Difference between Premature Ejaculation & Erectile Dysfunction

difference between PE and ED

Premature ejaculation expresses the situation where a man ejaculates soon. Actually sometime this happens even before any direct stimulation of the penis. The situation can trigger ejaculation while just thinking about a sexually stimulation. On the other hand it is very ordinary for ejaculation to occur either during or very soon after penetration. Premature ejaculation is also known as masculine sexual dysinfection where a man is able to neither identifying nor controlling the phases of sexual arousal. The person who is facing this problem always has uncontrolled ejaculation immediately after or during after the first two minutes of penetration. 


Erectile dysfunction is a sexual dysfunction characterized by the incapability to maintain or develop an erection of the penis during sexual performance. A penile erection is the hydraulic effect of blood entering and being retained in sponge-like bodies within the penis. The process is often initiated as a result of sexual arousal, when signals are transmitted from the brain to nerves in the penis.

The main difference between ED & PE

Erectile dysfunction (ED)
Premature ejaculation (PE)
Difficulty in getting an erection for sexual intercourse or in keeping the penis erect until the end of intercourse.
Suitable for sexual intercourse and no problem getting an erection.
Before ejaculation or before the end of sexual intercourse penis softens
Until ejaculation penis remains erect
Man may try to ejaculate quickly before he loses his erection
Without wish ejaculate occurs, with low feeling of control over ejaculation causing distress  
It is more common in older man
Common in men in any age

Can PE & ED both affect a man at the same time?

Yes sometimes the person who is suffering from erectile dysfunction may also get premature ejaculation; erectile dysfunction is the incapability to accomplish or sustain an erection enough for acceptable sexual performance. In fact, premature ejaculation may caused by erectile dysfunction mainly in a man who requires continual penis stimulation to sustain his erection.

Some people won’t be able to understand that loss of erection generally happens after ejaculation. They may think that erectile dysfunction and could wrongly complain to the doctor but the actual problem is premature ejaculation. It is highly recommended that the erectile dysfunction to be treated first if you got ED and PE, since the premature ejaculation may resolve on its own once the ED has been adequately treated.    


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