It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Sexual Health - Men Message Board

What is happening here?

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-17-2007, 09:14 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: City, State, Country
Posts: 28
cowboy88 HB User
What is happening here?

Just some backstory. I am a 21 year old male, in good but not great shape. Could lose maybe 10-15 lbs ideally. Not sure that is the problem, but throwing it out there.

I am in a serious relationship, but am experiencing serious sexual problems.
-I have serious problems getting fully erect. I can generally (3/4ths of the time) be hard enough to penetrate, but not nearly as hard as it should be. I am of average size, so this is something that is not great for.
-Once inside, I just cannot last for longer than a few minutes. Also, not a great thing.

Now this is the first person I have had sex with, although we have been at it for a few months. I really want to be good for her, so would appreciate any advice.

Now, I know a lot of people will say that it is confidence, etc. The problem with that is when I masturbate, I also cannot get very hard, and don't last that long. I tried buying some extended pleasure condoms, but that really didn't do much. I do masturbate a fair bit, and while this hasn't always been a problem, I would say I haven't been able to get really erect in a year or so. Occasionally it happens, but not often.

So to wrap it up, I would appreciate advice on how to maintain firmness, and also last longer. Thank you for any ideas.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 11-17-2007, 11:33 PM   #2
Junior Member
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: HI
Posts: 17
kalisun HB User
Re: What is happening here?

How's your diet? To much fatty food intake maybe? or not enough excersice? 21 is somewhat young to have ED, but it does happen. You might want to discuss this with your doctor also so he can run some tests. It could be high blood pressure or other health problem, like low Testerone. Seeing that your also having problems with erections during masterbation, I don't think its a phycological block, but could be wrong. Get a checkup and see, you might be surprised that you really do have something going on.

Old 11-18-2007, 09:40 AM   #3
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: City, State, Country
Posts: 28
cowboy88 HB User
Re: What is happening here?

Diet is actually pretty good, although I am not as physically active as I should be.

Old 11-19-2007, 04:59 PM   #4
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: City, State, Country
Posts: 28
cowboy88 HB User
Re: What is happening here?

Bump. Any help.

Old 11-19-2007, 06:30 PM   #5
Junior Member
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Boston MA
Posts: 23
humanista HB User
Re: What is happening here?

I am not a doctor, but it seems to me that at your age a vigorous stiffy should come quite naturally, should point to your chin all by itself! Your difficulty may lie in a condition of or related to poor circulation, i would get checked for it. Often ED can be an early warning sign of poor circulation, heart problems, or diabetes. Worth getting checked out.

Good luck.

Old 11-23-2007, 08:54 AM   #6
Senior Veteran
Join Date: May 2006
Location: United States
Posts: 1,112
cleansweap HB Usercleansweap HB Usercleansweap HB Usercleansweap HB User
Re: What is happening here?

Do you smoke? Smoking will cause erectile problem as well. You've received good advise, you should see your doctor..

Old 11-23-2007, 11:35 AM   #7
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: AZ
Posts: 326
AZMan07 HB UserAZMan07 HB User
Re: What is happening here?

Have a complete Testosterone blood workup done, including not only Total T but Free T, DHT, Estrogens, etc. See our discussions under the main Men's Health thread for further info on this.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
What the heck is wrong with me? takenbylovely Open to All Other Health Topics 3 07-20-2011 07:59 PM
what is going on with me. bear6079 Depression 9 04-22-2010 05:02 PM
If psychiatrists cant be sure btw anxiety disorders or schizophrenia. what do you do? Peters friend Schizophrenia 5 08-17-2008 03:56 PM
What is going to happen to me? JulJul22 Epilepsy 3 12-20-2007 01:15 PM
What Should I Do??? goody2shuz Bipolar Disorder 137 08-01-2007 09:38 AM
So much anger and pain what do I do with it? marshmallow Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 48 03-14-2007 11:59 AM
This is silly, but just want to hear what u guys think VivP Relationship Health 4 03-10-2005 06:31 PM
what do you think? hopeless_gurl Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 1 02-21-2005 03:07 PM
I think its over for us what do you think. jedoz Relationship Health 14 12-28-2004 08:38 AM
What causes choking, not being able to swallow? Mara Digestive Disorders 6 03-31-2004 11:18 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:08 AM.

Site owned and operated by™
© 1998-2018™ All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!