FEMALE SEXUALITY ISSUES

Female Sexual Dysfunction Treatment in Jumeirah, Dubai

A sexual problem, or sexual dysfunction, refers to a problem during any phase of the sexual response cycle that prevents the individual or couple from experiencing satisfaction from the sexual activity. Fortunately, most cases of sexual dysfunction are curable, so it is important to share your concerns with your Gynecologist. Female sexual dysfunction is recurrent, persistent problems associated with desire, orgasm, and pain in sexual response. Most women experience it during their lives, but for some it persists throughout their lives. It is a complex session of emotions, physiology, beliefs, lifestyle, experiences and relationships.

Signs and Symptoms

  • Low sexual desire. This is low sexual desire or the willingness to have sex.
  • Sexual pain disorder. Sexual stimulation leads to pain on vaginal contact.
  • Orgasmic disorder. It is a disorder where one is not able to orgasm despite constant stimulation.
  • Sexual arousal disorder. It is the ability to not get aroused or ability to maintain the stimulation over time.

If you face the above sexual problems that affect your relationship or worry you, make an appointment with a gynecologist to seek an immediate treatment for female sexual dysfunction.

Causes of Female Sexual Dysfunction

 A flux of hormones often leads to sexual dysfunction. Factors that can lead to sexual dysfunction include menopause, after childbirth, diabetes, cancer, blood or heart disease or cardiovascular disease.

  • Some medical conditions and medications lead to sexual dysfunction. The medical conditions include kidney failure, cancer, multiple sclerosis, bladder and heart diseases. Medications include chemotherapy drugs, antihistamine, antidepressants and blood pressure medications that lead to sexual dysfunction.
  • After menopause, estrogen levels decrease significantly. It leads to less sexual responsiveness and genital tissues. Estrogen increases blood flow to the genital tissues, after menopause, the flow of blood is reduced significantly hence blood flow to genital tissues is less making sexual arousal longer than normal. Women who are not sexually active have thin and less elastic lining of the vagina making sexual intercourse painful. Breastfeeding and after childbirth create a change in hormones, it creates a dry effect on the vagina, hence creating sexual dysfunction.
  • Social and psychological. History of sexual abuse and stress can lead to sexual dysfunction. Conflict between partners can also be a contributing factor.

Female Sexual Dysfunction Treatment

Remember that sexual dysfunction is a problem only if it annoys you. If it doesn’t bother you, there’s no requirement for treatment.

Because female sexual dysfunction has numerous potential symptoms and causes, treatment varies. It’s significant for you to communicate your concerns, as well as to understand your body and its normal sexual response. Likewise, your objectives for your sex life are essential for choosing treatment and evaluating whether it’s working for you.

What You Can Do

  • Reduce and find ways to cope with stress
  • In case of sexual assault seek help and professional counselling afterwards.
  • Open communication between partners. By doing so, they can understand each other, their problems and ways they can handle it.
  • Healthy lifestyle habits. Taking alcohol affects sexual functioning of a person.
  • Lubricant use, in case of vaginal dryness a lubricant can be used.

What We Can Do

The female sexual dysfunction treatment at our clinic in Dubai includes:

  • Medical and sexual history are discussed to determine the source of the problem.
  • Pelvic examination of genital tissue thinning and scarring.
  • Blood tests to determine underlying conditions
  • Therapist and counselling sessions to guide clients
  • Estrogen therapy to improve the vagina elasticity, tone and blood flow. It can be taken through tablets or as a vaginal ring.
  • Ospemifene is a drug that reduces pain during sex due to vaginal atrophy.
  • Antidepressants to help with managing depression

 Book an appointment with our gynecologist at SHAMMA Clinic in Jumeirah, Dubai for effective female sexual dysfunction counselling & treatment.

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