Problems Keeping An Erection
Hello to everyone
This is my first post on this board, and I feel like this is my last resort. I’m 22 years old 5’11, 228 lbs, and I’m having serious problems getting a good erection. It’s not something I’m comfortable talking about with people. I don’t quite know when it started, but I think I started noticing maybe a little over a year ago. First they started to lose firmness, and now it has gotten to the point that I can’t even keep a FIRM erection for more than 20 seconds or so without some sort of “sensation” to it to keep it up - whether thats masturbation or sex itself. I have gone to the doctor, and the initial look on his face told me that he doesn’t know much about what’s going on. I had already figured I had a low testosterone problem since I was so lazy, and blood results showed it was around 214 out of a possible 850 i think. He prescribed Androgel in 5 gram doses for me to take daily for a month. I’ve been on a serious weight training and cardio program for the past 3 months, and have even started taking supplements such as whey protein and amino acids. I’ve also been dieting since mid November. Since dieting, I’ve lost up to around 22 lbs from 250 to 228. But I’ve also put on some muscle.
I just got off the androgel and have a doctors appointment set for monday. I’ll say I feel a bit better than I did in november, just before I started my diet and regular exercise. The androgel gave me more energy, but I really couldn’t tell if I had more daily erections or not, and I no longer seem to lose erection during masturbation, but the problem is still there. I have never done any kind of steroid or anything that I know of that could cause this. I am drug free and try to drink around a gallon of water(no soda since november)daily. I have NEVER done steroids.
Now I’ve run into another problem……
I have a date with a female this SATURDAY, and I know I’m going to have to perform sexually. I am certain that if my penis doesn’t keep some sort of physical sensation 70% of the time it will go flaccid quickly. I’ve even had problems switching positions during sex. I often lose erection during the transition. And if I’m REALLY working hard and sweating during intercourse, It’ll take longer for me to get another erection once that one is gone. Not only that, but it’s like I can’t last very long during intercourse without ejaculating anymore. Oral sex I can go on forever and I CAN’T ejaculate even if I want to, but intercourse is the opposite.
I can remember being in situations as an adolescent when I thought about sex 80% of the day, and spontaneous erections were REGULAR. All I could think about was sex. I used to be able to run and jump around with an erection, but now I struggle to get one just sitting down even when I force myself to think about sex. Can someone please help me out here? I don’t know what else to do. I’m tired of feeling like this. I’ve even tried PE and kegels for a month or so and that did nothing. I feel like something is SERIOUSLY wrong with me….