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If a female is having low sex drive and oligomenorrhea, what will be the possible treatment.Plz help?

If a female is having low sex drive and oligomenorrhea, what will be the possible treatment.Plz help?

Hormonal imbalance: You hormones are getting out of balance. Some herbs may have phytoestrogens and other compounds that may affect hormones. Check your hormones. ...Read more

Libido (Definition)

Libido is more commonly thought of as sexual desire. Still more specific definitions described libido as the free creative, or psychic energy an individual has to put toward ...Read more


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What are treatment options for someone with the mirena (levonorgestrel) and low sex drive?

What are treatment options for someone with the mirena (levonorgestrel) and low sex drive?

Hi: If your sex drive was better before Mirena (levonorgestrel) then having it removed might end up being your option. You could have hormone levels checked for DHEAS, progesterone and Testosterone. If these are off a BHRT physician might be able to mix up a cream that you would apply in the labial/clitoral area that might help. Some herbal formulations might help too. ...Read more

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Female. Had high libido between 16-18 y/o. I'm 19 now & I loss my libido. What happened to me? Is it abnormal to have low sex drive as a teen?

Female. Had high libido between 16-18 y/o. I'm 19 now & I loss my libido. What happened to me? Is it abnormal to have low sex drive as a teen?

Could be due to: age, your partner or just normal aging process. Getting older and maturing might be calming you down. Its very hard to say. People's idea of low and high vary too. What is high for you sex every night? and low is now sex once a week, which might be perfectly normal. Try not to panic and accept yourself for who you are and find a partner who does too. Good luck. See a counselor for information ide ...Read more

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Can stress be the cause of me feeling tired, losing interest of things i had a lot of interest in, low sex drive, sadness, and loss of motivation?

Can stress be the cause of me feeling tired, losing interest of things i had a lot of interest in, low sex drive, sadness, and loss of motivation?

Stress & depression: You list here several of the main symptoms of major depressive disorder. Life stresses can certainly trigger depressive episodes -- but you also need to see your primary care doctor to investigate for any other illnesses that can look like depression, but aren't. Depression is certainly treatable with a combination of psychotherapy and possibly medications if necessary. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Can rough masturbation cause penile nerve damage and symptoms include loss of penile senstivity and feeling low sex drive and libido how to cure this?

Can rough masturbation cause penile nerve damage and symptoms include loss of penile senstivity and feeling low sex drive and libido how to cure this?

Rough masturbation: NazirM ~ rough -housing an organ, so delicate, useful and architecturally perfect for function causes unnecessary pain and swelling only. Such a pity to disrespect something that if treated with tender circumspection, could possibly deliver a life time of contentment! Be kind to your penis! You will need it every day of your life, I promise ! :-))) ...Read more

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Using mirena (levonorgestrel). Noticed no period in 45 days, bad acne. Low sex drive, & agitation, some loss of hair. Should i see my doctor or is this normal?

Check with Doctor: I have seen many patients that develop acne after starting with mirena (levonorgestrel). It can be caused by a flux in hormones that occurs with mirena (levonorgestrel). Hormone related acne can be treated with anti-androgenic medications like spironolactone. The other side effects can be associated with mirena (levonorgestrel), but as with any new medication, if you are experiencing adverse side effects, it is best to contact your prescribing dr. ...Read more

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My wife has a very low sex drive, what are the remedies please?

My wife has a very low sex drive, what are the remedies please?

Your wife: Your wife may need an evaluation with her physician. Many causes can contribute to low sexual interest, including medical illnesses such as depression. Appropriate treatment depends on the cause -- so i really can't tell you what "remedies." if this is a problem for her, please encourage her to see her physician about it. ...Read more

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My husband is 30 and he has no sex drive what can we do to get it back does he need meds or a home remedy its putting a strain on our marriage?

My husband is 30 and he has no sex drive  what can we do to get it back does he need meds or a home remedy  its putting a strain on our marriage?

Medical or Emotional: Our drive for sex can be affected by many different things, both biological and emotional. I would first recommend a full physical (with blood work etc.) from a physician. It may help determine if there is something physiologically going on. Other issues that may impact sex drive are anxiety, depression, past trauma, self-esteem, etc. - all issues often best explored in psychotherapy. ...Read more

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What can cause low sex drive in women?

