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Doctor insights on: Sexual Aversion Disorder

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Can you please list the common causes of sexual aversion disorder?

Can you please list the common causes of sexual aversion disorder?

Sexual trauma: I have worked with many people who were sexually abused as children or teens and some of them have a strong aversion to any kind of sexual relationship no matter how healthy. This aversion to normal, health sex can be helped by working with a psychologist who is trained in treated sexual trauma. There are other causes too but this is one I have seen. Be well, . ...Read more

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What are the causes of sexual aversion disorder? Is it possible to have this due to sexual abuse as a baby or toddler?

What are the causes of sexual aversion disorder? Is it possible to have this due to sexual abuse as a baby or toddler?

Doubtful: There is a "pop" notion that the inability to enjoy normal adult lovemaking is the result of "forgotten" sexual abuse and perhaps that someone should be blamed. From my own reading, this is not an evidence-based claim, and even if it were true, there's no future in turning one's mind to hate. What's happening, whether the diagnosis is real / helpful etc, best rx must be far more complicated. ...Read more

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Sexual disorders, can I cure with panchakarma?

Sexual disorders, can I cure with panchakarma?

Sexual disorders: This broad phrase makes it difficult to respond, but traditional home remedies seldom work. A combination of education, psychological counseling and communication usuall are effective. If there is a sexual counselor near you, see them. Good luck and good sex. ...Read more

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How do I know if someone has a sexual transmitted disease?

How do I know if someone has a sexual transmitted disease?

They tell you: Most often, the people need to be tested for std's and then it is really there moral and ethical obligation to tell you they have an std if you are a sexual partner of theirs. Simple clues of course could be lesions on the genitals, a foul smelling discharge, etc. But you would only suspect it, and then should avoid sex until you know what your getting yourself into. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is hypoactive sexual desire disorder?

Causes distress: Hypoactive means under active, so hypoactive sexual desire means under active sexual desire. But you decide how much is enough. What's enough for you may not be enough for someone else & vice versa. More importantly, there cannot be any disorder unless the under activity causes you distress. If you're satisfied w/your level of desire, then you're fine (although your partner might not agree). ...Read more

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What disorders always affect sexual health?

What disorders always affect sexual health?

Many...: --- poor lifestyle with overindulgence and obsession is the number one, with diabetes, iatrogenic disorders from drugs notably those for depression, diseases of nerve system, obesity, long-term use of opiate-related pain medication, etc. to follow. More on male sexual health, go to articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions.html. More? Contact me.... ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a sexual conduct disorder?

Could you explain what is a sexual conduct disorder?

Sexual conduct: Disorder is simply what it says, when someone has promiscuous sexual behavior which could harm them. Frequent unprotected sex with multiple partners dispite or purposefully knowing it is dangerous is typical. Other examples would be someone with aids practicing unprotected sex and not telling partners they have aids or a sexual addiction could also be seen as a sexual conduct disorder. ...Read more

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Is the desire to be sexually dominated by women a mental disease or mental disorder?

Is the desire to be sexually dominated by women a mental disease or mental disorder?

Sexual Dominance: If the desire causes pleasure and doesnt cause any distress or physical harm, it is normal to have such fantasies, when they are excessive and cause distress or intefere with daily functioning the dsm 4 tr does have a section for sadism and masochism. ...Read more

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Hey I wanted to ask if u could get any sexual disease or any type of disease from giving a handjob ?

Hey I wanted to ask if u could get any sexual disease or any type of disease from giving a handjob

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You could get herpes: if they had open lesions and you rubbed them. I don't know if genital warts can be transmitted this way. Otherwise, I don't think so. ...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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Hypoactive sexual desire disorder, treatment?

Hypoactive sexual desire disorder, treatment?

Assessment first: Prior to treatment, you would best served to have a medical physical and a psychological assessment to understand the cause of your hysterically. Could be bipolar disorder, past trauma, or something else. Treatment depends on which cause. Take care ...Read more

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Is e.Coli a sexually transmitted disease?

Is e.Coli a sexually transmitted disease?

No: But some women are prone to bladder infections caused by e.Coli associated with intercourse. ...Read more

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Might a sexual transmitted disease show up on a blood test?

STD: Stds do show up on blood tests--if they are tested for. Syphilis, hiv, hep, can be revealed in blood, as some herpes. The others like chlamydia and gc are done with swabs. But "routine" blood tests don't "screen" for these diseases. ...Read more

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How safe is a condom to protect against a sexual transmitted disease ?

How safe is a condom  to protect against a sexual transmitted disease ?

Helps: Condoms are very effective at preventing stds that are transmitted by fluid like gonorrhea, chlamydia, HIV and trichomoniasis. They are still helpful but less so against disease passed by skin to skin contact like herpes, hpv and syphilis. If these infections are in areas where the condoms are not covering the transmission is possible. ...Read more

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How do you know if a person has aids or any sexual disease without asking her?

How do you know if a person has aids or any sexual disease without asking her?

You can't.: Unfortunately this underscores how important it is to practice safe sex. Even in the most open and honest relationships, she may not even know if she carries certain asymptomatic stds. ...Read more