Non-EAU members can view the web versions. To become an EAU member, click here. These guidelines include four sections. The aim of the first two sections is to present the current evidence for the diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from erectile dysfunction ED and premature ejaculation PE.
Sexual dysfunction is any physical or psychological problem that prevents you or your partner from getting sexual satisfaction. Male sexual dysfunction is a common health problem affecting men of all ages, but is more common with increasing age. Treatment can often help men suffering from sexual dysfunction. The most common problems men face with sexual dysfunction are troubles with ejaculation, getting and keeping an erection, and reduced sexual desire. The exact cause of premature ejaculation PE is not known. While in many cases PE is due to performance anxiety during sex, other factors may be:.
Sexual dysfunction is difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity , including physical pleasure, desire , preference, arousal or orgasm. According to the DSM-5 , sexual dysfunction requires a person to feel extreme distress and interpersonal strain for a minimum of six months excluding substance or medication-induced sexual dysfunction. A thorough sexual history and assessment of general health and other sexual problems if any are very important.
Back to Sexual health. This is when a man cannot get, or keep, an erection that allows him to take part in sexual intercourse or other types of sexual activity. Most men experience it at some time in their life, and the causes can be physical or psychological. Alcohol, smoking and illegal drugs, as well as some prescription medicines, can also cause erectile problems.