Erectile dysfunction

Posted by: Darwin | 2017/10/21


Significant sensitivity loss due to Jelqing

About a year ago I tried jelqing, a natural "penis enlargment" technique where you try to push blood flow into your penis and trap it there supposedly making it larger over time. In reality, I think it creates scar tissue which in a way does make your penis slightly bigger over time but of course is very damaging. I jelqed for about 6 weeks total. After the last session, I had an ache in my shaft for some days. I quit cold turkey after that.I noticed a pretty significant loss of sensitivity but ignorantly figured it would just heal itself and regularly masturbated the next couple weeks. After some months, I noticed even more sensitivity loss and quit masturbating completely. I went through a depressed drinking phase where when I wasn't working, I spent my nights drinking and playing video games. About a month ago I got out of that rut and got myself together. Figured I'll never get better if I don't put in the effort. I've seen 3 different urologists and no answers. Symptoms: White spots on foreskin, less noticeable when erect b/c blood flow. A lot of spider veins. Entire shaft has almost no sexual sensitivity in it; the feeling of rubbing it can be compared to rubbing your finger; I feel it but no pleasing feelings/sensation. I sometimes get dull pain at the base of my penis, between the base and my pelvic floor only on the left side when I use the muscle for pushing out pee/poop. When I masturbated often after the injury I noticed pain in this spot except much sharper when I achieved hard erections and would pull my penis to my stomach to relieve it. The belly of my shaft, only on the half closer to the glands is my most sensitive area since the injury. I do still achieve erections while sleeping so I don't think it's a vascular issue. One thing to note is before this injury I was (and still am) sub average in size. I always achieved erections way to easily and had trouble getting rid of them. For example, if I had to pee, if I rubbed the wrong way while walking, if there was almost any contact or pressure on my penis, etc. I would get an erection and this was all while having very low Testosterone. I was in the 250 T range during puberty (14-17), low 300's from 18-19, and low 400s at 20. I did androgel for awhile but a new doc had me get off of it about 8 months ago. The low T seems relevant to the healing situation so I figured I'd mention it. Thank you for reading and I greatly appreciate any recommendations in gaining sensitivity back.

Expert's Reply


Erectile Dysfunction Expert
- 2017/10/23

Dear Darwin

Which country are you in?


Dr Kenny du Toit

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