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Penile Hypersensitivity

Abundant nerve endings of the penis make it sensitive. Too much sensitivity of the penis causes problems with ejaculation and erection, and other everyday activities. Its causes include phimosis, balanitis, urinary tract infection, and injury to the penis. This leads to premature ejaculation. Topical local anesthetics and numbing sprays are beneficial in their management.

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Please explain whether neurological disorder affects ejaculation.

Query: Hello doctor, I am struggling with severe premature ejaculation (PE) with intravaginal ejaculation latency time (IELT) of 10 seconds or less. I cannot control during masturbation too. I am a 35 year old unmarried male. My physical health is good. Also, I do not think that my problem is a psychologic...  Read Full »

Dr. Hardik Nareshbhai Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your question is valid. There are many neurological conditions that can present with PE (premature ejaculation). Ejaculation is actually a reflex being controlled at spinal level. So, disease like multiple sclerosis, which affects the white areas of cord and spinal cord ...  Read Full »

Why do I have a burning sensation in the glans penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have burning penis glans. It burns constantly and is ruining my life. It all started after I had thrush which is now gone. Sometimes, a very light red rash appears on glans and foreskin when warm. Testicle also can go red after rubbing or shower. My doctor said I have male genital dy...  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query, based on your symptoms and examination I would concur with the opinion of your treating physician and his treatment. Penile hypersensitivity is very troublesome, but symptoms usually decrease with time. If very severe, circumcision may help...  Read Full »

How to treat red and sensitive penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been dealing with redness and increased sensitivity of my penis. I have been checked for STDs and treated for a yeast infection; however, the yeast medication did nothing, and the redness is still there. This has been going on for two to three months now. I then saw a urologist...  Read Full »

Dr. G. S. S. Sandeep

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Stop using steroid cream. Use Cetaphil cleanser for a genital wash. Do not use any soap for cleansing. Apply Cetaphil moisturizer after bath. Apply Tacrolimus ointment 0.03% twice daily on the moisturized penis. Your concern might be irritant contact dermatitis. Compare ...  Read Full »

Why do I ejaculate instantly on striking my penile shaft during masturbation?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had complications related to premature ejaculation for several years. I have observed that my penis is sensitive, especially in the area of the penile shaft where the glans connect. When I strike this area while masturbating, I get the urge to ejaculate almost instantly and to have ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for consulting us. Premature ejaculation is associated with hypersensitivity and early ejaculation, within less than one and a half minutes. Treatment consists of behavioral reforms and medications. First, practice coitus interruptus, if it does not solve the probl...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for my weak urine stream and poor erection?

Query: Hello doctor, My problem is I have been masturbating for a long time, and now I am facing problems. I cannot stop my urine, and it is hard to control. When I urinate, it just comes out a little, and I think my bladder is weak. My penis is strong only for a few minutes and goes down soon. Also, my p...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your distress, and I will do my best to advise you. Masturbation usually does not cause trouble if it is done on an occasional basis and avoiding friction by lubrication and clean hygiene. From your presentation and mentioned issues, I will take it one by one...  Read Full »

Retracted part of my penis is sensitive. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a problem with my penis. When I remove the foreskin of penis, the head portion remains sensitive. It causes swelling if I touch it or rub it with any clothes. Is there any natural remedy?   Read Full »

Dr. Sharath Kumar. C

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have hypersensitivity of glans penis. Using topical ointments or sprays reduces sensitivity and it has to be used safely on the penis. This helps to reduce the risk of developing premature ejaculation. Using numbing sprays and other products containing anestheti...  Read Full »

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