What is blue balls?
The term blue balls refers to the testicular pain that happens after prolonged sexual stimulation without ejaculation. A guy’s balls does not technically turn blue , but idea seems to have originated that the scrotum may appear to have a bluish tinge after a prolonged period of sexual arousal.
What causes it?
When a guy is physically turned on, blood flows to his penis, which is what gives him an erection. Blood also flows to his testicles, causing them to swell. If he doesn’t ejaculate, there is a buildup of pressure, and his supersensitive balls feel the brunt of it
How do you cure blue balls?
It is usually relieved by ejaculating.
A man can deal with it, whether that means giving himself a helping hand or just waiting it out. The blood will eventually drain, and any discomfort will disappear on its own.
Another quick remedy is to become unaroused. You can achieve this through a variety of ways, including:
- taking a cold shower
- thinking of something nonsexual
- distracting yourself with music
- working or doing another activity that keeps you busy