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A 29-year-old female asked:

is it possible that my recent lack of libido (no sex desires at all) is related to my b12 vitamin and iron deficiency?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Yes: Both vitamin deficiencies and a potentially associated anemia could have an impact on libido.

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