The main signs of premature ejaculation is the inability to delay ejaculation for more than one minute soon after penetration. However, the problem might happen in all sexual situations, even during masturbation.
Premature ejaculation can be categorized as:
- Lifelong (primary).Lifelong premature ejaculation happens all or nearly all of the time beginning with your first sexual encounters.
- Acquired (secondary).Acquired premature ejaculation starts after you’ve had previous sexual experiences without ejaculatory problems.
Many men feel that they have signs of premature ejaculation, but the signs symptoms don’t meet the diagnostic requirement for premature ejaculation. Instead these men might have natural variable premature ejaculation, which is inclusive of periods of rapid ejaculation as well as periods of normal ejaculation.
The precise cause of premature ejaculation isn’t known. While it was once thought to be only psychological, doctors now know premature ejaculation involves a complex interaction of psychological and biological factors.
Varying factors can increase your risk of premature ejaculation, including:
- Erectile dysfunction.You might be at increased risk of premature ejaculation if you occasionally or consistently have issues getting or maintaining an erection. Fear of losing your erection might make you to consciously or unconsciously hurry through sexual encounters.
- Emotional or mental strain in any area of your life can have a role in premature ejaculation, limiting your ability to relax and focus during sexual encounters.
Premature ejaculation can create problems in your personal life, including:
- Stress and relationship problems.A common complication of premature ejaculation is relationship stress.
- Fertility problems.Premature ejaculation may occasionally make fertilization difficult for couples who are trying to have a baby if ejaculation doesn’t happen intravaginally.