Men having difficulty with an orgasm
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Delayed ejaculation is a form of sexual dysfunction affecting a man's ability to reach an orgasm.
These categories help in diagnosing an underlying cause and determining what might be the most effective treatment.
Or it might be caused by substance misuse or a mental health concern, such as depression, anxiety or stress.
Relationship problems include a fear of rejection for both parties and concern for couples who wish to start a family.
Treating retrograde ejaculation Most men do not need treatment for retrograde ejaculation because they are still able to enjoy a healthy sex life and the condition does not have adverse effects on their health.
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Communicating your concerns can often go a long way to helping to resolve them.
The most likely cause is infection of your urethra urethritis or prostate prostatitis.
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It is prevented from entering your bladder by the muscles around the neck of the bladder, which close tightly at the moment of orgasm.
If there are other medical conditions, managing the primary condition, such as a neurological problem, may help resolve the delayed ejaculation.
Alcohol and drugs Alcohol misuse and drug use can be separate underlying causes of delayed ejaculation, so addressing these problems may help.
If excessive alcohol or non-prescription drug use are factors, reducing or eliminating these may help.
Retrograde ejaculation Retrograde ejaculation is a rarer type of ejaculation problem.
Delayed ejaculation may be an adverse effect of antidepressantsespecially selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors SSRIsanti-anxiety drugs, blood pressure medication, painkillers, and other medications.
Causes of retrograde ejaculation Retrograde ejaculation is caused by damage to the nerves or muscles that surround the neck of the bladder the point where the urethra connects to the bladder.