Sexual Dysfunction - Sexual dysfunction refers to a problem...

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Sexual dysfunction refers to a problem during any phase of the sexual response cycle that prevents the individual or couple from experiencing satisfaction from the sexual activity. The sexual response cycle includes excitement, plateau, orgasm and resolution. What are the types of sexual dysfunction? Sexual dysfunction generally is classified into four categories: Desire disorders - The lack of sexual desire or interest in sex, Arousal disorders - The inability to become physically aroused during sexual activity, Orgasm disorders - The delay or absence of orgasm (climax), Pain disorders - Pain during intercourse (This condition mostly affects women.) What are the symptoms of sexual dysfunction? In men: Inability to achieve an erection or maintain and erection suitable for intercourse (erectile dysfunction), Delayed or absence of ejaculation despite adequate sexual stimulation, Inability to control the timing of ejaculation (premature or retarded ejaculation). In women: Inability to relax the vaginal muscles enough to allow intercourse, inadequate vaginal
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