Sex Talk Still Stigmatized in the Doctor's Office

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Sex Talk Still Stigmatized in the Doctor's Office
Thu, 03-29-2012 - 3:05pm

Gynecologists and other doctors are not talking enough with their female patients about sexual problems and sexuality in general, leaving many women to suffer in silence, a new study concludes.

Based on a survey of obstetrician-gynecologists across the United States, the researchers found that less than half of them routinely ask their female patients about sexual problems. At the same time, the researchers noted from past studies that about a third of young and middle-age women have some sort of issue related to sexual intercourse, such as pain, low desire or lack of pleasure.

Read the full article at LiveScience: http://www.livescience.com/19230-sex-talk-doctor-office.html