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Premature Ejaculation - Symptom, Treatment And Causes

What exactly is a premature ejaculation? What are the causes of premature ejaculation? How is the diagnosis made? How is premature ejaculation treated?
Premature Ejaculation - Symptom, Treatment And Causes

What exactly is a premature ejaculation?

When a person ejaculates without control before or shortly after penetration during a sexual intercourse the condition is known as premature ejaculation. It is accompanied by a minimal amount of sexual stimulation and a person does not really wish to ejaculate that quickly. The result is deriving unsatisfactory amounts of pleasure from the sexual act for both of the partners. The pressure to perform can get to a person and the added anxiety only adds to the woes of a patient. It is one of the commonest of the manifestations of sexual dysfunctions in males. Almost all men have fallen prey to this condition at one point in their sexual lives.

What are the causes of premature ejaculation?

The exact cause of the majority of cases of premature ejaculation is yet to be ascertained and there is a lack of clarity regarding the same. With the passage of time, men learn to postpone their orgasms slightly. New sexual partners often trigger premature ejaculation. Certain sexual situations may trigger such a condition. Even long periods of time between ejaculations may be the culprit. Psychological issues are also terrible important in this form of sexual dysfunction. It may result from guilt, anxiety and also depression. The cause may also be medical in nature like problems with hormones, an injury or as a side effect of certain medications.

How is the diagnosis made?

In order to diagnose premature ejaculation, the doctor examining the patient will have in-depth discussions regarding his sexual and medical history. A comprehensive physical exam will be performed on him. Doctors may also, in addition, want to discuss the condition with the partner of the patient. As seen earlier, there are multiple causes of premature ejaculation. Doctors will obviously want to rule out medical problems through laboratory tests also.

How is premature ejaculation treated?

In a vast number of cases, the condition gets better over time to own its own without medical intervention. One may try to learn techniques for relaxation and delayed ejaculation to get over the problem. Alcohol, drugs, and tobacco too affect premature ejaculation. Refraining oneself from using them might be of help.

Doctors generally often offer advice on learning scientific techniques to delay the ejaculation. Together with one’s partner, one can slow sexual stimulation through effective communication. Condoms may help to reduce sensation on his sexual organ. Some intercourse positions too are less susceptible to premature ejaculation. Behavioural therapy and counselling can help get rid of psychological issues if any.

Popular Questions & Answers

I am 32 year old male and I have premature ejaculation problem while making love. I do not have diabetes, stress or any other condition. Should I take viagra. I am not sure how to deal with it.

Relax. Spend more time in foreplay. Satisfy partner with hand or oral sex first. Then have sex. Use start, stop technique.
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I am circumcised and I have premature ejaculation. Doctor gave me lox 2% gel and penegra tablet. Should I take these medicine? Just wanted second opinion.

Yes. You can take the medications safely as and when required basis. I want to emphasise the fact that it is the mind who responds to the sexual feeling. It requires the conditioning which will definitely solve your problem. Medicines have the sec...
11 people found this helpful

I masturbate 3-4 times in a week. Is this create problem for me in future and also I have a problem of premature ejaculation. My sperm come out within seconds. Please help me to come out of this.

Masturbation is not a problem. It causes no harm. Premature ejaculation needs attention. First of all have no guilt or anxiety about masturbation as it can cause pe. If it is still there take homeopathy for safe effective treatment.

Hello sir .me aur mere friend ne sex worker ke sath sex kiya tha, without condom, pahle mere friend ne sex kiya fir mene, muje pata nai tha mera friend hiv positive he, mene sirf 1 bar 2-3 minutes ke liye sex kiya fir subah achhi trah se penis saf kr liya, to kya muje mere friend ka hiv infection % lag skta he please answer me,

Main to sex worker ki vajah se chance hota hai. 4th generation test jisme dono antibodies aur p24 antigen check karte hai vo agar 4 mahine ke baad negative ata hai to uske upar thik vishwas kar shakte hai.
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