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How can condoms help men manage premature ejaculation?

Ian Kerner, PhD
Sexual Health
Condoms can help men manage premature ejaculation (PE). It’s a familiar complaint of lots of women: Their men don’t want to wear condoms because, they say, they blunt sensation. There’s some truth to that claim -- and that’s good news for guys with PE. In this case, safer sex can also be longer-lasting sex. Of course, the actual physical barrier of the latex can take a little of your edge off. You can also find a wide range of condoms marketed specifically to help you last longer. Most of them contain a little bit of benzocaine or another desensitizing agent in the tip that will numb the head of your penis slightly. While condoms won’t magically cure PE, they’re just one more means to helping you manage PE.
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