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Female with lack of sex drive- Help!!
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Anon_38151 posted:
What is wrong with me? My period stopped in Dec. of 2009 & I am 51. I know it's menapause but does this mean that I will not get aroused anymore? My OBGYN gave me 100mg of progesterone & 1mg of estradiol along with 1mg of a cream to rub inside my thighs but it's just not on my mind. I do not want to try something really intense because I do not want excessive hair growth that I have heard happens from too large a dose but I do still want to feel sexual. What are my options and is there something out there that is safe and will help me to get my groove back?
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Anon_3001 responded:
Hormones and creams might help, but if the problem is that sex is just not on your mind, you can control that. Read some erotic literature, dream up some fantasies - just think about it!
If you have a spouse, be responsive to him, or come on to him, even if you don't really feel like it. My wife went through this 20 years ago, and basically has no libido. Luckily, I have enough for both of us. We are in our late sixties, and have sex about twice a week.
 
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Net11 replied to Anon_3001's response:
Thanks for your suggestions. I am using a cream but I guess I need to have it increased. Guess I need to buy that book, 50 Shades of Gray,


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