Premature Ejaculation: when it occurs and how to treat

Written by: Dr. Ricardo García Navas
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Premature ejaculation is a controversial definition disorder. There are currently at least four different definitions with the following points in common: the inability to control the timing of ejaculation, the ejaculation before or just after vaginal penetration, and the consequences of later regress / stress.

The International Society of Sexual Medicine (ISSM) defines premature ejaculation as male sexual dysfunction in which ejaculation occurs always or almost always before penetration or the minute of penetration with impossibility to control it always or almost always and with consequences as stress, remorse and even avoidance of sexual relations.


Solutions for premature ejaculation

The treatments for premature ejaculation currently used consist of the evaluation and psychological treatment , the application of local anesthetics in the glans to diminish the sensitivity and the serotonin reuptake inhibitor drugs (SSRIs).

Today, pharmacological treatment is the most effective at the beginning; Dapoxetine is an SSRI specifically indicated for premature ejaculation that has shown good results.

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Dr. Ricardo García Navas

By Dr. Ricardo García Navas

Urologist prominent fertility specialist, Dr. Sh García Navas has a degree in medicine from the Faculty of Medicine at the Complutense University of Madrid, he performed the MIR at the University Hospital Ramón y Cajal. He has studied various PhD courses at the University of Alcala de Henares. He has several publications and has presented several communications on the specialty. He is also a prominent member associations of Urology, as the Spanish Association of Urology and the European Association of Urology.

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