Some women complain that their partners ejaculate too soon after sexual intercourse, or worse still, their partner ejaculate before penetrative sex is achieved. This will lead to poor quality sex life and dissatisfaction between men and women.
Some cases of premature ejaculation occur together with erectile dysfuntion and may occur later in life, or premature ejaculation may occur every time a man tries to have sexual intecourse
Sometimes premature ejaculation occurs if the man is too excited, and the condition disappears when he achieves better control of his excitement. However, when premature ejaculation persists whenever he has sex with his partner, it becomes a problem which may result in relationship difficulties. As a general rule of thumb, if a man ejaculates before one minute of sexual intercourse, it constitutes premature ejaculation . In reality, there is no fixed time threshold.
Stress, overexcitement, performance anxiety, relationship problems, underlying unresolved personal issues and psychological factors may contribute to premature ejaculation. Sometimes, no cause is found.
A survey with a series of questions that can help identify males with undiagnosed premature ejaculation.
A sample of survey for premature ejaculation may be obtained from the clinic. A score of 9 or more points indicate possibility of the condition.