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Is it common for men to have premature ejaculation?

Is it common for men to have premature ejaculation?

anxiety about sexual performance (particularly at the start of a new relationship, or when a man has had previous problems with sexual performance) It’s possible, but less common, for a man to have always experienced premature ejaculation since becoming sexually active. A number of possible causes for this are:

What are the physical and psychological causes of delayed ejaculation?

Like premature ejaculation, delayed ejaculation can be caused by psychological and physical factors. Possible psychological causes of delayed ejaculation are similar to those of premature ejaculation – for example, early sexual trauma, strict upbringing, relationship problems, stress or depression. Physical causes of delayed ejaculation include:

Are there exercises to help with premature ejaculation?

Pelvic floor exercises (Kegel exercises) can help strengthen these muscles. To perform these exercises: Find the right muscles. To identify your pelvic floor muscles, stop urination in midstream or tighten the muscles that keep you from passing gas.

Are there any over the counter medications for premature ejaculation?

Lidocaine sprays for premature ejaculation are available over-the-counter. Although topical anesthetic agents are effective and well-tolerated, they have potential side effects. For example, some men report temporary loss of sensitivity and decreased sexual pleasure.

Premature ejaculation affects approximately one in three men, making it one of the most common male sexual disorders. Most cases of premature ejaculation (or “PE,” for short) are fixable, meaning there’s no need to worry if you suffer from occasional or ongoing PE.

Are there any medications to help with premature ejaculation?

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are available if the above self-help techniques don’t improve the problem. SSRIs are mainly used to treat depression, but one of their side effects is delaying ejaculation. Dapoxetine is an SSRI specifically designed to treat premature ejaculation. Dapoxetine can be used “on demand”.

What are the international guidelines for premature ejaculation?

International guidelines define premature ejaculation as regularly ejaculating within one minute of entering your partner. However it is up to you and your partner to decide if you are happy with the time it takes you to ejaculate. If ejaculation times are causing you persistent distress then it is a problem that can be helped with treatment.

When to apply lidocaine or prilocaine for premature ejaculation?

These products are applied to the penis 10 to 15 minutes before sex to reduce sensation and help delay ejaculation. A lidocaine-prilocaine cream for premature ejaculation (EMLA) is available by prescription. Lidocaine sprays for premature ejaculation are available over-the-counter.