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09 Sep 2015

How long do I have to wait between rounds of sex
Hi All I'm 34 years of ages and i have notices that i struggle to get a hard erection for second round of sex.I dont have problem to get erection for first found of sex but to go for a second round my penis stay soft.what is the average time for a guy before going for a second round of sex.Shoud i take some medication.
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22 Sep 2015

The refractory period refers to that period of time between one’s last ejaculation at orgasm and the next and it changes with age.

In a young man in his late teens or early 20s, the refractory period can be as short as two-five minutes. But as men age, the refractory period lengthens. In one’s late 20s, the period maybe 15-30 minutes between orgasms. In one’s 40s, the period is even longer and may be as long three to four hours. 

No drugs have been approved to shorten the refractory period, but research has shown that Viagra, Cialis or Levitra - drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction - may reduce recovery time. Some people also purchase over the counter medication from a pharmacy, e.g. Oto (chao jimengnam).

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