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    Can an EDO cause sexual side effects?
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    ElisabethJoy posted:
    What a blessing to have this community of support! I appreciate any advice you can give.

    My EDO/NOS was triggered by a gigantic family tragedy. During counseling I realized I have been a good "candidate" for this all my life but it just came to the surface at the ripe old age of 29

    My husband and I are concerned because my sexual ability has decreased dramatically. My first two thoughts were 1) a side effect of taking Lexapro (which I started taking the same time as the EDO started) or 2) a side effect from the starvation and binge/purge.

    Any suggestions? Thank you for your support and God bless.
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    Cmorgankl responded:
    Hi! I was also a good candidate for an ed my whole life...started when I was 19 and I'm still struggling at the age of 35! I did notice a decrease in my sex drive only after having kids and taking Prozac. Otherwise I feel the Ed alone didn't affect my sexual ability. I would think it has something to do with the lexapro. Have a look online at the side effects or speak to your doc X
     
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    ElisabethJoy replied to Cmorgankl's response:
    Thanks Cmorgankl!


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