Painful ejaculation can have a negative impact on your sex life. Not only reduce sexual performance, but also reduce the pleasure of having sex. At a more advanced level, pain often makes some men afraid to penetrate.
There are several things that cause this condition. Here are some causes of pain during ejaculation, citing Healthline.
Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland either acutely or chronically. Prostatitis is the most common urological problem in men under 50 years of age. This condition can make urination painful. Often this condition is misunderstood as a urinary tract infection. In prostatitis, pain when urinating is accompanied by lower abdominal pain and difficulty getting an erection.
2. Just had surgery
Some types of surgery cause a number of side effects, including problems with ejaculation. One of them is a radical prostatectomy or a procedure that removes the entire prostate and some of the surrounding tissue. This procedure is generally done to treat prostate cancer. In addition to causing pain, the procedure is also at risk of triggering erectile dysfunction and pain in the penis
Pain during ejaculation can also indicate the presence of a cyst. Cysts can block ejaculation, cause infertility, and cause pain during sex.
4. Consumption of antidepressant drugs
Antidepressant drugs are known to cause sexual dysfunction, including painful ejaculation. Some types of drugs that cause sexual side effects include: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) tricyclic and tetracyclic monoamine oxidase inhibitors
5. Pudendal neuropathy
Pudendal neuropathy is a condition of nerve damage in the pelvis. This condition can cause pain around the genital area. This nerve damage is commonly caused by injury, diabetes, and the autoimmune condition multiple sclerosis.
6. Prostate cancer
Although often present without symptoms, prostate cancer can cause painful ejaculation. Be alert when symptoms are accompanied by problems with urination, erectile dysfunction, and bloody urine.
Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease that can cause pain during sex. In addition, trichomoniasis also causes discomfort such as itching and discharge with an unpleasant odor.
8. Radiation therapy
Radiation therapy is one of the methods of cancer treatment. Radiation therapy performed around the pelvic area can cause erectile dysfunction, including pain during sex. However, these side effects are usually only temporary.
9. Psychological problems
In some cases, the cause of the pain during ejaculation cannot be found. This condition is the underlying psychological problem. See a therapist to explore the problem.