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Doctor insights on: Medicine For Sexual Dysfunction

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Can Ayurvedic medicine help with sexual dysfunction?

Can Ayurvedic medicine help with sexual dysfunction?

Sexual dysfunction?: There r plenty of medication for sexual dysfunction. Talk to u pcp and he will be able to help u. ...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


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Are there over-the-counter drugs available for sexual dysfunction?

Are there over-the-counter drugs available for sexual dysfunction?

Sorry but no: "sexual dysfunction" is a pretty vague term which can refer to lack or loss of sex drive (libido), inability to get or stay aroused/erect, inability to orgasm (anorgasmia), and even (undesired) pain w/sexual activity. Unfortunately, there are no over-the-counter medications, herbs, or dietary supplements to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent sexual dysfunction. Instead, go see your family physician. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about Addyi (flibanserin), the new drug to treat female sexual dysfunction?

Can you tell me about Addyi (flibanserin), the new drug to treat female sexual dysfunction?

Addyi: Addyi is an oral medication used to treat decreased sexual desire not attributed to psychological or traumatic events. It is prescribed nightly and only for premenopausal women. It should NOT be taken with alcohol. ...Read more

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Does isotretenoin cause permenant sexual dysfunction , like in ability to orgasm and dryness ?? Please help as im annoyed as i read so in drug reviews

Does isotretenoin cause permenant sexual dysfunction , like in ability to orgasm and dryness ?? Please help as im annoyed as i read so in drug reviews

Here are some ...: The only way to assure if the symptoms are related with drugs is to analyze the detailed info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, and progress of the concerned Sx after drug use over time with subsequent trial of stopping the possibly blamed drug, and see how your Sx may evolve & resolve. So, work closely with the doctor for timely adjusting and refining the care. ...Read more

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Why don't doctors recognize and treat victims of post-ssri sexual dysfunction? Contrary to drug company propaganda, victims are a silenced majority.

Why don't doctors recognize and treat victims of post-ssri sexual dysfunction? Contrary to drug company propaganda, victims are a silenced majority.

Yelling at Doctors: I do not believe this is an appropriate forum for your accusations. The physicians here are here volunteering their time for free; we do not and cannot speak to the specific practice of a physician we do not know. And your accusation is not true of all physicians, including this one. ...Read more

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Is the sexual dysfunction I'm experiencing due to previous usage of risperdal and current usage of seroquel (quetiapine)? Also other psychiatric drugs. Solution?

Is the sexual dysfunction I'm experiencing due to previous usage of risperdal and current usage of seroquel (quetiapine)? Also other psychiatric drugs. Solution?

Probably not: I don't think it maybe due to previous usage of Risperdal, very unlikely it is due to Seroquel but other medications may be causing it to some degree. You should openly discuss it with your doctor, as well as ask for other options, like adding Wellbutrin or using Yohimbin, as well as other options, like Viagra, Cialis or Levitra (vardenafil). ...Read more

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Which antidepressant drug has less sexual dysfunction side effects: Effexor (venlafaxine) XR or Prozac?

Which antidepressant drug has less sexual dysfunction side effects: Effexor (venlafaxine) XR or Prozac?

Hard to say: Both agents have sexual dysfunction as potential side effects. Around 20-30% of chances. It depends on individual susceptibility and also it varies upon the dose. So the lower the dose, less the risk . In my experience however, Effexor (venlafaxine) XR would be less prone to cause it than Prozac. ...Read more

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What can you do for sexual dysfunction?

What can you  do for sexual dysfunction?

Depends on what kind: It's not really possible to answer your question without knowing what kind of sexual dysfunction you mean. Here's a link that lists lots of resources: http://www.Kinseyinstitute.Org/resources/sexlinks.Html#health. You can also go here: http://www.Aasect.Org/ to locate a professional sex therapist or sexuality counselor. ...Read more

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Someone get help here for sexual dysfunction?

Someone get help here for sexual dysfunction?

Experts make it work: If you go to an expert, the overwhelming odd are that you can be helped. If your doc says, "try some viagra (sildenafil) or androgel" with no other questions, no other evaluations, then you are not dealing with an expert. There are a wide variety of treatments beyond viagra (sildenafil). Stress can be one of the hard to treat causes, but medical issues can be identified and treated with great success. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about sexual dysfunction?

