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Hello, I am 24 years old and I have been dealing with some erection issues. I masterbate on average once a day but i always do it either sitting or on my back, never standing up. I believe this has caused problems for me to where it is nearly impossible for me to achieve an erection while standing or being on top. This was an issue with my last girlfriend, each time we had sex, 3 times, it was a struggle and i never reached orgasm.

This has caused me some mental anguish and has only enhanced the fear of not being able to achieve an erection. I wake up with morning erections so I feel the problem isnt physical. When i achieve an erection sitting down and then try to stand up I quickly lose the erection and I just feel like the mood leaves me. It also takes me a good while to reach orgasm while masterbating, and I'm contemplating on take a leave of absence from masterbation and porn to see if this would correct the problem. My question is, does anyone else experience similar problems? I know that when I basically expect to lose my erection which doesnt help in any way. but even if im completely in the mood and i stand it goes away. I can still reach orgasm while standing but it takes a very long time and my penis will only be 1/3 erect. Sorry for rambling but I'm just wondering if anyone can offer some advice on how to help... I'm thinking about checking into Viagra to help me with this problem
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replied October 22nd, 2007
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I would just say experiment. I personally don't enjoy standing up during sex/foreplay etc. It just doesn't turn me on.
Is your problem that you're not turned on by it, or is it that your bits 'n pieces just don't work?

You might want to find what works for you.... practice on your own... try getting kinky or do something that really turns you on while you stand up. It might help.
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replied October 22nd, 2007
it just seems that once i stand up i lose the mood, almost like I'm not turned on by it. Also, I believe that I'm having problems because I've watched too much porn and it has desensetized me to a natural naked woman. I still feel in my head that I'm in the mood but my body shuts down it seems
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replied November 30th, 2008
I have the same problem in excatly the words you have described. Masturbation sitting down has never been a problem at all, but when I stand up it seems to have trouble keeping itself erect and slowly goes away simultaneously with the mood. I think standing up gives less blood pressure and maybe this problem can be fixed by practicing. Anyone has solutions?
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replied December 10th, 2008
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This is a hard one.....I dont get pleasure out of doing anything standing up eithier. I think it could be a factor of not being comfortable or as relaxed as compared to sitting or standing. Like Marvel said I wwould practice doing things while standing up or even in the mirror to help arousal. And during sex maybe u could try doggy style.
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replied February 2nd, 2009
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I had the same problem. Well, I fixed it (around 1 month of constant work).

I am very athletic, so I cannot contribute to this problem to physical limits. I also have excellent morning erections, and sitting/laying down. I believe, as well, that my problem was caused from masterbating too much sitting down, and never standing up. I would stand up, and it would die.

Well, here was my training:

I would masterbate until very close to orgasm, and when I feel I'm a few seconds away, I would stand up and finish off standing up. This was to teach my brain to associate standing up as a good thing.

After a week or so of this (once or twice a day), I would stand up half a minute before orgasm, and finish off. Erection might get a bit weaker, but I'd keep going.

I gradually built up to being able to fully masterbate standing up. Now, I have ZERO problems. The trick is to SLOWLY get your brain accustomed to associating standing up to be something enjoyable and possitive, not negative. Hope that helped.
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replied June 1st, 2015
Any updates on this topic. Did the "training" the commenter posted help anyone? I'm going to try it.
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replied May 23rd, 2016
Possible Solution For Erection Difficulties When Sanding
I just had one of the most frightful experiences of my life. A couple of months ago I noticed a slight pain on the right side of my tummy. I also noticed the urge to urinate a lot. I also noticed that as soon as I put on a condom I lose my erection. Three weeks into the symptoms I went to my doctor and was told I have bowel infection. I was prescribed antibiotics which also increased my need to urinate as a way to flush my system.

Two weeks After I completed my course of antibiotics I noticed that as soon as I stand up I lose my erection. What was more frightening was the realization that when I am standing I cannot get an erection no matter how horny I am feeling. Usually, even without thinking about sex, my penis would become erect while up and about, but when I am standing my penis felt like when it is responding to a cold climate. I became frustrated because I could not understand how I could get a hard-on when I am lying or in a sitting position but as soon as I am standing it goes and cannot become erect.

I began to research and found out that few men have had the same experience but no one was able to provide a solution/cure. I then went to my health food store and bought Maca, Horny Goat Weed, Pumpkin Seed Oil, Ginseng, Garlic and later, Pelox supplements, which is a mixture of L-Arginine, Taurine etc. However, what I noticed was an increased in libido, but not an improvement in my erection while standing.

I went to my doctor and she could not understand how that could be. She said since I am able to get an erection while lying down, I shouldn't worry too much. She said sometimes the body needs time to adjust after taking antibiotics. I was also taking Zinc and Magnesium supplement. Saturday I went into the kitchen and decided to eat a piece of melon my mom had on the counter. about 30 minutes after having the melon, I went to take a shower and like most times in the bathroom, I try to test my erection while standing and for the first time in a month I saw my penis becoming erect without me having to touch it. During the month, my penis would contract instead of becoming enlarge, but now it was growing before my eyes. I nervously rejoiced and then began to ponder why the change. I remembered the melon and after the shower, I went online and looked up the benefits of melon and saw Potassium to be one of its nutritious agents. I then did a research on Potassium and found out that it is needed for the body to work properly. I researched further and found out that antibiotics and frequent urination could result in a loss of potassium in the body. I went and bought a bottle of Potassium and began taking it yesterday and today again I saw where I am able to get an erection while standing. I am not yet where I was a month ago, but I will continue to monitor my progress.

I do not know if it is time (as the doctor says) or it's the potassium I am taking. I would advise guys, however, to check to see if they are low on potassium and begin taking this supplement if they find they are having erection difficulties.
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