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Dr. Susan Feingold
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Female Sexual Dysfunction (Overview)

Female sexual dysfunction is a condition that can consist of insufficient vaginal lubrication response, or the inability to reach or maintain sexual arousal.


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What can cause female sexual dysfunction?

What can cause female sexual dysfunction?

Many factors: There are many factors, but i would need to have more information about what sexual dysfunction you believe you have.. There are many types of problems, such as low desire level, arousal problems, orgasm difficulties and pain disorders. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Feingold
45 doctors shared insights

Female Sexual Dysfunction (Overview)

Female sexual dysfunction is a condition that can consist of insufficient vaginal lubrication response, or the inability to reach or maintain sexual arousal.


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What are the symptoms of female sexual dysfunction?

4 part definition: 1) lack or loss of desire to have sex 2) inability to become aroused or stay aroused despite interest in sex 3) inability to orgasm (anorgasmia) 4) pain during sexual relations go see your family physician for an evaluation and treatment if any or all the above is causing you distress. Don't listen or compare yourself to friends or magazines. If you're satisfied, there's nothing wrong w/you. ...Read more

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Improving Sexual Desire (Tip)

Improving Sexual Desire

Make your partner feel sexy by often telling them how desirable they areā€”not just during sex! ...See more

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How is female sexual dysfunction diagnosed and treated?

See a Sex therapist: Female sexual dysfunction is diagnosed by an interview with a sex therapist or perhaps by your ob-gyne or pcp during an office visit. There are 4 categories of female sexual dysfunctions: hypoactive sexual desire disorder sexual arousal disorders orgasmic disorders sexual pain disorders. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor knows most about causes of female sexual dysfunction?

What kind of doctor knows most about causes of female sexual dysfunction?

Sex Therapists: Sex therapists who are highly qualified can be certified through an organization called AASECT. These professionals receive well over one hundred hours of training and supervision in their field. You can find an AASECT certified sex therapist at www.aasect.org ...Read more

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Improving Sexual Performance (Checklist)

Communicate with your partner
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Practice -- sex improves through practice and communication
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Exercise -- better body image will improve your desire
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Tantric sex or sex therapy as a treatment for female sexual dysfunction?

Both can be helpful: I would need to have more information about what the problem is, in order to direct you further. Both can be useful, depending on the problem. ...Read more

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Treating Erectile Dysfunction (Checklist)

Avoid tobacco
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Lose weight if you're overweight
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Control your blood pressure
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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