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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

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)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more