Sexual Disfunction

Sexual disfunction 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 disfunction:

  • Desire disfunction: decrease or absence of sexual desire, sexual fantasy, or sexual thoughts
  • Aversion: anxiety or repulsion about the act of sex
  • Arousal disfunction: 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 disfunction: 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
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In men, perineal rehabilitation increases blood flow, improving erections, and is a treatment for erectile disfunction. Patients who have a prostatectomy have excellent results with this treatment. Control of these muscles help men in the treatment of premature ejaculation.