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What are the main types of male sexual dysfunction?

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The main types of sexual dysfunction in men include:

  • Erectile dysfunction, sometimes called impotence
  • Premature ejaculation
  • Male orgasmic disorder,  which is an inability to reach orgasm (climax) with a partner, without lengthy sexual contact or during intercourse.
  • Inhibited or hypoactive sexual desire, which is a disinterest in sexual contact or complete lack of sexual desire.
  • Retrograde ejaculation, in which the semen moves backward into the bladder during orgasm. This isn't dangerous and is often a side effect of certain medications. 
  • Priapism: a prolonged erection unaccompanied by sexual desire

SOURCES: 

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. 

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on March 31, 2019

SOURCES: 

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. 

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on March 31, 2019

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