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Hypoactive Sexual Desire in Men

  • Yonah Krakowsky
  • Ethan D. GroberEmail author
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Abstract

Hypoactive sexual desire is a common complaint in men of all ages. By recognizing different etiologies that contribute to low libido in men, clinicians can initiate a patient-centered evaluation and treatment plan. A thorough history, physical exam, and appropriate laboratory investigations can identify men with underlying medical and/or psychiatric conditions that can be addressed to improve sexual desire. Men without modifiable comorbid conditions represent a current challenge, as there are no treatments specific to male hypoactive sexual desire. As the understanding of male hypoactive sexual desire evolves, more modalities will become available for both assessment and treatment.

Keywords

Hypoactive Sexual desire Males Libido 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Urology, Department of SurgeryUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Division of Urology, Department of SurgeryMount Sinai and Women’s College Hospital, University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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