Who are Sexologists?
Medical study of human sexuality and human sexual interests along with functions and behavior is called Sexology. Doctors or physicians who are specialized in diagnosing and treating medical conditions related to sex organs and sexual activity are Sexologists. They also provide sex counseling and sex therapy.
What does a Sexologist do?
A Sexologist can help an individual with issues related to sexual life, sexual wants, inabilities, satisfying sexual activities, satisfying their partners, sexual trauma, sexual abuse, and difficulty in getting intimate. Sexologists may also improve sexual communication between the partners and can immediately cure the problem and its suitable treatment.
When should a Sexologist be consulted?
A Sexologist can be consulted in the following situations:
- Complications in sex life such as abnormal sexual behavior, reduced desires, feeling unskilled, and difficulty getting closer, etc.
- Educating the patient about the functioning of the human body during intercourse.
- A Sexologist can help the individuals understand how to sensate the focus and increase their satisfaction.
What conditions does a Sexologist treat?
Following are a few of the conditions treated by Sexologists:
- Premature ejaculation
- Erectile dysfunction
- Penis size
- Help the patient understand the concerns and treat them medically or psychologically
- Also helps an individual to talk comfortably with their partners during intercourse
How often should I visit a Sexologist?
Based on the health condition of sexual organs and sexual activity, one should visit a Sexologist on a yearly basis. It is recommended to visit or consult a Sexologist once in a year.
Can Sexologists treat STDs [Sexually Transmitted Diseases]?
Sexually Transmitted Diseases [STDs] are the medical conditions or infections caused by having unprotected sex or sexual intercourse. Both men and women are equally prone to contracting STDs through either vaginal, anal, or oral sexual intercourse. STDs can transmit from one person to another through any kind of sexual contact. Sexologists can diagnose and treat STDs with the help of medications and lifestyle modifications. Having multiple sex partners will increase the chances of getting an STD.