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What can I do for a low sex drive after oopherectomy?

What can I do for a low sex drive after oopherectomy?

Possibly hormones: For surgical menopause following oopherectomy, sometimes hormones are used to restore libido, lubrication, etc. Hormones are not always indicated or safe, so discuss his with your doctor. ...Read more

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Loss Of Sex Drive (Definition)

Loss of sex drive (loss of libido) is a symptom in which a person who used to have sex drive now no longer has interest in relating to other people in a sexual manner. Loss of libido can be caused by emotional trauma, depression, low testosterone, ...Read more


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Is it normal to have a low sex drive after having three c sections?

Is it normal to have a low sex drive after having three c sections?

Possibly: Although i've never personally had a c-section, i can tell you that my wife was uncomfortable after her c-section. Beyond that, you've got at least 1, possibly up to 3 young children at home. That can be exhausting, further decreasing your sex drive. And many women feel self -conscious about changes intheir body after many pregnancies, affecting interest in sex. Talk to your partner about this. ...Read more

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What can I do or take for a low sex drive....I am 34?

What can I do or take for a low sex drive....I am 34?

Female low libido: I would first recommend an appointment with the gynecologist to be checked out for physical causes and hormonal causes of low libido. Depression should also be ruled out. If the symptoms persist, there are specialized female sexual clinics in most large cities and university centers that specialize in low libido in women. This is a very underutilized subspecialty. Sex therapy may play a big role. ...Read more

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Can fludrocortisone cause a low sex drive?

Can fludrocortisone cause a low sex drive?

No: But the reason one is prescribed this medication may. It is a mineralicorticoid. Although it is a steroid it is not sex steroid and thus would not affect sexual drive. But the conditions we use it to treat (adrenal insufficiency, orthostatic hypotension) may be a reason for low sex drive, esp adrenal insufficiency). Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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I'm a woman with a low sex drive. Any hope?

I'm a woman with a low sex drive. Any hope?

Yes, lots!: Evaluation for women w/low libido or sex drive is similar to men. Look at stress (relationship, money, work, family, friends, etc), health (diabetes, high cholesterol/blood pressure, heart disease, menopause (well, that's different)), medications, substance use (tobacco, alcohol & illicit stuff), and finally low testosterone. Assuming everything else checks out, consider a trial of testosterone. ...Read more

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Does having an abortion cause a low sex drive?

Does having an abortion cause a low sex drive?

Not Necessarily: There is not a consistent link between abortion and sex drive. However, abortion could be related to other stressful circumstances, and the presence of stress, anxiety, or depression could cause decreased sexual desire. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a low sex drive during menopause?

Is it normal to have a low sex drive during menopause?

Common: Sex drive tends to decrease in women and men as they age. But studies have shown that in women desire often comes after arousal, meaning that a woman might not feel interested in sex until after foreplay has started. So if your partner still wants to have sex, don't give up. You may need to find new ways of being sexual with each other to sustain her interest. ...Read more

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Docs, could a man just naturally have a low sex drive?

Docs, could a man just naturally have a low sex drive?

There is a wide: Variation in sexual response and preferences. If your sex drive makes you wonder please ask your doc to check your hormones. There may also be a psychological component. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I hate having a low sex drive, what are ways to increase it?

I hate having a low sex drive, what are ways to increase it?

Please see your: Doc first. It may be hormonal. A mental health professional can help with possible psychological causes. Cover all bases and you have a good chance of making progress. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Libido (Definition)

Libido is more commonly thought of as sexual desire. Still more specific definitions described libido as the free creative, or psychic energy an individual has to put toward ...Read more


Sexual Drive (Definition)

Sexual drive, often referred to as libido, means sexual desire. The amount of desire that a person has on a consistent basis is referred ...Read more