Women's Health Texas – San Antonio

Sexual Dysfunction

Female sexual dysfunction refers to problems with response, desire or pain during sex

Our San Antonio OBGYNs routinely talk with patients about sexual dysfunction because having a healthy sex life is an important part of a woman’s well-being. Women’s Health Texas provides diagnosis and treatment for all types of sexual problems.

Desire disorders

It’s normal for sexual desire to diminish for short periods during your life, but it may be a problem if you find yourself lacking desire to engage in any sexual activity, including masturbation. You may also want to talk with your doctor if you no longer have any thoughts or fantasies about sex, or if you are worried about your lack of desire.

Arousal disorders

During sexual stimulation, your body normally experiences mental and physical changes. If you are having trouble becoming aroused or staying aroused, you may want to discuss this sexual dysfunction with our San Antonio OBGYNs.

Orgasmic disorders

If you are having problems with orgasms, you may have an orgasmic disorder. This includes women who have never had an orgasm, women who can no longer orgasm and women who feel that their orgasms are occurring with less frequency and strength.

Sexual pain disorders

While many women will experience pain at some time during their life during sex, if it occurs regularly or it involves severe pain, you need to see your doctor. We can treat many of the causes of sexual pain, so don’t hesitate to seek help. Pain during sexual intercourse may also be a symptom of another health problem, so it’s always important to discuss it with our San Antonio OBGYNs.

The causes of sexual problems

A number of issues can cause problems with sexual dysfunction.

  • Hormonal changes
  • Perimenopause and menopause
  • Relationship issues
  • Past sexual abuse or problems
  • Stress, anxiety or depression
  • Aging

Each case of sexual dysfunction, like each woman, is unique, so talking with your doctor is very important.

Diagnosing and treating sexual problems

Talking with your doctor about sexual dysfunction is the first step. After we have taken a thorough medical history and performed an exam, we may suggest tests. Diagnosing sexual dysfunction can be a multi-step process.

At Women’s Health Texas, treating sexual dysfunction is a collaborative process. We work with sex therapists and physical therapists to provide the most comprehensive treatment plan for our patients.

If you feel that you are suffering from sexual problems, don’t suffer in silence. Contact us to make an appointment with one of our caring San Antonio OBGYNs. Weare here to listen, provide information and help improve this important part of your life.