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What medications might lower a person’s libido?

What medications might lower a person’s libido?

While it’s difficult to tell how a certain medication will affect an individual, the following types of drugs might lower libido in some people.  (Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.)

What is penis captivus?

Penis captivus occurs when a man is unable to withdraw his penis from a woman’s vagina.

How might circumcision affect a partner’s sexual pleasure?

This is a difficult question to answer, as partners’ ideas of pleasure are highly personal. Some enjoy sex with a circumcised man; others like being with an uncircumcised man. Still others may have no preference at all.

How common is circumcision around the world?

Circumcision is a surgical procedure that involves removing the foreskin of the penis, either partially or completely.

How should an uncircumcised man wash his penis?

Men who are uncircumcised must take special care of the foreskin, the loose skin that covers the tip of the penis.

A man should wash his penis with warm water every day. While washing, he should gently pull back the foreskin and rinse the glans (head) of the penis and inside the foreskin. When finished, he can pull the foreskin back to its original position. He should also wash the base the penis and the testicles.

What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects a woman’s menstrual cycles and fertility.

What are condom-associated erection problems (CAEP)?

As the name suggests, condom-associated erection problems (CAEP) are erection issues men might experience due to condoms.

Often, such problems occur when condoms aren’t put on correctly or don’t fit well. A man might lose his erection as the condom is applied or during intercourse.

What does “sex positive” mean?

The term “sex positive” can be interpreted in different ways. For most, it involves having positive attitudes about sex and feeling comfortable with one’s own sexual identity and with the sexual behaviors of others.

What is hyperprolactinemia and how does it affect male sexual health?

A person with hyperprolactinemia has unusually high levels of the hormone prolactin. This hormone is made by the pituitary gland and is most commonly associated with breastfeeding women, as it helps in the production of breast milk.

What are vaginal dilators?

Vaginal dilators are tube-shaped devices designed to stretch the vagina. Often made of plastic, latex, glass, or silicone, dilators come in various sizes. A small dilator might be smaller than the size of a tampon. A large one might be the size of an average penis.

What is pelvic floor physical therapy?

Pelvic floor physical therapy is a treatment applied to pelvic floor muscles. Pelvic floor muscles support the pelvic organs, assist in bowel and bladder control, and contribute to sexual arousal and orgasm. 


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