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Can overactive bladder lead to a loss of sexual desire?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
Research has shown that men and women with bladder control problems often experience sexual challenges. Some women may experience pain during intercourse, while some men may experience erectile dysfunction due to stress. Talk to your doctor about any loss of sexual desire or challenges with physical intimacy.

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