What is Painful Erection?

Painful arousal or retardation is a persistent and usually painful erection that is not caused by sexual excitement or excitement. Other concerns may include an ejaculation – inability to ejaculate – premature ejaculation when the semen enters the bladder instead of emerging through the penis during intercourse.

What are the Causes behind the painful erection?

Unprotected Sex– If you have unprotected sex, you can contract a sexually transmitted infection.
Aggressive or acrobatic sex or masturbation – If your penis is erect suddenly or forcefully, trauma can cause a penis fracture.
Heart disease and diabetes – preventing blood flow due to diabetes and atherosclerosis – hardening of the arteries can cause erectile dysfunction.
Smoking– Smoking doubles your risk of erectile function.
Hormone levels – hormone imbalances, such as testosterone deficiency or too much of the hormone prolactin, can cause erectile dysfunction.
Psychological problems – Depression can lead to loss of libido. Trauma — such as child abuse, relationship difficulties, and body image issues — and guilt can lead to pain associated with sex.
Neurological conditions – Stroke, spinal and back injuries, multiple sclerosis and dementia can affect the transfer of nerve impulses from the brain to the penis, causing erectile dysfunction.
Testosterone levels normally decrease as we age.

What are the Treatments for painful erection?

Pain treatment has been found to be the cause once. Treatment may include-

Infection is usually treated with the help of medication. In some cases, doctors may suggest you to go for circumcision.

Prolapse – This condition can be treated with the help of medication and sometimes surgery is required.

You can take steps to protect your gender health and overall health. for example-

  • Be sexually responsible.
  • Get vaccinated.
  • e physically active.
  • Practice good hygiene.
  • Stop smoking
  • Pay attention to your mental health.
  • Limit the alcohol you drink and the drugs you do not use.
    Know your medicine- Discuss with your doctor the use of drugs and possible side effects.

Regularly checking your penis can give you more information about the state of your penis and can help you detect changes. Regular checkups can also help ensure that problems affecting your penis are diagnosed as quickly as possible.

Sexual Counselling

The doctor knows that couples are often unable to discuss their difficulties together, and will help you do so. Everything you say will be taken into confidence. Doctors (whether married or unmarried) or couples with the person will thus allow you to discuss these topics comfortably so that the doctor can work on finding solutions. Sexual counseling sessions are completely confidential.