :   mix 2 teaspoon of this in a glass of milk and consume daily in the night
Doctor :   this will help you in combating the physical tierdness
User :   type of multivitamin?
Doctor :  
it is a antioxidant and micro nutrient supplement
User :   ok- this remnds that now a days i also feel tired in d morning- it persists upto noon-
User :   reminds
User :   i sleep for 7-8 hrs in the nite
User :   so, no tiredness should come
User :   my wife says tht because of not doing any exercise or physical work it happens
Doctor :   adequate sleep doesn't means tiredness will not come
Doctor :  
most common cause of the tiredness is multinutriton deficiency
User :   okk
Doctor :   it need not be multivitamin
User :   ok
Doctor :  
since i guess you don't have a homely food
User :   yes yes- i hv- my parents stay wth me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so food is prepared by mother
User :   yes
Doctor :  
do you take more of vegetables and pulses in hte diet
User :   nope
User :   never
Doctor :   may i know your staple diet
User :   morning two roti wth aloo sabji- noon 3-4 luchi or parathas wth that same alu sabji again- nite rice wth either egg curry or fish curry or meat
Doctor :   more of aloo and the carbohydrate stuff is the reason for your weight is on the upper limit

User :   yes- i knw
Doctor :   also lack of vegetables do cause deficiency in micro nutrition
User :   hmm
Doctor :   that can cause the physical tierdness
User :   probably-
Doctor :   so the powder should help you in this regard
User :   but anything other than that diet i cant eat- ok
Doctor :  
why ?
User :   i dn like vegetables- do my wife hs to put her lower portion on a pillow before insertion?
Doctor :  
need not be
User :   ok
Doctor :  
which ever position she and you are comfortable you can try with
User :   ok
User :   do i hv to stop maturbation?
Doctor :  
masturbation has no effect on the sexual performance
User :   ok
User :   even if wth slightest touch it gets erected many times but softens just before intercourse
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as i told earlier there is no problem in erection but it is the inability to maintain the erection to complete the act
User :   hmm
Doctor :   so consult the urologist and get the physical examination done, he may order few test.
Doctor :   take care of your physical tiredness. need to have vegetables in the diet or micro nutrient supplement
Doctor :  
also as suggested by your wife some amount of physical exercise is necessary
User :   green salads will do?
Doctor :  
to some extent it is also ok
User :   soyabeans?
Doctor :   soyabeans are rich in proteins proteins
User :   oho- then wat exactly?
Doctor :   you dont get all the nutritients in one single food stuff, some are rich in one content and the other is in other nutrient
User :   k
Doctor :  
so it is the mixture of all, say vegetables, pulses, cereals, along with fish thats forms a complete diet
User :   ok-thank you
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