Compassionate Care for Sexual Health Issues

Provider meeting patientBoard-certified gynecologists at Skagit Regional Health are highly qualified to discuss and treat problems with sexual intimacy. While sexuality is a part of being human, many physical and psychological disorders affect the ability of women to have and enjoy sexual intimacy.

Understanding the Causes of Sexual Dysfunction

Problems having or enjoying sex can result from occasional stress, depression or anxiety or they may be caused by serious problems such as heart disease, diabetes and nerve or hormone disorders. Whatever causes the sexual dysfunction or lack of desire, it’s important to talk openly with your healthcare provider to find solutions. Some common causes of sexual dysfunction include:

  • Cancer treatment
  • Chronic diseases such as cancer or heart disease
  • Concerns about infertility
  • Fear of unplanned pregnancy
  • Inability to become aroused
  • Lack of orgasm or sexual climax
  • Lack of sexual desire
  • Medicines that affect sexual desire or performance
  • Menopause
  • Orgasmic dysfunction
  • Painful intercourse
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Vaginismus

Expert Care Improves Quality of Life

The expert women’s health team at Skagit Regional Health has the knowledge and experience to diagnose and treat the many unique conditions that interfere with a woman’s healthy sexual relationship. Whether providing routine gynecologic checkups, referring patients to counseling or prescribing medications for vaginal dryness, we are committed to helping women enjoy sexual intimacy for a lifetime as an important part of a normal, healthy relationship.

For More Information About Sexual Health Services

If you have concerns or are experiencing issues with your sexual health, come see one of our women’s health professionals to determine the cause of your issues. With a proper diagnosis, our team can help resolve any issues that are limiting a satisfying sexual intimacy experience.