Premature ejaculation is the condition where ejaculation occurs sooner during intercourse than he or his partner wishes.
Premature ejaculation is usually not due to any physical illness. It may be caused by anxiety or too much stimulation. However if the person as erectile dysfunction as well, he may need to be checked for causes of erectile dysfunction as above.
Relaxation techniques (stop-start or squeeze) can help to reduce premature ejaculation.
Certain anti-depressants can be taken to reduce premature ejaculation. A new medication called Priligy is now available for treatment of premature ejaculation. Local anaesthetic gel applied to the penis can help reduce the sensitivity of the penis.