Top
10
Doctor insights on: Will Therapy Affect Sex

Share
1

1
How will radiation therapy affect my sex life?

How will radiation therapy affect my sex life?

Unpredictable: Radiation has a hardening and drying effect over the skin of the treated area and my affect sweat glands and nerve endings causing lack of sensation or paresthesis ( numbness, tingling). If radiation is placed inside the vagina will dry and harden the area. In short... Is unpredictable. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Young Health (Definition)

Young Health ...Read more


2

2
Is sex therapy effective?

Is sex therapy effective?

Work it!: Of course sex therapy can be effective! it is not magical, however, you have to be open and honest with your counselor and really do the homework assignments. I don't understand why someone would go to therapy and not do the recommended assignments - work the program and chances are it will work for you. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What is an example of sex therapy?

What is an example of sex therapy?

Helps sexually: Sex therapy helps with sexual disorders like premature ejaculation, painful coitus or sex. It helps overcome fear of sex after sexual assaults, improve sexual relations in couples, low libido which has psychological basis etc. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
When must we consider sex therapy?

When must we consider sex therapy?

Whenever ready: If you're considering sex therapy, then it's probably a good idea to consider starting. Sex is a human function, similar to a good and healthy appetite, or bowel/bladder function. If something is not working right for you, try talking to your general doctor or gynecologist to see if it's something simple. Don't hesitate to seek out sex therapy if you don't get any answers. ...Read more

5

5
What's sex therapy, and what happens in a sex therapy session?

What's sex therapy, and what happens in a sex therapy session?

It depends: What happens during a sex therapy session depends on what the problem is. Most of what happens is discussion. Under very strict guidelines, a licensed sex therapist can enlist the services of a sexual surrogate for "hands on therapy" but this is very rare. Sometimes the therapist will ask for help from a medical doctor if medication might be useful. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What are some alternatives to sex therapy?

What are some alternatives to sex therapy?

Sex Tx: Depends on what your issues are. If recommended by your therapist, consult her/him. ...Read more

7

7
Can I ask a question about a sex therapy issue?

Can I ask a question about a sex therapy issue?

Sure!: Members may ask (tap) any health question to us for information. Healthtap doctors will do their best to provide pertinent information. Be sure not to use any identifiable personal data in the question. Thank you! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Is sex an effective therapy for back pain?

Is sex an effective therapy for back pain?

Can be, yes: Multiple muscle are used during sex which helps keep up mobility. Patients with back pain tend to feel "stiff all over." the body releases pain relieving chemicals during sex which also helps. One key component is to find a very comfortable position (try being on top) which is especially important during orgasm. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
What's the sensate focus technique in sex therapy?

What's the sensate focus technique in sex therapy?

Sensate Focus: is a desensitizaton technique that gradually allows you and your partner to experience physical intimacy in a relaxed fashion without the pressure of having to perform sexually.Once comnfortable, the exercises move on to genital touching, again without orgasm, until finally, u graduate to full stimulation. It can be a very loving experience; some couples find it almost 'spiritual.' ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Must I go to therapy for my sex addiction?

Must I go to therapy for my sex addiction?

Yes if: It bothers you and affects your relationship with your loved ones, and/or affects your health and sense of well-being negatively. ...Read more

Old Health (Definition)

Old Health ...Read more