People with this condition become sexually aroused without any sexual activity or stimulation. In some cases, PGAD can last for hours, days, or weeks at a time. And it can be disruptive to your daily life. PGAD is most commonly reported in women. It has also been reported in men. Priapism occurs when you have an erection lasting several hours or more even without anything sexually arousing causing the erection.
Persistent sexual arousal syndrome: a newly discovered pattern of female sexuality.
Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD)
It reads more like the title of a film on YouPorn than the start of an article about a debilitating medical condition. More often than not, PGAD sufferers are treated as hypersexual oddities. But PGAD actually has very little to do with orgasms, and absolutely nothing to do with pleasure. The condition, largely suffered by women, is characterised by an implacable feeling of genital congestion and pelvic pain.
Persistent genital arousal disorder in a male: a case report and analysis of the cause
Persistent genital arousal disorder in a male: a case report and analysis of the cause Rajkumar Kamatchi and Andrew Ashley-Smith Download PDF A year-old male presented to the psychosexual clinic with symptoms suggestive of persistent genital arousal disorder of 2years duration. Physical examination and investigations ruled out any underlying urological or neurological causes. He was treated with Diazepam and Pregabalin and his symptoms reduced in intensity.
The opening session was on psychological considerations, presented by Dr. Stanley Ducharme and Julie Johnson. This was followed by a presentation of the biological issues by Dr. Irwin Goldstein.