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A 49-year-old member asked:

had sling opertion 6 years ago came off hrt straight away, never had sexual feeling since. could my sex drive have been compromised?

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Dr. Mitchell Cohen
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Androgens may help: Stopping hrt may have contributed to loss of sex drive. Often low-dose androgen therapy can restore peri-menopausal loss of libido as women lose estrogen and androgens in and beyond middle age. Also check any medications you are taking for sexual side effects (e.g., antidepressants, opioid pain medications, etc.).

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