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What kind or doctor can I talk to to help me with issues regarding sex and orgasims? Since having breast cancer a year ago and taking Femera and Effexor for hot flashes I have not been able to have an orgasims. My Gyn is no help. And neither is my oncologist. Do you have any suggestions?
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Hello I believe I may be able to help you with your concern. Since your OB/GYN and your oncologist is of no help, than it would be best to discuss this matter with a psychiatrist since this is primarily a medical issue. I do want to let you know that Effexor has a significantly high rate of causing sexual dysfunction so that can be a possibility for your lack of orgasms. A switch to another antidepressant like Wellbutrin or Mirtazapine may help with this or even adding a dopamine agonist medication can increase libido and the ability to have an orgasm. So I would highly recommend discussing this matter with a psychiatrist and having your antidepressant changed to see if that will make a difference for you.
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