What Are the Symptoms of Sexual Problems in Men?
The symptoms of sexual problems in men include:
- Lack of sexual desire, sexual fantasies, or interest in sexual contact
- Inability to have or maintain any erection
- Inability to have or maintain an erection sufficient for sexual penetration
- Inability to reach an orgasm despite adequate sexual stimulation and signs of arousal
- Ability to achieve orgasm only after an unusually lengthy period of stimulation
- Ability to achieve orgasm only during masturbation or during oral sex
- Ability to achieve orgasm only in situations that are considered bizarre or taboo, such as fetishes
- Difficulty controlling the timing of orgasm and ejaculation, so that it occurs very early in sexual contact, leaving the other partner dissatisfied
- Lack of ejaculation
- Persistent erection unassociated with sexual desire
- Bloody ejaculation (This can be frightening but is usually not serious.)
- Sex addiction which put you in unsafe or illegal situations for sex.
Call Your Doctor Immediately or Go to an Emergency Room If:
You have an extended or painful erection, unrelated to sexual desire, lasting more than two hours.
Call Your Doctor to Discuss Sexual Problems If:
- You or your partner are experiencing significant distress due to sexual dysfunction
- Erections or intercourse are painful
- You lack any desire for sexual contact
- You are unable to have or maintain a usable erection
- You are unable to have an orgasm
- You are unable to control the timing of your orgasm, so that you ejaculate extremely early during sexual activity
- You have an inability to get your mind off of sex at inappropriate times.