Sexual Medicine



Sexual medicine is a medical specialty that is concerned with the health of one’s sexual organs.

The World Health Organization defines sexual health as a condition of well-being related to sexuality that encompasses physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being.

It manages and treats sexual dysfunctions and ensures a healthy and respectful perspective on sexuality and sexual interactions. Moreover, Sexual medicine focuses on both the physical and psychological aspects of sexual health.

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What is Sexual Medicine?

Medical speciality devoted to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of problems of sexual function is known as sexual medicine. Sexual Disorders like Erectile dysfunction, hypogonadism, and prostate cancer are few conditions managed and treated under sexual medicine.

A multidisciplinary approach to sexual medicine is often used, with the participation of doctors, mental health specialists, social workers, and sex therapists. Sexual medicine doctors often use medication and surgery to treat their patients, while sex therapists frequently use behavioural therapies.

Conditions That Affect Sexual Health

Some numerous diseases and injuries may adversely affect a person’s sexual experience. A specialist in sexual medicine is well-versed in the many methods to address these conditions. It may involve the following in females:

It may involve the following in men:

  • Prostate or Testicular cancer
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Moreover, men and women may both be influenced by the following factors:

  • Arthritis
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Sexually transmitted infections, including gonorrhea, herpes, genital warts, chlamydia, and syphilis
  • Finally, conditions such as diabetes and heart disease can affect both men and women in terms of fatigue, mobility, and self-confidence.

Other factors that affect sexual health are as follows:

  • Brain

Your brain’s ability determines your sexual fitness by triggering and controlling your sexual urges. Moreover, stress and sadness affect your sexual activity and avoiding them is a good idea. The brain regulates sexuality; therefore, anxiety harms one’s sexual well-being.

  • Sexually Transmitted Infections and Diseases

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and genital herpes (STIs) infect and alter the behavior of sex organs. The activity of the diseased organs, if not the whole body, is reduced when sick or ill.

Most genital infection symptoms include sores and lesions around the genitals. Male sexual desire and activity drop when they have painful sores. In women, the infections are internal and interfere with their sexual function.

Regular STD and STI testing is always recommended to ensure your health. Aside from making you feel unattractive, being sick comes with a foul smell that impacts your social life.

  • Fear and Anxiety

It is by far the most crucial factor influencing sexual health in adolescents and young adults. Men and women’s sexual urges are lessened because of anxiety about unexpected pregnancies and sexually transmitted illnesses. Some of these women resort to taking illicit pregnancy medications, which has the unfortunate side effect of decreasing their sexual desire.

Types of Sexual Dysfunction

An issue with sexual desire or enjoyment is a sexual problem if it prevents you from engaging in sexual activity. Additionally, trauma, changes in hormone levels, stress, alcohol or drug usage, or prescription use, as well as mental health issues can affect your sexual health.

Now, Men may suffer from one or more of the following types of sexual dysfunction:

Women may suffer from a variety of sexual dysfunctions, including the following.

  • Painful intercourse
  • Vaginismus
  • Clitoral pain

Both men and women can suffer from sexual problems such as decreased sexual desire, anorgasmia, sperm allergy, and post-orgasmic illness syndrome (POIS).

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What does Sexual Medicine involve?

When it comes to sexual medicine, you can expect to find it includes:

  • Medicine, physiotherapy, or surgery to treat sexual problems
  • Treatment and recovery after an accident or surgical procedure
  • Some forms of sexual dysfunction may benefit from sex therapy or counseling to treat the underlying psychological issues.
  • Promoting healthy sexual relationships via education and guidance.

Treatments for Sexual Problems

Treatment of underlying medical or psychological issues may usually fix most forms of sexual dysfunction. One other option for therapy is:


It’s possible that changing the prescription may alleviate the symptoms when the malfunction is caused by the original drug itself. If you or a loved one suffers from hormonal imbalances, you may aid from hormone therapy.

Sexual function in males may be improved by increasing blood flow to the penis, which is achieved by medicines such as sildenafil, tadalafil, and vardenafil (found in Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra), as well as avanafil (found in Stendra).

Hormonal alternatives for women include estrogen and testosterone (Even though these drugs have not been authorized for this use). Flibanserin (Addyi®) and bremelanotide (Vyleesi®) are FDA-approved medicines for treating low desire in premenopausal women.

Mechanical aids

Men with erectile dysfunction may benefit from assistive equipment such as vacuums and penile implants (difficulty getting or keeping an erection). However, a vacuum device (EROS-CTDTM) has received FDA approval and may be used by women. Women who have vaginal narrowing may benefit from using dilators. To enhance sexual pleasure and climax, devices like vibrators may be beneficial.

Sex therapy

Sex therapists may help individuals with sexual issues that their regular physicians can’t handle. Therapists are often excellent marriage counselors. Working with a skilled expert is definitely worth the time and effort for a couple facing sexual problems.

Behavioral treatments

In this, different methods are used, such as gaining insight into detrimental habits in a relationship or treating arousal and/or orgasm issues via self-stimulation.


Your sexual history, worry, dread, guilt, and poor body image may all be addressed in therapy with an experienced counselor. All of these things may have an impact on a person’s sexual performance.

Education and communication

You may be able to overcome your fears about sexual function by learning more about sex and sexual behaviors and reactions. Healthy sex life may be difficult to achieve if you don’t talk openly about your wants and worries with your spouse.

If you or your partner are facing sexual problems, it’s high time you considered talking to an expert. Sexual Problems are like any other health problems that need medical attention. There is nothing to hide and shy about.

Consulting a sex specialist doctor will help you solve any of your sexual problems. A sexologist can help individuals understand how to feel the focus and increase their satisfaction. You can book an appointment with us and talk to our doctors about any problem. They will help you in the best possible way.

    Condition we treat

    We treat a full range of sexual health conditions, including:

    Men Sexual Condition

    Women Sexual Condition


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    Dr. Ramit Kamate is a Reproductive Medicine Consultant and Sexologist with experience of 12+ years. He specialises in Sexual Medicine for male and female, Fertility Treatment, Pre and Post Delivery Care, Normal Vaginal Delivery (NVD), Tubectomy/Tubal Ligation, Natural Cycle IVF, MTP.

    Dr. Ramit Kamate finished MBBS from B J Medical College, Pune. He pursued Masters’s In Reproductive Medicine from Hamilton University, UK & IBCME Dubai. Completed Fellowship in Cosmetic Gynaecology and Sexual Medicine from USA.

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