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17 Feb 2004

is anorgasmia impotence?
My boyfriend rarely has an orgasm. He claims that he has small orgasms (through which he doesn't ejaculate) but 'the big one' (where he ejaculates) has happened maybe three times in as many years. In order for him to ejaculate this way, he needs a lot of stimulation, manual and oral, and then a lot of penetrative sex. He however also often loses his erection during sex; as though penetrative sex itself does not stimulate him. Due to this 'problem' I suspect that he often avoids sex, but I'm never quite sure as he claims to not be avoiding sex. I would like to know more about anorgasmia and whether it is a form of impotence. He is not on any drugs and is healthy and fit. I believe he had the same 'problem' with his previous girlfriend, but before that he doesn't talk about. From what I understand, he did not have that problem. He has a 12 year old daughter from his marriage. He is 50.
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01 Jan 0001

AG, anorgasmia is the inability to have an orgasm and impotency is the inability to have a proper erection. It is difficult to say what the reason for his anorgasmia is without being able to examine him. It might be due to drugs he is taking, disorders like diabetes, stress (mental and physical), vascular disorders, neurological disorders, depression and a host of other more obscure problems. The best would be for him to see an urologist and have it sorted out. Good luck.
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