Premature Ejaculation Treatment Specialist Q&A
Premature ejaculation is a condition when a person achieves an orgasm sooner than his partner would prefer. Certain factors that may put you at an increased risk of suffering from premature ejaculation include erectile dysfunction, aging, depression, or poor body image. Here at REVAMP Wellness Center for Men, Hans Crevecoeur APRN provides the most effective medications, counseling, and treatment for premature ejaculation to improve men’s sexual health in Jacksonville, FL. For more information, call us or schedule an appointment online.
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Premature ejaculation is a sexual dysfunction that happens when a man has an orgasm and ejaculates sooner than he or his partner would like. It happens very quickly before or after entering the partner during intercourse. This can be very frustrating for both people and can cause relationship problems. The good news is that this can frequently be fixed!
Premature ejaculation is when a man ejaculates during intercourse sooner than he or his partner would like. Premature ejaculation is a fairly common complaint. It is estimated that about one-third of men experience this problem at some time in their lives. If this is something that happens infrequently, it isn’t a cause for concern.
It does become a problem when you very frequently or always ejaculate within one minute of penetration. If you are not able to delay ejaculation nearly all or even all of the time when having intercourse, then this is an issue. If you feel distressed and frustrated which causes you to avoid having sex, there is cause for concern. The main symptom of premature ejaculation is not having the ability to delay ejaculation for more than a minute after penetration. This may also present itself during masturbation.
Premature ejaculation can be categorized into two main groups. The first is lifelong. Lifelong premature ejaculation happens all or nearly all of the time since your first sexual encounter. The second is called acquired. This is when premature ejaculation starts after you have had previous sexual encounters without problems.
Often men feel that they may have symptoms of premature ejaculation, but these symptoms don’t meet the diagnostic criteria. It is considered that these men have a form of variable premature ejaculation, which includes periods of normal ejaculation and periods of premature ejaculation.
The causes of premature ejaculation are not readily known. In the past, it was thought that this was just a psychological issue, but now evidence is starting to suggest that there may be a biological component, as well.
The psychological factors that could play a role in this are early sexual experiences, poor body image, depression, worrying about premature ejaculation, sexual abuse, or guilty feelings and want to get it over with.
Other factors that have been shown to contribute to premature ejaculation are erectile dysfunction or anxiety and relationship problems. ED can cause anxiety and so things get rushed. Men who deal with anxiety tend to struggle more with sexual encounters. Relationship problems are often a cause. If this has not been a problem with sexual partners in the past, then there may be some interpersonal issues present.
It is understood that the average time from the beginning of sexual intercourse to climax is about five and a half minutes. It is considered to be premature ejaculation if you are reaching a climax less than a minute after entering your partner or climaxing before you enter.
It is always a good idea to talk to your provider if you are ejaculating sooner than you or your partner wants it to happen. It is common for men to feel embarrassed about discussing issues like this with their provider, but it is important to do so. This is an everyday and retrievable problem.
The most important part about addressing the issue of premature ejaculation is your sexual health. Sexual health includes having a happy and fulfilling sex life. Having a good relationship with your sexual partner is an important part, also Another point to consider is if you are wanting to have children, premature ejaculation can sometimes make fertilization difficult.
See the providers at REVAMP Wellness Center for Men, who can treat you for premature ejaculation. We serve patients from Jacksonville FL, Paxon FL, Arlington FL, Riverside FL, Lakeshore FL, and Crystal Springs FL.