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Issues with lack of pleasure during sex?

Issues with lack of pleasure during sex?

Which?: It is ok to be shy. The psychiatrist with whom you make an app't. Will be very understanding. Yes, I do think this is a good place to start.
And when? Good, you deserve it. ...Read more

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Issues with pains/lack of pleasure during sex?

Issues with pains/lack of pleasure during sex?

Many!: Casual sex is not usually pleasurable for most women. I believe this is the biggest factor. If you are married or in a committed relationship, many hormonal factors exist. Talk to your pcp, ob/gyn specialast, and psychiatrist, in that order. ...Read more

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What are the reasons behind the lack of pleasure during sex for women?

What are the reasons behind the lack of pleasure during sex for women?

Oneriness: Hi, now that I have your attention, this is a complex matter and should be treated in a caring manner. Trouble is we are going to have to make sure we cover both the physical-your gyn, and the even more complex, perhaps. Yup, a psychiatrist may; I say may, be a godsend. ...Read more

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Is his penis size causing lack of pleasure during sex?

Is his penis size causing lack of pleasure during sex?

Phallus size: From a female perspective, it's not the size that matters. ...Read more

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Is my penis size causing lack of her pleasure during sex?

Is my penis size causing lack of her pleasure during sex?

Absolutely!!!!!: Too big, huh?

Now that I have your attention, absolutely zip. A meaningful, sincere consultation for the 2 of you with a knowledgeable sex therapist would be a caring start.
Hey, that's what I'm here for. ...Read more

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I am experiencing fatigue, appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite), mood swings, sadness, irritability, feeling depressed (quality: feelings of worthlessness), loss of sex drive, lack of pleasure, difficulty staying awake during day, feeling anxio

I am experiencing fatigue, appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite), mood swings, sadness, irritability, feeling depressed (quality: feelings of worthlessness), loss of sex drive, lack of pleasure, difficulty staying awake during day, feeling anxio

Physical & emotional: Symptoms can go hand in hand. Both need to be addressed. Please start w/a visit to your family doctor and then follow up w/some therapy from a clinical psychologist. Whatever is bothering you needs to be coped w/better. As we adjust to life issues it can get much better. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could overeating be because of a lack of pleasure elsewhere?

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Could overeating be because of a lack of pleasure elsewhere?

Overeating: Among other reasons, it could be a way to fill a void or emptiness. ...Read more

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Staying erect and still she has lack of pleasure?

Staying erect and still she has lack of pleasure?

Need more info: Question is vague. Are you asking about why a female is not enjoying sex with her partner who is able to maintain an erection?
Enjoyable sex depends on a myriad of factors and the physicality of the sex act is just part of the whole experience. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: lack of pleasure?

What is the definition or description of: lack of pleasure?

Anhedonia: Anhedonia, or lack of sense of pleasure often refers to the absence of getting joy or satisfaction out of things or activities most people enjoy. People sometimes describe this as the "blah's". It is commonly associated with depression and can be one of the later symptoms to respond to medication or psychotherapy, but can also be associated with neurological or schizophrenic syndromes. ...Read more

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It, will the effect transfer to my partner, resulting in lack of pleasure for her?

It, will the effect transfer to my partner, resulting in lack of pleasure for her?

(drop ''it) no, yes: You seem caring but tongue tied.
Relax. Will you consult your doctor tomorrow for an appropriate referral? But you said you wanted to stop ''the effect''.
Oh, I see. Well the afternoon is ok this one time, tiger. ...Read more

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Staying erect after ejaculating + lack of pleasure?

Staying erect after ejaculating + lack of pleasure?

Unsure of question: I'm not sure of your question. If you do not lose your erection after ejaculation will you experience lack of pleasure?
Erections that are unwanted painful and lasting hours need urgent medical attention. ...Read more

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Could overeating be because of a lack of pleasure or excitement?

Could overeating be because of a lack of pleasure or excitement?

Yes: Some people will use food as a way of coping with emotional difficulties, including feelings of depression. Since depression is often accompanied by a lack of enjoyment or satisfaction, it is not uncommon that issues related to food can be part of the picture. ...Read more

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Staying hard after ejaculating + lack of pleasure?

Staying hard after ejaculating + lack of pleasure?

It depends.: This depends on the individual. This may be because of too much stress. It might be from a medical condition, like diabetes type ii, or low testosterone. This may need counseling, like with a psychiatrist or urologist. Self help and supervised group therapy can also help. ...Read more

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Trouble staying hard after ejaculating + lack of pleasure = ed?

Normal: You're not supposed to be hard after ejaculating. That's the resolution phase. You need to wait some time (maybe even an hour or two) before going again. ...Read more

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Lack of pleasure and enjoyment in life, and antidepressants are keeping me stable/need for life?

Lack of pleasure and enjoyment in life, and antidepressants are keeping me stable/need for life?

