Our expert says:
No, this is not normal. If you have constant arousal with no experience of desire/sexual hunger, it may be that you are suffering from a problem called ‘persistent genital arousal disorder’ whereby women for some unclear reason experience arousal without having been directly stimulated. This can be relatively sudden in onset, may be associated with surgery, or chemical changes (introduction or withdrawal of pharmaceutical agent), or of unknown cause. If this is what you are experiencing you might find that you even have an orgasm at in inappropriate time – which can be very embarrassing and it may be that you experience the arousal distracting and the lack of relief frustrating. If this is your experience, you may need to get some support in the management - medical practice offers little relief, but it is worth having a check up with your gynae/GP to see if some pharmacological agent might assist. Otherwise, the approach is psychological/relationship based and focused on management/coping...
Claire from SASHA (www.sexualhealth.co.za)
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