Patient Comments: Menopause and Sex - Symptoms

What symptoms have you experienced during menopause that has affected your sexual function (for example, low libido, or painful intercourse)?

Comment from: YVSully, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: October 06

I have a low libido and vaginal dryness, so sex is painful and not fun at all. I have a stinging sensation in the vaginal opening, and no other sensation. I have no other symptoms from my menopause; no hot flashes, no anxiety, no migraines, and no mood changes.

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Comment from: Shaz, 45-54 Female (Caregiver) Published: July 24

I'm 54 and experiencing low libido mainly because I don't seem to have any feelings in my nipples and genital area. Some days I do, some I don't.

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Comment from: darla, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: January 08

Burning sensation at vaginal opening during sexual intercourse. I went through menopause 10 years ago, but only last year or so has intercourse been so painful.

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Comment from: anglersprize, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: August 22

My husband and I were always very sexually active. But with the first episode, seemingly, of hot flashes, my drive plummeted to zero; it's been difficult for both of us.

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Comment from: deb, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: November 21

I have an increase in my libido. I want to be intimate with my partner every day but he is happy with twice a month.

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