Reaching the finish line too early for your or your partner's sexual satisfaction can cause mental anguish and strife in the relationship. A varicocele is one of the many potential reasons for someone to experience premature ejaculation (PE).

A 2016 study suggests the surgery to fix the vein problem, a varicocelectomy, can also improve issues with premature ejaculation.

But before we dive into varicocele surgery and premature ejaculation, let's first examine what a varicocele is.

What is a varicocele?

"A varicocele is an enlarged vein in the scrotum," said