Ejaculation problems are common sexual problems in men.
The three main problems are:
If you have a problem with ejaculation, visit your GP, who will discuss the problem with you and may examine you or refer you to a specialist.
Premature ejaculation is the most common ejaculation problem. It's where the male ejaculates too quickly during sexual intercourse.
A study looking at 500 couples from five different countries found the average time taken to ejaculate during intercourse was around five-and-a-half minutes. However, it's up to each couple to decide if they're happy with the time taken theres no definition of how long sex should last.
Occasional episodes of premature ejaculation are common and aren't a cause for concern. However, if you're finding that around half of your attempts at sex result in premature ejaculation, it might help to get treatment.
Ejaculation problems such as premature, delayed and retrograde ejaculation are a common cause of sexual problems in men.
Various psychological and physical factors can cause a man to suddenly experience premature ejaculation. Common physical causes include: prostate problems thyroid problems an overactive or underac
There are a number of things you can try yourself before seeking medical help. Measures you can try yourself It can sometimes help to: masturbate an hour or two before having sex use a thick condom t
If you are having problems with your sex life and are seeking treatment, it is usually recommended you involve your partner as much as possible. Communicating your concerns can often go a long way to
Finding blood in your semen (haematospermia) can be alarming. However, in most cases it's not serious and will pass within a few days. The most likely cause is infection of your urethra (urethritis)
Delayed ejaculation Delayed ejaculation (male orgasmic disorder) is classed as either experiencing a significant delay before ejaculation or being unable to ejaculate at all, even though the man