Recently I've been having trouble getting hard. I can still cum but it isn't hard when I do (it's kind of all floppy). Never used to be this way. I'm 23. Also when I do cum there is a burning sensation behind the scrotum.
- Prostate exam (doctor found no problems)
- Tested for STDs (clean)
Can anyone help? As it's frustrating since I can't have sex with my girlfriend (it won't get hard enough to be pushed inside her).
Note: The first time I experienced the problem was about 2 months ago when I first tried to have sex with my girlfriend, it just wouldn't get hard. But since then even alone I haven't been able to masturbate or watch porn to get hard. It just doesn't happen, and it's quite painful because I feel 'turned on' but just can't get an erection.
Hi there. Thank you for posting your question on Ehealthforum. I don't know but I think you are describing performance anxiety erectile arising from the first time you tried with your new girlfriend. All it takes is one "failure" and this can also spill over into masturbation as well.
There are at least two approaches -- three really, you an do nothing and you will probably get better spontaneously in time. But you can go and talk to your own doctor and he or she can give you something to kick start the system. Or you can see a Sex Councillor and she will give the two of you some exercises that will cure you. This will involve your girlfriend staying on top while you just lie there and enjoy yourself. If you are not expected to perform then you cannot have performance anxiety. A sense of humour too can be helpful. You will overcome this.
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