Sexual medicine aims to improve your enjoyment of sex as well as your physical sexual health. In Fort Worth, Texas, board-certified OB/GYN Carolyn Moyers, DO, FACOG, NCMP, offers many sexual health services for sexually active women at Sky Women’s Health. Dr. Moyers is a fellow of the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH). To schedule an appointment for pain during sex, low libido, or sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing, call the office or book online today.
Sexual medicine is the medical care you need in relation to your sexual health and wellness. As you get older, you experience many physiological, mental, and hormonal changes that influence your sex drive and sexual satisfaction. Sexual medicine addresses the issues that come from sex or affect your sex life.
Sky Women’s Health offers plenty of sexual health tests and services to help you maintain or improve your sexual health. While you might feel bashful about bringing up sexual topics at first, Dr. Moyers encourages you to be open so she can provide you with the best possible gynecological care.
The aim of sexual health is to help you enjoy sex to the best of your ability. Dr. Moyers helps you explore the clinical, social, and emotional aspects of your sexual health.
Sexual medicine provided by a gynecologist benefits women who are experiencing complications or concerns about their sexual function or health. You should plan on visiting Sky Women’s Health if or when you experience:
Issues surrounding sex can have a number of possible causes. You might experience sexual dysfunction due to trauma or menopause.
You might also need to visit Sky Women’s Health for sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing, whether you have symptoms or as part of preventive care. For any diagnosis, Dr. Moyers directs you to an appropriate care plan.
Sky Women’s Health offers several beneficial sexual health services for all patients, including:
STD testing can involve a blood draw, swab, or urine sample. Dr. Moyers evaluates the sample for a range of STDs depending on your circumstances.
Birth control is primarily used to prevent pregnancy. Hormonal options can also help with managing gynecological conditions like endometriosis that cause pain during sex.
Hormone replacement therapy is a treatment for women in menopause who are experiencing intense symptoms, many of which involve sexual health. Vaginal dryness and low libido can both come from the hormone fluctuations that happen leading up to menopause.
Perscription treatment for low desire
Addyi (flibanserin) and Vylessi (bremelanotide injection) are both used to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). A common, treatable medical condition characterized by ongoing low sexual desire that women find frustrating. Treatment can increase satifsying sexual events, increase desire and reduce distress associated with low sexual desire.
Botox is an injectable that uses a neurotoxin to treat pelvic floor dysfunction and spasms. It also helps treat or prevent pain during sexual intercourse.
Counseling can help you work past emotional issues or problems in your social life that are preventing you from enjoying a healthy sex life.
To find out more about sexual health and the services that preserve it, call Sky Women’s Health or book an appointment online today.