Try asking a more: Specific question about sexual dysfunction. It is a very broad topic. ...Read more

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Can panchakarma help you with sexual dysfunction?

Can panchakarma help you with sexual dysfunction?

Unrest with sex: Any program designed to root out psychosomatic stress which can lead to sexual dysfunction is worth a try. Ayurvedic medicine and panchakarma address toxins, both internal and external, which may be causing anxiety, poor sleep, disturbed appetite, unhealthy behaviors, etc. Such therapy may re-balance a psychological cause manifesting physically but not address a true physical sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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What work best to treat peyrones sexual dysfunction?

What work best to treat peyrones sexual dysfunction?

Depends on severity.: Depends on the severity of the peyronies and the sexual dysfunction. Treatments range from medications to different types of surgery. ...Read more

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What are the types of sexual dysfunction in young men?

What are the types of sexual dysfunction in young men?

Sexual dysfunction: 1. Sexual arousal (impotence or erectile dysfunction).
2. Premature ejaculation.
3. Anorgasmia.
4. Priapism. ...Read more

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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

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Can you tell me, are men more often associated with sexual dysfunction than women?

Can you tell me, are men more often associated with sexual dysfunction than women?

Performance anxiety: Yes, from what I have read men today are more prone to sexual dysfunction than women. The reason is that men are more prone to performance anxiety because of the pressure they put on themselves. ...Read more

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What is female sexual dysfunction?

Sexual issues: Sexual dysfunction means some problems like orgasm, arousal or pain 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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I need help with female sexual dysfunction?

How dysfunctional?: Is this a new problem that may be related to relationship issues or to medication side effects, or is it long-standing from an early age? Female sexual dysfunction can be of several types, including lack of interest, inability to have an orgasm alone or with a partner, vaginal dryness, and pain upon penetration. Each type would be approached differently by either a gyn or sex therapist. ...Read more

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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

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How do you define female sexual dysfunction?

Varies: Female sexual dysfunction can manifest as failure to become aroused / excited, failure to respond to stimulation after becoming aroused, and / or failure to reach orgasm. ...Read more

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How can I treat pst ssri sexual dysfunction?

How can I treat pst ssri sexual dysfunction?

Sorry: I do not know what pst is but I do know what ssri is. This is a medical issue. There are many psychotropic medications that interfere with your libido. Check with a medical doctor such as a psychiatrist and see if your medication can be changed to something that will allow your libido to function normally. ...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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What's sexual dysfunction in a 70 year old woman?

What's sexual dysfunction in a 70 year old woman?

Aging women: Aging women do continue to be sexually active. Sometimes more than they were when they were younger. The lack of estrogen causes vaginal atrophy which must be addressed in order to have vaginal intercourse. Orgasm becomes weaker or difficult to achieve also. Many times a vibrator or manual stimulation will help. ...Read more

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What is your view on sexual dysfunction therapies?

What is your view on sexual dysfunction therapies?

Experts make it work: If you go to an expert, the overwhelming odd are that you can be helped. If your doc says, "try some viagra (sildenafil) or androgel" with no other questions, no other evaluations, then you are not dealing with an expert. There are a wide variety of treatments beyond viagra (sildenafil). Stress can be one of the hard to treat causes, but medical issues can be identified and treated with great success. ...Read more

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Is sexual dysfunction related to anti-depressants?

It can be.: Some antidepressants are associated with a decrease in sexual desire or difficulty achieving orgasm. On the other hand, it's common for DEPRESSION to cause decreased libido and decreased sexual function. Welbutrin is known to have less sexual side effects than many antidepressants. But do talk with your doctor about this. Sex isn't a "frill!" It's part of a good life. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of female sexual dysfunction?

4 part definition: 1) lack or loss of desire to have sex
2) inability to become aroused or stay aroused despite interest in sex
3) inability to orgasm (anorgasmia)
4) pain during sexual relations

go see your family physician for an evaluation and treatment if any or all the above is causing you distress. Don't listen or compare yourself to friends or magazines. If you're satisfied, there's nothing wrong w/you. ...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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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