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can hyperthyroidism reduce the desire for sexual intercourse?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: Hyperthyroidism that is untreated can be associated with many symptoms, both physical and psychological. When one feels poorly, it is not surprising that one has a low libido.
Answered on Mar 14, 2019
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Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff commented
56 years experience Infectious Disease
There has been evidence published to indicate that up to 15% of men with hyperthyroidism may have erectile dysfunction which corrects when the hyperthyroid condition is appropriately managed.
Jan 30, 2014

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