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1

are most people over 65 having regular sex

yes

2

by age 65 how many men suffer from impotence in at least 1/4 of sexual attempts

15-25%

3

most women over what age report vaginal dryness

65

4

advantages of men aging

greater ratio of women to men more single women available less fear of pregnancy more time for sex

5

advantages of women aging

hormonal stability no fear of pregnancy more financially stable more time for sex

6

Causes of sexual dysfunction

heart disease atherosclerosis arthritis diabetes prostate problems/removal back problems (neurological) alcohol/medications meds w/ side effects emotional issues

7

how many new patients over 50 are new w/ AIDS

1 in 10

8

why do older adults get HIV

unprotected sex vaginal dryness skin/capillary fragility

9

Signs of sex-related health issues

dizziness after sex excessive sweating chest pain changes in/pain during urination sores/rashes around penis chronic flu symptoms

10

What is herpes

painful/itchy lesions or rashes that come and go

11

what is HPV

soft bumps around penis or inside urethral meatus cauliflower-like lesions

12

What is chlamydia

no symptoms mucous plug before morning urination

13

what is syphilis

painless chancre that heals later neurological and nms effects

14

what is gonorrhea

purulent or watery discharge from penis or vagina

15

what is HIV

persistent or unusual infections/flu like symptoms/fatigue/weight loss

16

practical recommendations for sexual dysfunction in aging patients

std education abstinence/monogamy condom use see specialist hormonal drugs manual devices for males