Pain With Ejaculation

Pain with ejaculation is called dysorgasmia. Although it can be a symptom of genuine bacterial prostatitis, it is more frequently a component of the Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome and has nothing to do with infection.

Dysorgasmia can be a sign of pelvic floor dysfunction. Dr. Potts has more aptly termed this phenomenon ejaculatory dyssynergia (read more at There are several causes for these symptoms which requires a biopsychosocial approach developed by Dr. Potts over 25 years of experience. In rare cases, the phenomenon can be caused by blockage of the ejaculatory duct. Dr. Potts rules out this condition through careful, gentle palpation and ultrasound.