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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?

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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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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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 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 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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