Female sexual problems are anything that interferes with women’s satisfaction during sexual activity. In order to understand the female sexual problems it is important to know the sexual response cycle. Desire, arousal, orgasm and resolution are the four steps of sexual response cycle. Every women progress in this cycle in different manner, but sexual problem arises when any of the stage does not occur at all.
Lack of sexual desire stops the sexual response cycle before it starts. Inhibited desires can be a consequence of various factors such as hormonal changes, some medical conditions and their treatment. For instance, cancer treatment hampers the sexual desire.
Orgasm disorder is characterised by the inability to be sexually aroused. When a woman delays or fails to have orgasm even after a normal sexual excitement then it is due to orgasm disorder. The problem can have psychological, physiological or even pharmacological origin.
Orgasm is also affected by the kind of relationship both the partners share.
Sexual pain disorder is another sex problem in women wherein, there is pain during and after sexual intercourse. It can be of three type namely- Dyspareunia, vaginismus and vulvodynia
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