Talk to your doc!: Antidepressants are supposed to help improve your (depressed) mood. However, some may also blunt your ability to enjoy life, although this might also be construed as inadequately treated depression. Regardless, the key is to talk to your doc, the one who made the diagnosis & wrote your prescription. Tell him/her what's going on so that s/he can decide to either incr your dose or switch your med. ...Read more

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Lack of pleasure and enjoyment in life, and antidepressants are keeping me stable, what shall I do?

Stay the course: The goal in treating depression is to return to normal. You don't want to just be better, you want to be well. Antidepressants should be continued for at least 9 months after all symptoms have resolved. The decision to continue or not continue antidepressants should then be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a lack of pleasure in my life, usually acompanied by complete apathy at all times. Some advice?

Seek treatment: These are symptoms of depression which is a serious but treatable medical problem. These symptoms will not go away on their own and can worsen without treatment. Treatment often involves the combination of medication for depression and therapy. Consult with your doctor about treatment options. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lack of pleasure. The following also describes me: Poor concentration. What should I do?

Get seen: The inability to enjoy the things in life that should give you pleasure is "anhedonia" and is always unhealthy. You owe it to yourself and those around you to talk with someone about insight and/or medication. If abuse by someone close to you, or some superstitious ideas keeping you from healthy fun, are the problem, your physician can help. ...Read more

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I am not feeling pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable and lack emotional feelings. Which doctor to see?

I am not feeling pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable and lack emotional feelings. Which doctor to see?

First:: See your family or general practice doc first. Get a check up and be sure you don't have anything physically wrong that could be causing your symptoms, like thyroid hormone problems, or anemia. If all is okay, your doc can prescribe initial treatment for your problem, if it has been going on for over a few weeks. Or you may be referred to a psychologist and/or psychiatrist for additional therap ...Read more

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Lose temper, feeling no pleasure with daily work, lack of motivation. Why?

Lose temper, feeling no pleasure with daily work, lack of motivation. Why?

Depression: Depression is extremely common and often manifests as losing one's temper easily and loss of pleasure with one's usually enjoyed activities. Of course, there are many other causes of these issues including both mental and physical ailments. Go see your primary doctor and discuss it with them. ...Read more

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If depressed, will the effect transfer to my partner, resulting in lack of pleasure for her?

If depressed, will the effect transfer to my partner, resulting in lack of pleasure for her?

Very likely: It is hard to see someone you care about being depressed. The family member may feel helpless about inability to get the loved one out of depression. The family member may also feel guilty about enjoying things that he/she likes to do, so losing the pleasure of doing things that he/she used to enjoy. ...Read more

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What causes apathy and lack of pleasure? This has been going on for 3 years. I used to be very bubbly, outgoing, loving and happy. Will it go away?

Possible depression;: Inability to enjoy the things you usually enjoy and not being motivated to do anything can both be symptoms of depression, especially if accompanied by feelings of sadness, guilt or worthlessness and changes in how much you are eating and sleeping. If that is the case for you I would consult a mental health professional. Both psychiatric medication and psychotherapy can help alleviate depression. ...Read more

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What are the reasons behind the lack of pleasure during sexual intercourse for men?

What are the reasons behind the lack of pleasure during sexual intercourse for men?

A number: Could b several causes but one common one is clinical depression. Depressed individuals aren't sad or blue--they experience an absence of feelings. Need to have a good medical/psychological work up. ...Read more

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What are the reasons behind the lack of pleasure during sexual intercourse for women?

Emotion and hormones: Casual sex is not usually pleasurable for most women. I blieve this is the biggest factor. Many hormonal factors exist. Talk to your pcp, ob/gyn specialast, and psychiatrist, in that order. ...Read more

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Lack of sensation in penis head I have been to urologist he said nothing is wrong. Still I feel no pleasure while rubbing my glans it was fine before.

Lack of sensation in penis head I have been to urologist he said nothing is wrong. Still I feel no pleasure while rubbing my glans it was fine before.

Riding bikes?: You may have a pudendal neuropathy. This is caused by prolonged bike riding. Siting on a bike saddle for a long time places pressure against the pudendal nerve which can reduce sensation in the glans penis. If you ride bikes, use a softer seat or stop all together. You may also try using over the counter magnesium oxide 250 mg taken at bed. This may help in about 4-6 weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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How common is it for a male genital to lack sensations of pleasure lasting since an emergency operation was performed to save a testicle from a knotte?

How common is it for a male genital to lack sensations of pleasure lasting since an emergency operation was performed to save a testicle from a knotte?

Here are some...: Apparently, you had surgical fixation for testicular torsion, which very unlikely affect the duration of sexual pleasure, at least, I have never heard it in my >46-year study and >37-yr practice in urology. For more specifics in sexual function and life, go to articles in http://formefirst. Com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions. Html & http://formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html. More? Contact me & I can help. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lack of pleasure, motivation and hopelessness. Diagnosed with BD2 & ADHD. List of meds provided. Looking for psychiatrist. Advice?

