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Low libido

Low libido: Introduction

Low libido: Reduced sexual drive or desire. See detailed information below for a list of 75 causes of Low libido, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Low libido:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Low libido. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Low libido

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Causes of Types of Low libido:

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Low libido: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Low libido, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Low libido Treatments

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Stories from Users for Low libido

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Message Boards for Low libido

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Diagnostic tests for Low libido:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Low libido. Some of these are listed below :

  • Mental state examination (to help detect depression which may be associated with a reduced libido) - including appearance, behavior, rate and continuity of speech, mood, affect, thought content, evidence of any hallucinations or abnormal beliefs, orientation to time, place and person, attention and concentration, short-term memory, insight and judgement.
  • Physical examination
    • Examine for signs of Cushing's syndrome? - e.g. thin skin, bruising, high blood pressure, stretch marks, proximal muscle weakness, acne, pigmentation, excess hair on face, frontal balding in males, moon face, buffalo hump, truncal obesity, fluid retention.
  • Blood tests
  • more tests...»

Medications or substances causing Low libido:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Low libido as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Low libido: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Low libido may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Low libido

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Low libido. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Low libido: Deaths

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Hospitals & Clinics: Low libido

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Low libido: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Low libido:

The list of organs typically affected by Low libido may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Low libido

The list below shows some of the causes of Low libido mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Low libido?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Low libido. Of the 75 causes of Low libido that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 72 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Low libido:

The following list of conditions have 'Low libido' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Low libido:

The following list of medical conditions have Low libido or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.




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Causes of Low libido Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Low libido based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Low libido?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Low libido, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Low libido:

    Subtypes of Low libido:

    Loss of sex drive (22 causes), Loss of libido (19 causes), Loss of female libido (16 causes), Changes in sexual desire (11 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Low libido:

    Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Libido symptoms (122 causes), Sexual intercourse symptoms (258 causes)

    Symptoms related to Low libido:

    Reduced libido (75 causes), Libido symptoms (122 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), General stress, Normal relationship, Fear of pregnancy, Relationship problems, Anxiety (895 causes), Depression (629 causes), Depressive conditions, Post-natal depression, Homosexuality

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    Medical News summaries about Low libido

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