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Premature ejaculation treatments

Premature ejaculation (PE) refers to when a man ejaculates earlier than desired during sexual activity. It is thought that it affects most men at some point in their lives, and there are many possible causes. Our clinic offers two easy-to-use treatments that can help with PE.

Premature ejaculation (PE) refers to when a man ejaculates earlier than desired during sexual activity. It is thought that it affects most men at some point in their lives, and there are many possible causes. Our clinic offers two easy-to-use treatments that can help with PE.

What is premature ejaculation

  • PE & its symptoms

    What counts as premature ejaculation is very much down to the individual and their partner. Medically speaking, premature ejaculation tends to refer to ejaculation occurring no more than 60-90 seconds after penetration. It tends to be younger men who experience it most commonly, or men who have had fewer sexual experiences.

    However, if you orgasm quickly during sex but you and your partner feel satisfied and happy, there is no medical need to seek treatment. 

  • What causes premature ejaculation

    Performance anxiety, muscle tension caused by some sexual positions, and sensory overload can all contribute to PE. Some men might be hypersensitive in certain areas, making them more susceptible to early ejaculation. There is documented evidence that PE is more common in men of South Asian origin.

  • Treatments & side effects

    Prescription PE treatments inhibit your body’s impulse to orgasm. You might be prescribed an anaesthetic cream to numb the penis, or a prescription tablet to delay ejaculation impulses in the brain. As with all medicines, these may cause undesirable side effects or may not be suitable for you.

    Psychological, ‘self-control treatments’ and counselling are the most effective long-term treatments for premature ejaculation. Often, talking about these issues with a partner can be helpful, as this can relax you, restore your confidence, and remove the perceived pressure that you have to perform well.

  • Our PE clinic

    Complete your consultation questionnaire and we will recommend a treatment suitable for you. Treatment is available for either discreet collection or delivery.

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