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What to do if his lack of libido is destroying us,,tostran gel?

What to do if his lack of libido is destroying us,,tostran gel?

Is it chicken or egg: I'm not trying to be rude but just asking a question: is his lack of libido destroying your relationship or is your relationship destroying his libido? After all, sex drive is dependent upon a strong bond or relationship btwn two people. Sure, you can hook up after just meeting but that's b/c there's no time for negativity to build, unlike in a relationship. See other Q&A's re loss of libido. ...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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How can I improve my libido, experiencing lack of sexual desire. I have CKD?

How can I improve my libido, experiencing lack of sexual desire. I have CKD?

Libido: CKD requires assessment for anemia and regular follow up care. Low libido can also be assessed with a testosterone thyroid hormonal test as well relationship review. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what could cause lack of emotion and libido? Are they related?

Can anyone tell me what could cause lack of emotion and libido? Are they related?

Depression: Depression is one possible cause of lack of emotion and low libido -- and yes, they are related in depression. Loss of interest in activities you previously enjoyed (like sex, for most people) can be one symptom of depression. There are other possible causes of these symptoms also. Please see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Lack of testerone cause decreased libido? what if we take testerone do it increase size of libido and cure ED?

Lack of testerone cause decreased libido? what if we take testerone do it increase size of libido and cure ED?

Depends on cause: Testosterone will improve libido if the cause in the first place was a hormonal deficiency. However, there are other reasons for both loss of libido and ED. In order to know whether testosterone is a good choice of intervention one must decide what the cause may be. ...Read more

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Hello docs! can you tell me what could cause lack of emotion and libido?

Hello docs! can you tell me what could cause lack of emotion and libido?

Depression: Depression is one possible cause of lack of emotion and low libido -- there are others also. Please see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there a nti depressant ithout the lack of libido side effect . at he moment im taking 20 mg citilopram and have been for aprox 5 years ?

Is there a nti depressant ithout the lack of libido side effect . at he moment im taking 20 mg citilopram and have been for aprox 5 years ?

Chat w/ur Family Doc: Chat w/your prescribing doc, whether Family Doc or Psychiatrist. Tell him/her your concerns - in truth, we should be asking your about potential side effects. Big problem is that sexual side effects are a class effect of SSRIs antidepressants like Citalopram. It's a matter of finding the one that works best for you. Ask about switching to Bupropion which should be less an issue. Maybe vortioxetine ...Read more

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I have a problem ejaculating when having sex. Is it fatigue or lack of libido?

I have a problem ejaculating  when having sex. Is it fatigue  or lack  of libido?

ED causes: Many causes including: performance anxiety, decreased testosterone, depression or anxiety disorders, or medical problems. The chronology of onset of the problem would help establish cause, ie, started after medication was introduced, or after depression. Sensate focus or even one of the cialis-like meds can help with performance anxiety. Testosterone checked via blood test. Have doc review meds. ...Read more

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In case of supplementation with testosterone for a lack of libido, after how many time do I have to see a change or result ? Very quickly ?

In case of supplementation with testosterone for a lack of libido, after how many time do I have to see a change or result ? Very quickly ?

Testosterone: The treatment of hormonal deficiency may take weeks or months to show results. Continue administering the daily dose consistently to observe if experiencing side effects with it. Sometimes you will need to have the dose increased to see any effect. ...Read more

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I have a complex ovarian cyst. Could this be the cause of my lack of libido?

I have a complex ovarian cyst. Could this be the cause of my lack of libido?

Typically no: Ovarian cysts are not usually linked to a low sex drive. Complex cysts should be evaluated by an Obgyn to determine if surgical treatment is warranted. ...Read more

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What could cause really vivid dreams every night being able to remember everything every night. lack of appetite and libido?

What could cause really vivid dreams every night being able to remember everything every night. lack of appetite and libido?

