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A 17-year-old female asked:

I can not feel any pleasure during sex, what seems the be the problem?

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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Hormone imbalance: Some birth control medication decrease libidos or sexual arousal. Adjusting the concentration ogf the medication can be an effective fix. Additional hormone levels may need to be evaluated. See your primary or ob/gyn and discuss it with them.
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Sex at 17: Your info indicates you're only 17 years old. Sex at that age is likely to be accompanied by all kinds of anxieties which can affect how you experience intercourse. For instance, it can be hard to become naturally lubricated enough to enjoy intercourse, and if not it can be painful -- certainly interfering with pleasure. Please talk with your doctor about this, and about sex in general.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

What to do if i don't feel pleasure during sex?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Try to determine why: There are many reasons why sex may not be enjoyable. 1 reason may be that a female simply is not yet emotionally ready for sexual activity. 2nd reason could be that one feels dirty or guilty (this may be especially so if one has religious prohibitions). 3rd reason is STRESS. If your mind is on other things it can be hard to relax & to be spontaneous. A 4th (& really BIG reason) is a relationship
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
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problem with your partner. A 5th reason may be that you are not comfortable with your own body. A 6th reason may that you feel pain due to medical problems (or sometimes psychological ones). A 7th reason can be fear of becoming pregnant.#8 – Some people are just naturally asexual (ie schizoid). 9. Having depression can V libido. 10. Some medications may decreasing sex drive.
Jul 20, 2014
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