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Other Sexual Dysfunctions due to Genereal Medical Conditions

Dyspareunia due to a Genereal Medical Condition:

About 30% of all surgical procedures on the female genital area can result in temporary dyspareunia.

Other Causes are:

  • Irritated or infected hymenal remanants
  • Episiotomy scars
  • Bartholin gland infection
  • Vaginitis & Cervicitis
  • Adenomycosis
  • Vulvar vestibulitis
  • Interstitial cystitis

***Sometimes dyspareunia can be seen in men. It is usually associated with organic conditions such as Peyronie disease which consists of sclerotic plaques on the penis that cause penile curvature.

Male Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder & Female Interest/ Arousal Disorder due to a General Medical Condition:

  • Sexual Desire decreases after surgical procedures that affect body image. For example, mastectomy, ileostomy, hysterctomy & prostectomy.
  • Chronic & serious illnesses that cause a person to become depressed can also decrease sexual desire.

Other Male Sexual Dysfunctions due to General Medical Condition:

Delayed Ejaculation can be caused by:

  • Surgery on genitourinary tract. e.g. Prostectomy.
  • Parkinson’s Disease.

Other Female Sexual Dysfunctions due to General Medical Condition:

Orgasmic Disorder in females can be caused by hypothyroidism, diabetes mellitus & primary hyperprolactinemia.

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