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Doctor insights on: Abilify And Sexual Dysfunction

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What is meant by "sexual dysfunction" and "sexual deviation"?

What is meant by "sexual dysfunction" and "sexual deviation"?

Sexual dysfunction: Refers to difficulty w/sexual response, e.g., erectile dysfunction or lack of libido. Sexual deviation is more controversial but includes inflicting or receiving pain w/sex or sex w/animals or children. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Premature Ejaculation (Definition)

Premature ejaculation occurs when a man has an orgasm sooner during intercourse (may occur before actual penetration) than he or his partner desires. It is often caused by anxiety, too much stimulation, guilt, ...Read more


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Does fentanyl cause sexual dysfunction?

Does fentanyl cause sexual dysfunction?

Like all opioids: Sexual dysfunction and low testosterone are well recognized adverse effects of all opioids. ...Read more

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How is male sexual dysfunction ED diagnosed?

How is male sexual dysfunction ED diagnosed?

Here are some...: Despite medical advance, all medical care today is still passive care and based on indirect evidence. So, patients bring up their concerns first and medical professionals look into patients' concern to deduce possible diagnosis. Note: Every illness is a process of lifelong making and displays itself as a pattern of full spectrum. More? To formefirst. Com/eBlogList. Html. ...Read more

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What's it mean to have male sexual dysfunction?

What's it mean to have male sexual dysfunction?

Penis not working: Usually, male sexual dysfunction refers to either 1) erectile dysfunction (ed), 2) premature ejaculation (pe), or 3) delayed ejaculation (de) or even complete ejaculatory inhibition (ei). Ed has many causes (age, medications, psychological conflict). Pe can be treated with sri antidepressants and/or topical anesthetic creams. De and ei are generally caused by medications, most notably sri's. ...Read more

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Does celexa (citalopram) cause sexual dysfunction?

Does celexa (citalopram) cause sexual dysfunction?

Yes: Celexa (citalopram) is an SSRI antidepressant and those medications can have effects on sexual function especially difficulty having an orgasm. There is some evidence that alternative med for depression (Welbutrin) may help (should be done under MD direction). Also medications for impotence may help for men and some women. See links to sexual dysfunction in men and women at uptodate. Com ...Read more

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Can Cialis lead to sexual dysfunction in the long run?

Can Cialis lead to sexual dysfunction in the long run?

Unlikely: Cialis effects wear off when you stop taking the medication. It helps men who have problems with getting or maintaining an erection. But, If the medication works it may encourage less effort on the part of the couple to use other non medication techniques to get and maintain an erection. More effective arousal techniques (visually, manually or otherwise) may also work to help erections. ...Read more

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Can anti-psychotic medication cause sexual dysfunction?

Can anti-psychotic medication cause sexual dysfunction?

Yes: Most antipsychotics have some impact on sexual function. This can manifest as decreased libido, problems obatining/maintaining erections, or anorgasmia (inability to climax). Newer antipsychotics reportedly have less impact on sexual function. ...Read more

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I am suffering from male sexual dysfunction, please help?

Need 2 see urologist: Or sex therapist or both. There are many forms of sexual dysfunction ; you live in an exellent area to find such help. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is citalopram causing me sexual dysfunction?

Can you tell me is citalopram causing me sexual dysfunction?

Yes.: Ssris of which citalopram is one, can cause sexual dysfunction. However, there are other antidepressants, snris and other atypical antidepressants have no sexual dysfunction as side effects. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between aspartame and sexual dysfunction?

Is there a connection between aspartame and sexual dysfunction?

Aspartame: An artificial sweetener, is declared to be safe & no correlations, to my knowledge, exists with sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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Can hypotension lead to sexual dysfunction in a younger female?

Can hypotension lead to sexual dysfunction in a younger female?

Not likely!: Most low blood pressure readings are asymptomatic. Drs and nurses sometimes are suprised a a low but healthy reading and will voice that to the patient, who may become concerned. I have never heard of "hypotension" as a cause, per se. Many electrolyte problems can do this. Are you on a diuretic? Other drugs treating BP issues can cause sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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Can hypotension lead to sexual dysfunction in a teenage female?

Can hypotension lead to sexual dysfunction in a teenage female?

Very, very, unlikely: I have never heard of "hypotension" as a cause. Many electrolyte problems can do this. Are you on a diuretic? ...Read more

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Can risperdal cause sexual dysfunction even after it is stopped?

Can risperdal cause sexual dysfunction even after it is stopped?

Not for long: If sexual dysfunction is related to risperdal, it should go away within a few days. ...Read more

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What are the types of sexual dysfunction in perimenopausal women?

What are the types of sexual dysfunction in perimenopausal women?

Loss of desire is mo: The most frequent dysfunctions would involve loss of sexual desire, and reduced lubrication. ...Read more

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If there is no cure for sexual dysfunction, should I just stop trying?

If there is no cure for sexual dysfunction, should I just stop trying?

NO - please don't: Sorry about your condition.

But don't stop trying. Sex may not be "normal" for you, but it doesn't mean that it can't be enjoyable. Continue to work with your gynecologist, primary care physician and possible a sex therapist to design a specific treatment plan for you.

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If I stop taking avodart (dutasteride) will my sexual dysfunction reverse?

If I stop taking avodart (dutasteride) will my sexual dysfunction reverse?

It may.: Avodart (dutasteride) can cause difficulty with the initiation and maintenance of erections, decreased libido and ejaculation problems. These side effects may go away once the medicine is stopped but sometimes persist. Discuss your concerns with your treating provider. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I stop masturbating for a couple of weeks, will it help my sexual dysfunction?

Helps some: Stopping masturbatory may or may not help with a sex difficulty. It depends on the problem and the individual. Could you ask another question and be more specific? But to try and answer without knowing more, I would say that it might help with delayed ejaculation. ...Read more