Female sexual arousal disorder

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What is female sexual arousal disorder?

Female sexual arousal disorder is characterized as the body's inability to respond to sexual stimulation. The cause may be related to mental or emotional reasons, or may be a side effect of a drug, or may be a result of a medical condition.

Common symptoms reported by people with female sexual arousal disorder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with female sexual arousal disorder

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(NatureMade Magnesium)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with female sexual arousal disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with female sexual arousal disorder

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
increased anger
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (6 evaluations)
Side effects
sedation weight gain
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(NatureMade Magnesium)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
diarrhea
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with female sexual arousal disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has female sexual arousal disorder on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 0
40s 1
50s 2
60s 2
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 5

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from female sexual arousal disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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