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Doctor insights on: Sexual Arousal In Women

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Is there a difference between the erections we get ourselves on our own and the erections we get from sexual arousement from women? Blood flow differ?

Is there a difference between the erections we get ourselves on our own and the erections we get from sexual arousement from women? Blood flow differ?

The level of: arousal may differ between spontaneous or self-induced erections and those experienced in response to a partner. This can change intensity, thought patterns, and subjective experience but the physiology is the same. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What medicines are used to increase sexual arousal in postmenopausal women?

What medicines are used to increase sexual arousal in postmenopausal women?

Testosterone: A small amount in cream form can be used. However, to prevent strophic vaginitis, an estrogen must be used, and with Progesterone if the uterus is intact. You should get total and free testosterone before and after treatment is started. I have treated hundreds of women in various combinations of this regimen. Only a few have quit! ...Read more

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What are treatments for sexual arousal disorder in depressed women?

What are treatments for sexual arousal disorder in depressed women?

Marriage Counseling: Sexual arousal disorders are the most difficult to treat. When you add depression it becomes even harder as most of the anti-depressants have sexual side effects. Of course there may be many causative factors, but generally, there are issues within your relationship that must be dealt with- see a sex therapist, but expect that your doctor will ask a lot of questions about your marriage. ...Read more

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How is emotion related to a womans sexual arousal?

How is emotion related to a womans sexual arousal?

The great mystery: "a woman needs a reason to have sex, a man just needs a place." simplistic, but basically true. There's no justifying, explaining or trying to understand it. If you're a man, try to be a gentleman at all times, ask what makes her happy (u can't always tell), and if it's a relationship, make it clear how important it is. If you're a woman, be quality and only accept a man who truly makes you happy. ...Read more

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How is thier emotion related to a womans sexual arousal?

How is thier emotion related to a womans sexual arousal?

Emotion = arousal: Our emotions are tied to our sexual function, especially arousal, more so in women than in men. When we're angry & frustrated w/our partner, we're less inclined to be interested in sex. When we're worried about or distracted by something, we're less interested. Men are just a bit more crude and have less of a direct connection between emotion & arousal that is more easily overridden. ...Read more

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What effect does sexual arousal have on a womans vagina?

What effect does sexual arousal have on a womans vagina?

It depends: With normal, pleasurable sexual intercourse, the vagina is stretched, becomes lubricated and engorged and if you have an orgasm then it contracts in a rhythmic pattern. ...Read more

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For the last two years unable to experience sexual arousal or a desire for sex.Not on any meds except for 100 mgs/day of lamictal. 23 yr old female.

For the last two years unable to experience sexual arousal or a desire for sex.Not on any meds except for 100 mgs/day of lamictal. 23 yr old female.

Lamictal & libido: In clinical studies, Lamictal was associated with decreased libido in a very small percentage (.1 - 1%) of patients. However, these results are hard to interpret since most were taking other medications besides lamictal. I would wonder about other reasons for your decreased interest in sex -- such as depression, perhaps. Please discuss this with your doctor so possible causes can be explored. ...Read more

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Could a virgin have persistent sexual arousal syndrome?

Could a virgin have persistent sexual arousal syndrome?

Possible,...: It is possible depending on what may be potential causes like drug use such as trazodone, or discontinuing SSRIs, or...So, seek evaluation to identify possible inducing factors so to decide what can be used to modify the individual situation by drugs or even procedures. To get all related things done correctly, follow instruction in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of persistent sexual arousal syndrome?

What are the symptoms of persistent sexual arousal syndrome?

PSAS: Involuntary genital and clitoral arousal unrelated to subjective feelings of sexual desire which persists despite one or more orgasms and which usually feels intrusive and unwanted. ...Read more

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What is Sexual Arousal Disorder and is it common or uncommon?

What is Sexual Arousal Disorder and is it common or uncommon?

ComplaintvsDisorder: Female sexual arousal disorder relate to inability to get aroused (vagina moist, nipples hard, etc) with clitoral stimulation. To be a disorder it must cause personal distress. There are several causes for an arousal disorder, but other disorders - vaginismus, anorgasmia, hyposexual desire can affect arousal. Complaints about arousal are common; however as a specific disorder it is not that common ...Read more

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Could a virgin suffer from persistent sexual arousal syndrome?

Here are some...: It's possible although its cause is most of times not readily evident. ...Read more

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Is it possible to stop sexual arousal by thinking about sinning?

Is it possible to stop sexual arousal by thinking about sinning?

Only you know: Are you talking about forever or just this weekend? Only one who can answer that is you. Many would be curious why you'd want to, but your mind is your business. Sexual arousal is hard to ignore; humans are programmed that way. The only way to stop sexual arousal completely is to eliminate the testosterone from your system (both sexes). But that's the unkindest cut of all, if you get my drift. ...Read more

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How do these sexual arousal creams work?

How do these sexual arousal creams work?

Not very well: Most of them are intended to cause a sensation of warmth by irritating the skin. Better technique and adding some lubricant would likely work as well or better. ...Read more

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Is there any way to enhance postmenopausal sexual arousal?

Is there any way to enhance postmenopausal sexual arousal?

Yes: More foreplay, mix it up..Not the same routine, have fun and take your time, also there are medicines your gyn doctor can prescribe to help. Good luck, and enjoy! ...Read more

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How to differentiate between sexual arousal and anticipatory anxiety?

How to differentiate between sexual arousal and anticipatory anxiety?

Anticipatory anxiety: is not specifically sexual in nature. We can have this prior to just about anything we do, especially if we are being evaluated for it. Feeling like we will be judged for sexual "performance" can cause anticipatory anxiety. So, they can be independent of one another or happen together. Focus on the feelings of others and it can help relieve the anxiety. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what besides sexual arousal can cause an erection?

Can anyone tell me what besides sexual arousal can cause an erection?

Full bladder: Most often first thing in the morning, especially common in pre-pubertal & young post-pubertal boys. Most males, before developing erectile dysfunction, have nocturnal erections, may or may not be related to erotic dreams. Wet dreams associated with erections may be due to build up of semen in seminal vesicles rather than eroticism. Sickle cell disease & leukemia can cause blood sludge & erection ...Read more

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How long after childbirth before you are able to get 'wet' from sexual arousal?

How long after childbirth before  you are able to get 'wet' from sexual arousal?

Soon after: Arousal can occur at any time as long as you are healthy, relaxed and in a healthy relationship. ...Read more