There are many treatments for people who experience genital pain including medical/surgical, physical therapy, psychological and sex therapy treatments. Learn more about what options there are in our latest post.
How Are Female Orgasm Problems Assessed In a Clinical Setting?
In order to determine if sexual dysfunction is truly an inability to orgasm, issues with sexual arousal should be explored first. If a woman cannot become sexually aroused, she is not likely to orgasm. In that case, the issue is likely around sexual arousal and not a problem with orgasm.
To assess female sexual arousal, details about sexual repertoire during partnered sex, adequate stimulation being received, and information about the partner’s sexual functioning should be assessed. Some women are not sure if they have had an orgasm.
Women vary with regard to the age in which they first have an orgasm, how consistently they have orgasms and how much value they put on them.
Did you know …?
There is no universally accepted definition of orgasm in women.
The way women feel during orgasm, as well as the physiological changes that happen during orgasm, varies between women.
The female orgasm can appear elusive, especially to those women who have not had one. A number of factors can add to this.
TREATING LOW SEXUAL DESIRE CAN APPEAR ELUSIVE
There is nowhere to “get” sexual desire, and no medical intervention will cause it to occur. Women’s sexual desire naturally arises when many aspects of a woman’s thoughts, emotions, biology, and relational functioning are working well.