Can I have an orgasm without realizing it?

The intensity of an orgasm may vary from person to person, but people usually realize that they're having an orgasm. Most of the time, an orgasm is the climax of sexual arousal that results in a release of sexual tension. For many people, this feels like a very pleasurable pulsing or throbbing in their pelvic and genital areas. Most people feel those muscle contractions pretty intensely, but some people may experience a milder tingling sensation. Regardless of the level of intensity, most people are able to feel the sense of release that's caused by an orgasm, meaning most people realize when they're having one.

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Achieving Orgasm

Achieving Orgasm

A satisfying sex life doesn't require orgasm, but having an orgasm has its own rewards. Knowing your body and what gives you sexual pleasure can help you communicate your needs to your partner, enhancing sexual intimacy and helpin...

g you to climax. Sometimes delayed ejaculation, or premature ejaculation, may affect the male orgasm. Being open with your partner and your doctor can help solve any sexual problems. Learn more about achieving orgasm with expert advice from Sharecare.
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