The main Sexual Problems are:
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Premature Ejaculation
- Small Penis
- Low Testosterone
- Sperm count
- Female sexual dysfunction
- Low sexual desire
A common men's health problem described by the steady inability to maintain an erection adequate for sexual intercourse or the inability to achieve ejaculation, or both. Erectile dysfunction can disagree. It can involve a total lack of ability to achieve an erection or ejaculation, an inconsistent ability to do so, or a empathy to continue only very brief erections.
•Vacuum pump – A plastic cylinder and a suction pump is used to create a vacuum around the penis so that more blood could rush in and cause erection. A ring is then used to maintain the erection. This method can be considered clumsy to use.
• Injection – Drugs such as Prostaglandin E (alprostadil) are injected directly into the base of the penis about 5 – 20 minutes before having sex. The drug remains effective for about an hour. Use of injection involves side effects such as bleeding from the injection, prolonged erection and formation of fibrous tissue at the injection site.
• Hormone treatments – In a small number of men, who have reduced levels of the male sex hormone testosterone, hormone replacement therapy may be used.
• Penis implant – This method is used only when all other treatment methods fail to produce effective results. There are two types of penile implant.
Premature ejaculation: Premature ejaculation is emitting semen from the penis, generally accompanied by orgasm happening more rapidly than a man wishes during sexual activity. Premature ejaculation is characterized by a lack of intended control over ejaculation that interferes with best sexual or psychological well-being in either partner.
Premature Ejaculation Treatments:
Treatment choices for premature ejaculation include sexual therapy, medications and psychotherapy. For many men, a combination of these treatments works best.
In some cases, sexual therapy may involve simple steps, such as masturbating an hour or two before intercourse so that you're able to delay ejaculation during sex. Your doctor may also recommend avoiding intercourse for a period of time and focusing on other types of sexual play so that pressure is removed from your sexual encounters.
The squeeze technique
Your doctor may instruct you and your partner in the use of a method called the squeeze technique. This method works as follows:
• Step 1. Begin sexual activity as usual, including stimulation of the penis, until you feel almost ready to ejaculate.
• Step 2. Have your partner squeeze the end of your penis, at the point where the head (glans) joins the shaft, and maintain the squeeze for several seconds, until the urge to ejaculate passes.
• Step 3. After the squeeze is released, wait for about 30 seconds, then go back to foreplay. You may notice that squeezing the penis causes it to become less erect, but when sexual stimulation is resumed, it soon regains full erection.
• Step 4. If you again feel you're about to ejaculate, have your partner repeat the squeeze process.
By repeating this as many times as necessary, you can reach the point of entering your partner without ejaculating. After a few practice sessions, the feeling of knowing how to delay ejaculation may become a habit that no longer requires the squeeze technique.
Certain antidepressants and topical anesthetic creams are used to treat premature ejaculation. Although none of these drugs is specifically approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat premature ejaculation, some are used for this purpose. You may need to try different medications or doses before you and your doctor find a treatment that works for you.
A side effect of certain antidepressants is delayed orgasm. Doctors suggest that men who have premature ejaculation can take antidepressants to benefit from this specific side effect.
• Your doctor may prescribe one of several selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as sertraline (Zoloft), paroxetine (Paxil) or fluoxetine (Prozac), to help delay ejaculation.
• If the timing of your ejaculation doesn't improve, your doctor may prescribe the tricyclic antidepressant clomipramine (Anafranil), which also has been shown to benefit men with this disorder.
• You may not need to take these medications every day to prevent premature ejaculation. Taking a low dose several hours before you plan to have sexual intercourse may be enough to improve your symptoms.
Other side effects of these antidepressants can include nausea, dry mouth, drowsiness and decreased libido.
Topical anesthetic creams
Topical anesthetic creams containing lidocaine or prilocaine dull the sensation on the penis to help delay ejaculation. Applied a short time before intercourse, these creams are wiped off when your penis has lost enough sensation to help you delay ejaculation.
Some men using topical anesthetic creams report reduced sexual pleasure because of lessened sensitivity. Although the cream is wiped off before intercourse, in some studies female partners reported that it also reduced their genital sensitivity and sexual pleasure. In rare cases lidocaine or prilocaine can cause an allergic reaction.
This approach, also known as counseling or talk therapy, involves talking with a mental health provider about your relationships and experiences. These talk sessions can help you reduce performance anxiety or find effective ways of coping with stress and solving problems. For many couples affected by premature ejaculation, talking with a therapist together may produce the best results.