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PE (Premature Ejaculation)

Premature Ejaculation or PE is a condition that affects men all over the world. Many men are confronted with issues around sexual performance or sexual dysfunction, and premature ejaculation may affect up to one in three men according to the Mayo Clinic’s research.

Treatment Options for Premature Ejaculation

Many patients ask, “What is the best form of treatment for premature ejaculation or other types of men’s sexual health issues?”

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Even though this is a common problem, men still shy away from talking about the condition. Nevertheless, tremendous strides have been made to treat it more effectively. These efforts have opened the door for men who would have had to forgo this part of their lives to experience life like their unaffected peers. If you have premature ejaculation, you may have tried researching “premature ejaculation treatment near me.” Visit a men’s health clinic and speak with an experienced urologist to find out what types of treatments are available. No matter how embarrassed you may feel, Advanced Urology’s team is specially trained to encourage patients and help them open up about their condition in a judgment-free zone. You will be amazed at how comfortable and relaxed you feel after only a few minutes of speaking to one of these knowledgeable, supportive urologists in our welcoming environment.

Symptoms of Premature Ejaculation

Most experts agree that ejaculation that occurs within one minute of sexual penetration is considered premature. This is accompanied by an inability to control one’s climax and feelings of frustration or disappointment with one’s sexual performance

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The Causes of PE

Premature ejaculation can be caused by one or more physical or psychological factors. Physically speaking, the biological causes of PE include:

● Infection in the urethra or prostate
● Abnormal hormone levels
● Abnormal levels of neurotransmitters
● Heredity
● Erectile dysfunction

Psychological and relational issues that contribute to PE include:

● Stress
● Relationship issues
● Previous trauma or abuse
● Anxiety
● Depression


Treatments for Premature Ejaculation

Depending on the causes associated with PE, your doctor may recommend one or more types of treatment to address the problem. There are behavioral psychology options as well as medications and techniques that all may be used to improve sexual stamina and help overcome PE. These include:

  • Counseling
    • A therapist may make recommendations about communication with your partner as well as helping with strategies to overcome performance anxiety or directing your attention
  • Pelvic floor exercises
    • These kegel exercises can be done while sitting and can help to control the onset of orgasm with time
  • Pause Squeeze Technique
    • During sex, it can be helpful to stop during penetration and gently squeeze the glans (head) of the penis for several seconds in order to control the urge toward premature ejaculation.
  • Topical anesthetics and condoms
    • There are certain products available that help reduce sensitivity in the penis which can prolong the duration of intercourse.
  • Medications
    • SSRIs- in men, SSRIs may delay orgasm during sexual activity
    • Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors- these drugs like Sildenafil (Viagra) may help aid in male performance and improve sexual stamina.

When to See a Doctor for PE

If you have been struggling with sexual performance issues including premature ejaculation, Advanced Urology is here for you.

Our board-certified team of urological health experts are ready to help you with diagnostic care and a range of treatment options. We will counsel you about the best options for you and your health.

For more information, schedule an appointment today or call to speak with one of our patient coordinators.

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