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Baxter, TN
A 34-year-old female asked:

female with low sexual desire. what causes it? treatment? i take birth control pill but had low desire b4. love my boyfriend but i need advice to help

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Dr. Leonard Lado
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Wife libido: Sexual desire and libido in women need to explored more in terms of the quality of intimacy and relationship with her partner. This is assuming all physical and biological causes has been excluded. Also the use of certain medications can reduce libido. If you are defining low libido as low desire perhaps a dialogue with your husband an be a good start. If he expects it might turn you off.
Dr. Donald Steinmuller
Nephrology and Dialysis 33 years experience
Enter study: This is a common problem. There is no FDA approved treatment, but one medication is undergoing the final trials for approval and has shown some beneficial effects in earlier trials (Bremelanotide). Consider participating in this trial: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02333071?term=Bremelanotide&rank=2 For other suggestions see my checklist "Improving sexual desire".

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