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Can male masturbation cause sexual dysfunction?

Can male masturbation cause sexual dysfunction?

No: I'm not aware of any problems, unless you are too agressive and injury your penis. There is a refractory period after orgasm such that you may not be able to perform for some hours afterward. This refractory period gets longer with age, but masturbation help keep the system functioning. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Feingold
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Female Sexual Dysfunction (Definition)

Female sexual dysfunction can result from a variety of medical and psychological issues, including menopause, which may cause vaginal atrophy from a lack of estrogen and other medical conditions. Psychologically there may also be a variety of causes from childhood trauma to prior experience with lack of trust or even feeling unattractive. You may want to ask ...Read more


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Same causes for male and female sexual dysfunction?

Same causes for male and female sexual dysfunction?

There are many!: Hormonal, mood disorder, feeling unappreciated, anger, medications (aka Prozac (fluoxetine) type drugs). In men, metabolic sundrome related problems effect libido, as does smoking, adversely. ...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 sort of disorder is female sexual dysfunction?

What sort of disorder is female sexual dysfunction?

A very complex one: Fsd is a condition that is difficult to assess and even define. It can be due to one or many interacting causes. Treatment often involves mulltiple approaches including education, counseling, occasionally medication, etc. ...Read more

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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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Suggest medications for sexual arousal and erectile dysfunction?

Suggest medications for sexual arousal and erectile dysfunction?

There are many: Be wary of over the counter herbal medications For the most part they can be harmful or a waste of time. At your age taking into account you have no other medical problems ,can be helped talking to a psychologist skilled in helping men with this problem. When having sex your need to feel secure, relaxed, have a pleasing & willing partner and don't be in a hurry. Keep your mind away from worry. ...Read more

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How can sex therapy treat female sexual arousal disorder at 75?

How can sex therapy treat female sexual arousal disorder at 75?

Arousal Disorder: It happens that arousal is the most difficult problem to treat in sex therapy. Your therapist will likely explore your past history, beliefs and upbringing. Your therapist may also take a good look at your relationship and any lingering issues which might be getting in the way. ...Read more

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Intrinsadoes intrinsa can cure female sexual dysfunction?

Maybe: Sexual functioning is complex, and can be affected by numerous physiological and psychological factors. Your physician (primary care or obgyn) can help determine the cause and present treatment options. Testosterone levels are known to correlate with libido in both men and women, and some women's sex drives will increase with testosterone therapy. Discuss w/ your doc. ...Read more

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Does Psychological trauma due to distressing sexual experience causes erectile dysfunction? i have ED from 10 months after failed in sexual experience

Does Psychological trauma due to distressing
sexual experience causes erectile dysfunction? i have ED from 10 months after failed in sexual experience

It can: Yes, it can contribute but you should first see your doctor to rule out medical causes of ED, then address it's psychological consequences. Many medical conditions can be otherwise asymptomatic and yet cause ED as can many medications. You can most certainly be treated and regain normal sexual functioning along with return of your confidence. ...Read more

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Would female Viagra (sildenafil) help with sexual dysfunction caused by antidepressants ?

Would female Viagra (sildenafil) help with sexual dysfunction caused by antidepressants ?

Yes and no: I assume you are asking about the use of Viagra (sildenafil) for women with sexual dysfunctions caused by antidepressants. It might work, but the typical problems from antidepressants are normally not about the blood flow to the clitoris. They are lack of desire and inability to climax. For this, other medications might work better. Sorry I am limited in numbers of words for the answer. Talk to your doctor or ...Read more

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Sexual problems involving uncontrollable erections?

Sexual problems involving uncontrollable erections?

Normal: It means that you a normal young male guy. If you don't have these then you should check your testosterone levels. ...Read more

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Can cystitis cause urthera bleeding? Female, 17 , not sexual activity,have chronic cystitis, endometriosis,adenomyosis

Can cystitis cause urthera bleeding? Female, 17 , not sexual activity,have chronic cystitis, endometriosis,adenomyosis

Here are some ...: I would not seek online guessing for your current concern. Instead, collect & bring the detailed symptoms stressing the quality, quantity, and sequence of events of all symptoms and their potentially related discomforts over time to Dox for review & analysis + proper physical exams + tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx / care / counseling... ...Read more

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What's the outcome of female sexual dysfunction?

Relationship failure: Female sexual dysfunction can be treated if a physical cause is determined by a gyn. If it is a psychological issue then psychotherapy is also helpful. Sexual expression is a barometer of the status and overall quality of a relationship and its' communication between the individuals. Relationship failures often ensue if not treated. ...Read more

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Are there any viable treatments for post-ssri sexual dysfunction pssd (including genital anesthesia + ejaculatory anhedonia) persisting several years?

Are there any viable treatments for post-ssri sexual dysfunction pssd (including genital anesthesia + ejaculatory anhedonia) persisting several years?

Beyond my scope: Sorry i can't answer your question since it's beyond my scope of practice. I have referred your question to specialists who should be able to help you. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes sexual inhibition in men vs women?

What causes sexual inhibition in men vs women?

A number of things: It may be caused by a person's upbringing and the values or parenting style of the mother and father. Emotional or sexual abuse or other life experiences may also cause inhibition. Someone who is interested in overcoming sexual inhibitions may find it helpful to see a counselor or therapist who specializes in that area. ...Read more

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Could prostatitis cause sexual dysfunction?

Could prostatitis cause sexual dysfunction?

Potential pain and: Distraction can interfere w/sexual response. Please see a urologist for treatment for both your prostatitis and ed. 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


Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more