January 20, 2017 — Sex and Illness

 

Sex and Illness

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Sex and Illness

Any illness can have a dampening effect on one’s libido. The general weakness and fatigue that accompanies sickness will naturally affect a man’s sex drive and ability to respond to stimulation. Also, depending on the nature of the affliction and its severity, his range of movement might be limited to the point where he is not able to engage in sex the way he used to.

In many cases, illness brings with it a certain amount of depression or despair, a feeling of inadequacy, and an image of one’s body as impaired. All of this can result in a decrease in sexual function, even if the illness itself does not.

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For more information on prostate and other urologic cancers, read The Ultimate Guide to Male Sexual Health: How to Stay Vital at Any Age.

“There’s no shame in wanting the fun parts to work right. This book goes a long way in telling you how.”

     —Bill Maher, host of HBO’s
Real Time with Bill Maher

 

Dudley Seth Danoff, MD, FACS, is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Danoff is a graduate of Princeton University, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He received his medical degree at Yale University with honors. He completed his urologic surgical training and fellowship at Columbia University Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. Following his training, he served as a major in the United States Air Force Medical Corps. For more than a quarter century, Dr. Danoff taught on the clinical faculty of UCLA School of Medicine. Currently, he is attending urologic surgeon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is the founder and president of the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Tower Urology Medical Group, the leading urologic practice serving the Southern California community for over thirty years. Dr. Danoff and his wife, Israeli singer Hedva Amrani, are longtime residents of Beverly Hills, California, and have two children: Aurele Danoff, an attorney, and Doran Danoff, a composer.

 

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About the Author:

Dudley S. Danoff, MD, FACS is the attending urologic surgeon and founder/president of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Tower Urology Group in Los Angeles, California. To view his complete medical bio, please click here.

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