What can cause low sex drive in women?

Sex drive in F: It can be decreased by organic or psychogenic, organic could be from hypothyroidism, or adrenal gland or pituitary galnd insuffeciency, or estrogen hormone defeciency, psychological from depression or secondary to medication like antidepressive meds as ssri and other medications are culprits too. ...Read more

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How do you treat low sex drive at age 39?

How do you treat low sex drive at age 39?

Health, Meds, Psych: Low sexual desire is one of the more difficult disorders to treat.First, you should have your hormone levels checked. Also, have a doc take a look at your general health, medical conditions & medications you may be taking as they can have effect, also.If all that checks out, you might consider seeing a certified sex therapist who can help you look at your history and relationship factors for clues ...Read more

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What can I do for low sex drive at age 19?

What can I do for low sex drive at age 19?

Care for yourself: It is unusual to have a low sex drive at age 19, but not unheard of. Take good physical care of yourself. Eat well, cut alcohol and drugs. Sometimes when people don't feel good about the way their bodies look they won't have much of a sex drive. Medication can play a role. Talk to your doctor about it. Care for yourself emotionally. Age 19 is a great time to establish good habits. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can I do or take for a low sex drive....I am 34?

What can I do or take for a low sex drive....I am 34?

Female low libido: I would first recommend an appointment with the gynecologist to be checked out for physical causes and hormonal causes of low libido. Depression should also be ruled out. If the symptoms persist, there are specialized female sexual clinics in most large cities and university centers that specialize in low libido in women. This is a very underutilized subspecialty. Sex therapy may play a big role. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a man just naturally have a low sex drive?

Please tell me, could a man just naturally have a low sex drive?

Sure: I'm assuming we're talking about men with physical evidence of normal masculinization -- the secondary sex characteristics. A few % of us guys don't care enough about that stuff to seek out relationships or even casual experience. An even smaller percent don't get excited even from thinking or seeing erotic images. And there are men with low testosterone. Most guys like being whoever they are. ...Read more

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What to do if I have low sex-drive and I'm not sure what to do about it. help?

What to do if I have low sex-drive and I'm not sure what to do about it. help?

See a doctor: You need a proper evaluation to include a good history and examination, followed by possible testing. Then you can both sit down and come up with a treatment plan. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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Can fludrocortisone cause a low sex drive?

Can fludrocortisone cause a low sex drive?

No: But the reason one is prescribed this medication may. It is a mineralicorticoid. Although it is a steroid it is not sex steroid and thus would not affect sexual drive. But the conditions we use it to treat (adrenal insufficiency, orthostatic hypotension) may be a reason for low sex drive, esp adrenal insufficiency). Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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I'm a woman with a low sex drive. Any hope?

I'm a woman with a low sex drive. Any hope?

Yes, lots!: Evaluation for women w/low libido or sex drive is similar to men. Look at stress (relationship, money, work, family, friends, etc), health (diabetes, high cholesterol/blood pressure, heart disease, menopause (well, that's different)), medications, substance use (tobacco, alcohol & illicit stuff), and finally low testosterone. Assuming everything else checks out, consider a trial of testosterone. ...Read more

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How can high prolactin cause low sex drive?

How can  high prolactin cause low sex drive?

Lowers hormones: High levels of prolactin suppresses the hormones combing from the hypothalamus of the brain and pituitary gland that control the testis and ovary. This is in turn lowers the amount of sex hormones that are produced (estrogen and testosterone). In some people, these lower levels reduce sex drive. ...Read more

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Does having an abortion cause a low sex drive?

Does having an abortion cause a low sex drive?

Not Necessarily: There is not a consistent link between abortion and sex drive. However, abortion could be related to other stressful circumstances, and the presence of stress, anxiety, or depression could cause decreased sexual desire. ...Read more

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Sexual Drive (Definition)

Sexual drive, often referred to as libido, means sexual desire. The amount of desire that a person has on a consistent basis is referred ...Read more