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I have no sexual desire at 22yrs old?

By July 7, 2010 - 7:43am
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I had a mirena iud inserted 8wks after daughter was born in 08, I have gained 15lbs almost weigh what i did when i gave birth to my daughter & i just have no desire to be sexual with my husband it is hurting our relationship. I don't know if its the iud, the weight gain or something else going on with me?? Every once in a while i will get the desire and if we don't act on it within in 20 minutes its gone and im no longer in the mood. I have never been this way before please help???

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Hi agilbert_jones,
Thank you for posting your question, and being a part of the EmpowHer Community.
Low Libido can be a tough thing. I'm sorry you are going through it. Have you talked with your doctor about this? Did you have Post-Partum Depression after your daughter was born? I recently wrote an article about Low Libido, that may help give you insight to this problem you're experiencing. https://www.empowher.com/female-sexual-challenges/content/low-libido-advocacy-sheet
I hope it helps. Please know that most female sexual dysfunction is treatable and you are not alone. Please follow-up and let us know how you're doing.

July 7, 2010 - 9:22am
(reply to Christine Jeffries)

thanks i was mainly asking because when researching mirena recently i have seen a lot of women that have it or had the iud had some of the same problems i have been having, i like having the iud for birth control but if its causing the problems i would rather have it taken out and try something else.

July 7, 2010 - 11:20am
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