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Sexual dysfunctions

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Sexual dysfunction affects men as well as women and can have organic, physical, or psychological origins; in the majority of cases, the causes are a mixture. For treatment of these conditions, it is recommended that patients are seen by an interdisciplinary team.

Types of female sexual dysfunction:

. Desire dysfunction: decrease or absence of sexual desire, sexual fantasy, or sexual thoughts

. Aversion: anxiety or repulsion about the act of sex

. Arousal dysfunction: decrease or absence of psychological or physiological responses that prepare the body for intercourse

. Persistent arousal: undesired genital response in the absence of desire

. Orgasm dysfunction: decrease or absence of orgasms; decrease in intensity of orgasms; difficulty in reaching orgasm

. Dyspareunia: pain or persistent discomfort during penetration of the vagina

. Vaginismus: persistent or permanent difficulty in permitting the introduction of the penis or any other object into the vagina, in spite of having the desire to do so

Types of male sexual dysfunction:

. Desire dysfunction: decrease or absence of sexual desire, sexual fantasy, or sexual thoughts

. Aversion: anxiety or repulsion about the act of sex

. Erectile dysfunction: consistent or recurrent inability (lasting more than three months) to maintain an erection sufficient for sexual relations

. Premature ejaculation: ejaculation always, or almost always occurring earlier than wished; before penetration or immediately after. Inability to delay ejaculation causing frustration and aversion to the act of sex

. Non-ejaculation: absence of ejaculation during orgasm

. Orgasm dysfunction: decrease or absence of orgasms; decrease in intensity of orgasms; difficulty in reaching orgasm

. Dyspareunia: pain during intercourse