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What are common sexual problems in women with fibromyalgia?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
People with fibromyalgia are approximately twice as likely to report sexual difficulties as healthy adults. Among women with fibromyalgia, the most commonly reported sexual dysfunction complaints are decreased sexual desire, decreased sexual arousal, decreased orgasm, and pain with intercourse. Sexual dysfunction with fibromyalgia has also been linked to increased depression, so be sure to talk about any sexual and mood issues with your doctor.
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