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Little to no sex drive around time of ovulation, what could be going on? 28 yr old female

Little to no sex drive around time of ovulation, what could be going on? 28 yr old female

Several options: Talk to your gyn or see a counselor. Sex drive is controlled by many things such as hormones, body self image, fear of pregnancy, painful intercourse, social fatigue to name a few. Your doctor can help figure out what is causing your decreased libido. ...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


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My sex drive is usually nonexistent (for whatever reason--probably stress) except for when i'm menstruating. Why am i not as aroused during ovulation?

My sex drive is usually nonexistent (for whatever reason--probably stress) except for when i'm menstruating. Why am i not as aroused during ovulation?

Not sure: That is not common i would recommend having an evaluation. There may be a medical reason for the low sex drive that can be corrected! ...Read more

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Does your sex drive increase while you're ovulating?

Does your sex drive increase while you're ovulating?

For some: Some women - many, even - say their sex drive increases at that time. It kinda makes sense. ...Read more

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I have a myomectomy 1 1/2 months ago I still haven't been ovulating, my sex drive is decreasing, My period is irregular also I want to have a baby?

I have a myomectomy 1 1/2 months ago I still haven't been ovulating, my sex drive is decreasing, My period is irregular also I want to have a baby?

Fibroids: Fibroids don't effect ovulation or libido but the stress of surgery can and scar tissue from myomectomy can decrease fertility. It may be that as you get further out from the surgery you will start ovulating. If not, it will be time to start looking into what is causing the failure to ovulate. The issue of desire may be related to depression because you aren't conceiving as fast as you would like. ...Read more

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I have pcos post pill. One week ago had + sex drive,pink spotting ,back ache. Have had cramping ever since + lower sex drive could i have ovulated?

I have pcos post pill. One week ago had + sex drive,pink spotting ,back ache. Have had cramping ever since + lower sex drive could i have ovulated?

Hard to Say: I don't think your symptoms are those of which are typical of ovulation.If anything they sound very typical of PCOS with the irregular spotting and premenstrual type symptoms.With ovulation we see a slight increase in basal body temperature which is really one of the only obvious physical signs of ovulation so maybe you should start taking your basal body temp daily to keep track and know for sure ...Read more

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What is the typical course of events during menopause, and do all women end up with low sex drive?

What is the typical course of events during menopause, and do all women end up with low sex drive?

Sex drive varies: Menopause is end of menses sex drive relates to many factors including a willing and able partner, adequate vaginal lubricatiion and postmenopausal hormone supply. ...Read more

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Does a women's sex drive increase during menopause due to more testosterone ?

Does a women's sex drive increase during menopause due to more testosterone  ?

Not in my experience: The one hormone that stays relatively stable throughout the perimenopause and menopausal period is testosterone so it's levels really do not rise though, perhaps relative to estrogen it may seem so. In my experience, most women notice their libido, or sex drive diminishes with menopause. Having said that, not all women experince a drop. There is no "normal".... ...Read more

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Is it true during early pregnancy do the male sex drive go up and the females sex drive go low like she be not in the mood or tired?

Is it true during early pregnancy do the male sex drive go up and the females sex drive go low like she be not in the mood or tired?

Variable: In some women libido can decrease in early pregnancy. In others it increases. Male sex drive is generally independent of his partner's pregnancy. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed yesterday with pcos, my doctor prescribed birth control and metformine? What will happen to my body ovulation, libido, weight

I was diagnosed yesterday with pcos, my doctor prescribed birth control and metformine? What will happen to my body ovulation, libido, weight

Improvements: Both the birth control and metformin will help you to establish regular menstrual cycles which will hopefully include ovulation each month. This may take up to 6 months. The most common side effect of metformin is nausea/vomiting/diarrhea.It is known to help with weight loss with a low calorie diet. It has been reported to cause both increased and decreased libido, so it's hart to say for sure. ...Read more

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I have ovulated and have had pregnancy symptoms, high sex drive, my child is clingy. But am on implanon. Am I pregnant ?

I have ovulated and have had pregnancy symptoms, high sex drive, my child is clingy. But am on implanon. Am I pregnant ?

Take a test: If you are ever worried that you may be pregnant, then just take an over the counter home pregnancy test to make sure. They are fast and accurate and you'll have your answer and won't have to worry. ...Read more

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Sex drive is low I just made 40 female?

Sex drive is low I just made 40 female?

Must be a reason: Making 40 for a women generally isn't a reason for loss of sex drive. Just having children, economical or emotional stress, conflict in personal or family relationships, active or chronic medical problems, recent or past trauma or loss, being without a regular partner, undiagnosed mental health problems all can affect libido. Has some past sexual trauma come to light? Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can women have a high sex drive? What causes a high sex drive?

Can women have a high sex drive? What causes a high sex drive?

Yes: Sex drive is a combination of physical factors, emotional situation, and the environment at any given time. ...Read more

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What can cause low sex drive in women?

What can cause low sex drive in women?

Sex drive in F: It can be decreased by organic or psychogenic, organic could be from hypothyroidism, or adrenal gland or pituitary galnd insuffeciency, or estrogen hormone defeciency, psychological from depression or secondary to medication like antidepressive meds as ssri and other medications are culprits too. ...Read more

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Medicines that help women with no sex drive?

Medicines that help women with no sex drive?

Hormone Therapy: may help. Low sex drive can be associated with low Testosterone; you should have that checked. There really is no other medicine. Some supplements make claims to increase drive, like Maca Maca. In my experience I have often found that low/no drive can often be related to the relationship a person is in-if there are unresolved problems it puts a real damper on things, especially for women. ...Read more

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What are teatments for low sex drive in women?

Libido: Womens sex is mental and physical. Libido is affected by testosterone- yes women produce it. If shaving your legs less probably low testosterone. But your age at 32 shouldn't be this reason. Consider psychological and/or physical. Consult physician or sex therapist. ...Read more

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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


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Ovulation (Definition)

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