... of discomfort?
Oddly it is known for the opposite effect- one of its most common side effects is lowered libido. Other sexual side effects include ejaculatory disorder, premature ejaculation ( both in men) and anorgasmia which is an inability to orgasm.
Sounds like you had a rare side effect. I've not known anyone else to have the same, but maybe your libido didn't decrease but if you were unable to orgasm this could lead to an "almost pain" or severely frustrated state.
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