Top
10
Doctor insights on: Hydrochlorothiazide And Sexual Dysfunction

Share
1

1
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


2

2
How is male sexual dysfunction ED diagnosed?

How is male sexual dysfunction ED diagnosed?

Can't get or keep: The penis firm to achieve satisfactory intercourse with the partner. There are many causes; certain disease that affect the neurologic aspects of normal erectile function, or that affect the vascular aspects, or some medications for such problems as hypertension. Fatigue, stresses, problems in the relationship are all common causes. After the pcp, urologist would be the specialist next. ...Read more

3

3
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

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
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

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
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

See 2 more doctor answers
6

6
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

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
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

8

8
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

9

9
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

10

10
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

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
376 doctors shared insights

Hydrochlorothiazide (Definition)

This is a diuretic often used to treat high blood pressure. It can be used alone or often in combination with ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
287 doctors shared insights

Hctz (Definition)

HCTZ is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more