I am experiencing lack of pleasure, motivation and hopelessness. Diagnosed with BD2 & ADHD. List of meds provided. Looking for psychiatrist. Advice?

Treatment Team: HI JayE621,

Are you working with an individual therapist in conjunction to seeking a psychiatrist? The reason I ask is, it's important identify maladaptive behaviors and to find healthy coping mechanisms to begin practicing to help reduce your symptomology listed. Do you think your symptoms are a side effect of the medication your are taking? ...Read more

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I am experiencing feeling depressed (quality: feelings of despair, feelings of worthlessness) and feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress). The following also describe me: Sadness, Mood swings, Lack of pleasure, Insomnia, and Apathy. What sh

I am experiencing feeling depressed (quality: feelings of despair, feelings of worthlessness) and feeling anxious (worsened by: psychological stress). The following also describe me: Sadness, Mood swings, Lack of pleasure, Insomnia, and Apathy. What sh

You need: Professional help, see a psychiatrist for evaluation, you can use HealthTap as a start, but ultimately, if you need medications, you will need to see a psychiatrist in person, good luck ...Read more

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I am not able to concentrate on my work properly I spend a lot of money and I lack satisfaction?

See a pshchiatrist: It sounds like you need a correct diagnosis then appropriate medication. It is unclear without a complete history and physical what is going on. It may be more than one thing. Please seek good help. ...Read more

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I haven't felt pleasure during sex or ejaculating in years.

I haven't felt pleasure during sex or ejaculating in years.

No pleasure: W/sex can be from a variety of sources. Please see your doc and ask about the side effect of any medications you are on. Are you depressed and perhaps do not know? A mental health pro can help you sort that out. Your doc can rule out/identify possible medical conditions. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does having a hard foreskin affect sex pleasure?? will I be able to satisfy my wife? Will it hurt during sex????

Does having a hard foreskin affect sex pleasure?? will I be able to satisfy my wife? Will it hurt during sex????

Hard foreskin: Hard foreskin shouldn't affect you or your partner during sexual relations but should be evaluated by a physician to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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I am 25 male and during sex I cannot feel as much pleasure as I used to and I find it very hard to reach my orgasm?

I am 25 male and during sex I cannot feel as much pleasure as I used to and I find it very hard to reach my orgasm?

Taking SSRI?: Has anything changed that roughly coincides with the change in sexual sensitivity and ability to reach orgasm? If you are taking an ssri, that would explain the change. It could also be related to other medications or to some change in your relationship with your partner. ...Read more

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Why don't I feel any pleasure during sex? I only feel pleasure during clitorial stimulation but not during sex. Is there something wrong with me?

Why don't I feel any pleasure during sex? I only feel pleasure during clitorial stimulation but not during sex. Is there something wrong with me?

Mood/relationship: Often, low mood flattens sexual desire, while physical arousal is still possible. A partner who is taken for granted or has a limited sexual repertoire may also contribute. ...Read more

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Sex I have been masturbating since 15 years. ... I think it has affected my way of making love because I come very fast and sometimes my wife does not feel much pleasure. .. There is nothing I can take pills or something. .

Sex I have been masturbating since 15 years. ... I think it has affected my way of making love because I come very fast and sometimes my wife does not feel much pleasure. .. There is nothing I can take pills or something. .

It: It is unlikely that your masturbation is causing you to reach orgasm more quickly than you would otherwise. One thing you might try to improve your endurance is to reduce your sensitivity by wearing a condom. It might also be helpful to spend more time on foreplay.

There are physicians who specialize in sexual therapy who might provide additional information. ...Read more

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Could a girl have sex and not feel pleasure?

Could a girl have sex and not feel pleasure?

Bad secrets: Yes. This is very common. Oftentimes penetration alone will not stimulate the clitoris enough to cause orgasm. Many women find they have to add this stimulation to their sexual play or involve their partners in this activity. I often recommend getting a good guidebook to sex to learn what the norms are. I like to start with "the joy of sex". ...Read more

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What to do if I don't feel pleasure during sex?

What to do if I don't feel pleasure during sex?

Try to determine why: There are many reasons
why sex may not be enjoyable. 1 reason may be that a female simply is not yet emotionally ready for sexual activity. 2nd reason could be that one feels dirty or guilty (this may be especially so if one has religious prohibitions). 3rd reason is STRESS. If your mind is on other things it can be hard to relax & to be spontaneous. A 4th (& really BIG reason) is a relationship ...Read more

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I can not feel any pleasure during sex, what seems the be the problem?

I can not feel any pleasure during sex, what seems the be the problem?

Sex at 17: Your info indicates you're only 17 years old. Sex at that age is likely to be accompanied by all kinds of anxieties which can affect how you experience intercourse. For instance, it can be hard to become naturally lubricated enough to enjoy intercourse, and if not it can be painful -- certainly interfering with pleasure. Please talk with your doctor about this, and about sex in general. ...Read more

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