Former Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch When men in steady relationships contemplate their sexual woes, erectile dysfunction ED is usually at the top of the list. But there is another problem in the bedroom that men are sometimes reluctant to talk about and doctors are unlikely to ask about. For men with ED, doctors can prescribe any of several effective medications. Not so for those with delayed or nonexistent orgasms.
Not a valid value Send to: Not a valid value Error: Submit Difficulty reaching female orgasm 3-minute read It's not uncommon for a woman to never have experienced an orgasm during sexual activity. This does not mean they do not have a satisfying sex life. Reaching an orgasm through sexual activity is a skill which needs to be learned. Masturbation If you are concerned about not reaching an orgasm, you may want to try some self stimulation.
Should I talk to my doctor about my inability to orgasm? Advertisement Samuel Wood, MD Reproductive Endocrinology Many doctors don't ask their patients about sexual dysfunction or ability to orgasm, because there aren't proven solutions for women. Honor Society of Nursing STTI If you are worried about your inability to orgasm, you can talk to your doctor to find possible solutions to your problem. The inability to orgasm, called anorgasmia, is actually quite common among women - sources estimate that one in five women have some difficulty having an orgasm. Whether you've never had an orgasm, used to have orgasms and now can't, or can only experience orgasms in certain situations, you may be able to work with a doctor or therapist to find ways to improve your sex life.
Overview What is sexual dysfunction? There are 4 kinds of sexual problems in women: Symptoms How do I know if I have a problem?