If a man keeps getting hard but doesn’t ejaculate, does he develop stomach pains?

4. June 2012

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This condition, epididymal hypertension, is better known by the slang term, “blue balls”. It  is the temporary congestion (build-up) of fluid in the testicles and prostate caused by prolonged sexual arousal without ejaculation. A man may experience the sensation of testicular pain or a dull ache in the pelvic and/or testicular area. While common, not all men experience this.

The easiest treatment for this is ejaculation. However, even without release, the condition will subside on its own within an hour or two.  Although rare, epididymal hypertension could last as long as 24 hours.

Other ways to help alleviate “blue balls” is by lying on the left side with knees bent up towards the stomach, taking a cold shower, applying ice to the area and wearing a jock strap. 

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