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What are the most common causes of female sexual dissatisfaction?
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: More than one
Causes of female sexual dysfunction include physical, hormonal & psychological/social.
Arthritis, urine/bowel conditions, multiple sclerosis can all affect sexual function. So can more common fatigue, chronic pain including headaches, and surgery. Medication side effects play a big role. Both estrogen & testosterone are important in sexual function. Anxiety, depression, stress/worry & distractions.

In brief: More than one
Causes of female sexual dysfunction include physical, hormonal & psychological/social.
Arthritis, urine/bowel conditions, multiple sclerosis can all affect sexual function. So can more common fatigue, chronic pain including headaches, and surgery. Medication side effects play a big role. Both estrogen & testosterone are important in sexual function. Anxiety, depression, stress/worry & distractions.
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