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Lubrication vs. moisturizer vs. vaginal Estrogen?

04 Jul 2013 Posted by womentc in Menopause & Painful Sex, Painful Sex (Dyspareunia), Sexual Dysfunction, Vaginismus, Vulvodynia & Vulvar Vestibulitis

Lubrication vs. moisturizer vs. vaginal Estrogen? These different vaginal preparations can be confusing, and women don't always know when to use which one.  So, let's sort it out. Vaginal moisturizers are the parallel to body/hand lotion, which add moisture to a dry skin, typically by mimicking the chemical...

Rx and Sexual Arousal

19 Mar 2012 Posted by womentc in Sexual Dysfunction

A common concern among women and clinicians is the potentially adverse affect of medications on sexual arousal (libido), especially the SSRI group of anti-depressant/anti-anxiety medications. Clinically speaking, we do not find that SSRI medications interfere with libido, unless the woman is on the high end of...

Intercourse – how often?

05 Mar 2012 Posted by womentc in Sexual Dysfunction, Vaginismus

The frequency of intercourse depends on the woman's preferences, on having an available partner, on the style of the relationship, on medical/religious involvements, etc. The vagina itself, being the sturdy body part that it is, can handle frequent intercourse as long as the woman listens to...

Female Sexual Dysfunction

02 Oct 2011 Posted by womentc in Sexual Dysfunction, Women's Health

In January 2010, ACOG District II (American College of Obstetric and Gynecology, New York District) formed a task force of women's health experts to create this educational resource guide focusing on female sexual dysfunction (FSD). The goal of this guide is to heighten ob-gyns’ awareness of...

Women & Perfect Sex

06 Aug 2011 Posted by womentc in Sexual Dysfunction, Women's Health

Heterosexual sex in the media tends to portray the engaging couple as always 'into it,' forever moving smoothly about their sexual actions, knowing exactly what they like and how they like it, all body parts fitting just so, the woman is always interested/eager/ready for the...