Which nonpharmacologic therapies are used for premature ejaculation (PE)?

Updated: Jan 15, 2019
  • Author: Samuel G Deem, DO; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Nonpharmacologic therapy may include the following:

  • Efforts to relief of underlying performance pressure on the male

  • Sex therapy (eg, instruction in the stop-start or squeeze-pause technique popularized by Masters and Johnson [1] )

  • Second attempt at coitus – If another erection can achieve be achieved shortly after an episode of premature ejaculation, ejaculatory control may be much better the second time


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