Have you done a: sleep study? Sounds like you are not getting enough deep sleep rest. If true, you are staying too close to REM sleep, which robs you of enough rest to deal with the day after. You would have too much awareness proximity to dreaming, hence the vivid recall. This condition can be caused by depression, anxiety/manic states, nutritional toxicity, etc. See a doc. ...Read more

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Estrogen pessary and progesterone cream, can both be used together to alleviate menopausal dryness and lack of libido? Or is it dangerous combination?

Estrogen pessary and progesterone cream, can both be used together to alleviate menopausal dryness and lack of libido? Or is it dangerous combination?

D/w doctor: Vaginal estrogen cream is usually the treatment of choice for women who have only vaginal dryness, if other symptoms occur then systemic hormones with estrogen and progesterone- ( only if uterus is still intact)- are used. A pessary is a device insterted in the vaginal to hold up a bladder or tissue that has fallen down and it does not have any hormones. Women with multiple childbirths may need. ...Read more

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Doctor, I have had fatigue and lack of libido. I also lift weights a lot and see no results. Here is a hormone panel i had done. What do you see?

Don't see anything: You didn't submit any information to evaluate. Have you been taking anabolic steroids? If so, it could account for your problem. Can't help you without more information. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Does the trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill cause lack of libido?

Does the trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill cause lack of libido?

Although I was: Not able to find loss of libido as a specific side effect of trinessa, (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) it can cause depression ; fatigue. Decreased libido could be assumed to be possible in the context of depression or fatigue. ...Read more

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My primary doctor diagnosed me with Low T . Im 35. Level is 249. I have low libido, depression, lack of energy. All for my whole life. Is TRT right for me? He prescribed me 1 packet of androgel per day.

My primary doctor diagnosed me with Low T .  Im 35.  Level is 249.  I have low libido, depression, lack of energy.  All for my whole life.  Is TRT right for me?  He prescribed me 1 packet of androgel per day.

Controversial: Testosterone replacement is controversial. While it can be yery helpful and appropriate for patients with true hypogonadism, it is often overprescribed and has some serious potential risks, including heart disease, and possibly cancer. Make sure total testosterone was measured properly - early am fasting without activity, and see someone who specializes in hypogonadism. transdermal T is safer. ...Read more

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Could I have ms? I have severe depression, constantly tired, lack of libido and a tingling sensation in my hands and feet.

Could I have ms? I have  severe depression, constantly tired,  lack of libido and a tingling sensation in my hands and feet.

Depression: Your symptoms are not classical presentation of multiple sclerosis, yet they warrant medical attention to find the cause and establish treatment. Depression can cause your lack of stamina and decreased libido. Vitamin deficiencies may also cause hand numbness. Check with your physician for proper testing. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Irritable , moody , so stressed , no energy , lack of concentration and focus , low libido poor sleep , always hungry thirsty , ( Low Serotonin ? )

Irritable , moody ,  so stressed , no energy , lack of concentration and focus ,  low libido poor sleep , always hungry thirsty , ( Low Serotonin ? )

Start with: screening labs for thyroid and diabetes but it sounds like you would benefit from lifestyle changes such as improved sleep hygiene, nutritionally dense meals, yoga, walking, sunlight, and vitamin supplementation to help balance neurotransmitters. There are pharmaceutical options as well. Please seek evaluation by your health care provider. ...Read more

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What type of birth control should I use? I've tried a bunch of different birth control pills and i've experienced bad side effects. Lack of libido, acne, depression, and yeast infections. Is there a reliable non-hormonal type of birth control? I've had 2

What type of birth control should I use? I've tried a bunch of different birth control pills and i've experienced bad side effects. Lack of libido, acne, depression, and yeast infections. Is there a reliable non-hormonal type of birth control? I've had 2

Non chemical: There are multiple non-pharmacological options, ranging from extreme measures (abstinence, tubal ligation) to more "light" (and however unequally effective or reliable) like condoms or time-based calculations...Usually a combination of them will provide some degree of reliable anti conception. Consult your gyn dr. ...Read more

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