Female sexual dysfunction
Sexual dysfunction in women may involve a reduction in sex drive, aversion to sexual activity, difficulty becoming aroused, inability to achieve orgasm, or pain with sexual activity or intercourse.
Frigidity; Sexual dysfunction – female
Traditionally, sexual dysfunction in women was thought to be largely due to psychologic problems. Recent research is beginning to uncover many organic causes for sexual problems in women. While many sexual problems have an underlying psychologic component, possible organic causes must be ruled out in the initial investigation.
•Communication problems with partner
•Anxiety or depression
•Feelings of guilt and shame about sex
•Fear of pain, infection, or being pregnant
•History of sexual abuse
•Lack of appropriate stimulation
•Lack of lubrication
•Changes related to menopause
•Damage to nerves due to surgery or trauma
•Infection or gynecological disease