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Sexual Difficulty (Overview)

Sexual difficulty is a symptom in which a person has trouble doing sexual activities, such as becoming aroused or having a climax (orgasm). Difficulties can also include pain, discomfort, or anxiety during sexual activities. Causes can be psychological, physical, or both.


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What age does average man start having sexual difficulty?

What age does average man start having sexual difficulty?

Any time of life: Most cases of sexual difficulty in men involve poor libido, erectile dysfunction or difficulty reaching orgasm. While it is more common in men over 40, younger men can develop the same difficulties but in those cases, it is usually due to psychological reasons, rather than physiologic. In all cases, treatment is available and is very effective. ...Read more

Sexual Difficulty (Overview)

Sexual difficulty is a symptom in which a person has trouble doing sexual activities, such as becoming aroused or having a climax (orgasm). Difficulties can also include pain, discomfort, or anxiety during sexual activities. Causes can be psychological, physical, or both.


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I have been getting thrush ever since I have started been sexual active. I have tried everything to get rid of the problem but don't know?

I have been getting thrush ever since I have started been sexual active. I have tried everything to get rid of the problem but don't know?

Why thrush?: Thrush (a candida infection in the mouth) is uncommon in healthy adults and can be a sign of a weakened immune system. Conditions associated with thrush include diabetes, hiv, antibiotic use, and corticosteroid use. A visit to the doctor should determine the cause of the thrush. ...Read more

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What age does average man start having sexual difficulty?

Any time of life: Most cases of sexual difficulty in men involve poor libido, erectile dysfunction or difficulty reaching orgasm. While it is more common in men over 40, younger men can develop the same difficulties but in those cases, it is usually due to psychological reasons, rather than physiologic. In all cases, treatment is available and is very effective. ...Read more

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Improving Sexual Performance (Checklist)

Communicate with your partner
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Practice -- sex improves through practice and communication
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Exercise -- better body image will improve your desire
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I have difficulty getting sexually aroused. What should I do?

I have difficulty getting sexually aroused. What should I do?

Here are some ...: Regardless of a man or women, I would recommend you to get a comprehensive evaluation with reviewing detailed Hx of general health, lifestyle, sex life, drug use/abuse, etc. as well as the onset, degree, duration, & progress of concerned Sx over time + physicals + possible tests on hormones as needed. So, go to see Doc for such and needed counseling for sex life. ...Read more

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My anus hurts in a most strangest of way . I'm a straight non home sexual man. A pain coming from the inside of my anus. Difficulty pooping.?

My anus hurts in a most strangest of way . I'm a straight non home sexual man. A pain coming from the inside of my anus. Difficulty pooping.?

Fissure: All though i cannot give you a definite answer the most common cause of rectal pain and inability to relax your sphincter muscle thus making bower evacuation difficult is an anal fissure. Many of these heal with time and keeping your bowel movements soft. If persists see a physician. ...Read more

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I have difficulty responding positively to my partner in sexual intercourse & crampy dark mensuration that drop stains instead of flowing , lasts 1-2d?

I have difficulty responding positively to my partner in sexual intercourse & crampy dark mensuration that drop stains instead of flowing , lasts 1-2d?

Estrogen deficiency?: If you're the right age, you could be entering menopause. Reduced estrogen could both reduce libido and result in reduced mentrual flow. Any abnormal vaginal bleeding or major change in menstruation should be professionally evaluated. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I am suffering from sexual exhaustion symptoms, mainly hair loss and difficulty in erecting from sex. I am 21 male and not obese. I need solutions!

I am suffering from sexual exhaustion symptoms, mainly hair loss and difficulty in erecting from sex. I am 21 male and not obese. I need solutions!

What symptoms?: I am not aware of a syndrome of sexual exhaustion. Most 20 year old males think they're ready for anything and everything. What do you need a solution for? Need more information. ...Read more

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Sir I have some sexual problem?

Sir I have some  sexual problem?

You're not alone: Unfortunately you give no information and are not asking a question which leaves me to wonder if you are actually serious about something that you need help with or just throwing something out there to see if we'll bite. Sexual problems come in 2 forms, physical, such as STD's and emotional such as fear of expressing your sexual feelings because of pre-conceived ideas of normal that you've learned ...Read more

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Are sexual fetishes a mental problem?

Too Broad: I am sorry, but this question is so broad and undefined that there is no way to answer it honestly. Perhaps you can ask about the fetish you are most interested in. ...Read more

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My sexual drive is diminishing. What is the problem?

My sexual drive is diminishing. What is the problem?

Talk: To your doctor. The causes are many and require a discussion about other symptoms, health problems and maybe a few lab tests. We are finding a lot out about the effects of low testosterone in men as they age. ...Read more

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Which is the most common sexual health problem seen in women?

Which is the most common sexual health problem seen in women?

Here are some ...: In order, there are interest to have sex (libido), sexual arousal, orgasm, and painful intercourse,... But libido is not necessarily hormonal-related, yet more interpersonally related - relationship. ...Read more

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Is there any problem if a person becomes sexually active before 18?

Is there any problem if a person becomes sexually active before 18?

Sure, the problems: are the same as after 18: unwanted pregnancy, emotional conflicts, and sexually transmitted diseases. The same. Good wishes. ...Read more

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I have big problem controlling sexual urge. Help please, what to do?

I have big problem controlling sexual urge. Help please, what to do?

Not enough info.: I am left guessing about what your question means? If you are masturbating to the point that it is interfering with your daily life - that is a problem. If you are engaging in sexual activity that isn't complete consensual - that is a big problem. If your sexual activity is with children (or other off limits issues) then that is a really big problem. Get psychiatric help for sexual addictions. ...Read more

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I am a little problem with sexual life which medicine i take i wana sex energy like 20y boy?

I am a little problem with sexual life which medicine i take i wana sex energy like 20y boy?

Men and aging: Good morning. I appreciate your question, but it does make me smile. As we begin to age into adulthood we do notice the changes that seem to slow us down a bit. I doubt there are any pills that can safely make you feel like a 20 yo again. But, if you have not done so you need your thyroid and testosterone levels tested. If you are overweight this must be addressed. ...Read more

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I have sexual problem or when I do sex with my wife 2 to 3 stock and i discharge what can I do?

I have sexual problem or when I do sex with my wife 2 to 3 stock and i discharge what can I do?

Clarify?: If you are having premature ejaculation, consider an anesthetic cream for your glans, a low dose of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, and learning the squeeze technique. If there is something else the matter, please write it clearly and someone on the healthtap team will be glad to answer. ...Read more

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I have problem with my relation sexual.My first masturbate is too quick.How to slow it and still have the best feeling?

I have problem with my relation sexual.My first masturbate is too quick.How to slow it and still have the best feeling?

Ejaculating too fast: Hi this is a very common problem and question...Especially for younger men. There is a lot written about this problem by good health experts and this information should be easy to find. But, practice and experience can improve the situation without any medication. Edging up to the orgasm and learning to back off and thus learning to control when one has an orgasm is very possible. ...Read more