Painful ejaculation, or painful orgasm, has been commonly described as a pain or burning sensation that happens when a man ejaculates. He may feel pain between his anus and genitals or in his testes. He may also feel it in the urethra (the tube that semen passes through).
The prostate gland and seminal vesicles are involved with the production of semen, the fluid which helps to transport sperm. Ejaculation is the result of muscular contractions which sends the sperm from the testicles to the urethra where it is eliminated from the body via the penis. Therefore, any condition that causes inflammation or an infection of these structures may result in painful ejaculation.
The causes of painful ejaculation may be in the testicles, prostate or the urethra – the tubular structure which urine and semen travel through exiting the penis. There are various types of inflammation and bacterial or viral infections that can occur as well as, less frequent, more serious medical reasons for the causes of the pain.
How Can Dave Wells Help?
“A man may become so frustrated by this pain that he starts to avoid sex. His relationship with his partner/s may suffer as a result. Many men with painful ejaculation experience depression and anxiety”.
Many men find it difficult to discuss concerns that involve their genitalia, sexual functioning and sexual experiences, and yet by doing so is in their best interest, both psychologically and physically. Dave Wells provides a safe, respecting, confidential environment for men to openly discuss their presenting issue and have it addressed from both a physiological (Medical) and psychological (Thoughts, feelings and behaviours) perspective to achieve the best outcome for the person.
Dave Wells can support individuals with the social and personal psychological implications of this condition, as well as providing and overseeing referral to health professionals for exploratory and treatment options if deemed necessary.
This two-tier approach in addressing various sexual difficulties, aims to achieve ‘best practice’. The support that Dave Wells provides may result in it being a standalone service to address the sexual concern. However, medical support many take precedence, or Dave Wells may be required to collaborate in unity with medical professionals to achieve the best outcomes for the person.
Whatever the result, a client-centered approach underpins the philosophy of Dave Wells and enables each individual to have control of any decisions.