Is it normal to have a burning/tingling sensation during and after ejaculation?

I had a vasectomy 2.5 weeks ago and was abstinent for the first 10 days. My testicles and general area are still tender but sexual activity is fine. At the end of an ejaculation there is a burning/tingling sensation at the end of my penis. Almost like a mild version of if you have gotten soap in the end of your penis. It lasts for 30 seconds to a minute after ejaculating. I've never had this issue before. Will this go away? Is it normal?

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (1)


Answered by John C. McHugh, MD

This symptom is likely not related to the vasectomy and will abate on its own. The most common abnormality is prostatitis or an irritation as you described. It should resolve on its own but if it does not, you may want to see the urologist. Irritants such as caffeine, spicy or acid foods can do this. If so, he might be able to make you aware of certain foods or drink related to your symptoms.

Published on Mar 29, 2019

Answered by John C. McHugh, MD (View Profile)

This symptom is likely not related to the vasectomy and will abate on its own. The most common abnormality is prostatitis or an irritation as you described. It should resolve on its own but if it does not, you may want to see the urologist. Irritants such as caffeine, spicy or acid foods can do this. If so, he might be able to make you aware of certain foods or drink related to your symptoms.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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