Through the eyes of women: the sexual and psychological responses of women to their partner's treatment with self-injection or external vacuum therapy. Pregnancy and baby guide. But once you have experienced one of these physical causes, it may develop into a psychological one. Laboratory evaluation must be tailored to the findings of the history and physical examination. Androgen replacement in women: a commentary.
Adapted with permission from Basson R. Even when FSD is the result of physical factors, psychological factors often contribute to the problem e. If men can have whole ad campaigns about erectile dysfunction, then we can talk about female sexual dysfunction. Rectal tone, masses, and any tenderness or fluid in the posterior cul-de-sac should be evaluated. Prevalence of sexual dysfunctions and correlated conditions in a sample of Brazilian women - results of the Brazilian study on sexual behavior BSSB.
It can be very upsetting and distressing. These treatments vary from drug therapy to sex therapy, with a great range in between including the use of vibrators, vaginal lubrication, pelvic floor exercises and so on. Despite the high prevalence of sexual dysfunction in women, there are very few centers worldwide that practice comprehensive and multidisciplinary investigation and management of sexual dysfunction in women. Vacuum devices At the time of writing, this type of therapy is the only FDA-approved treatment for women with sexual dysfunction. This suggests that its etiology is heterogeneous. University of Pennsylvania researcher Maureen McHugh describes what women really want as:.