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Women's Intimacy Clinic

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​It's worth talking about

Sexual and emotional intimacy concerns are common among women of all ages.

Marshfield Clinic Health System has a Women's Intimacy Clinic in Wausau and Weston that helps you feel comfortable for sex and intimate situations. Women's Intimacy Clinic offers a multidisciplinary approach with a gynecologist, physical therapists, psychologists and sex therapist to ensure more accurate diagnosis and individualized care based on your unique needs.

Female sexual dysfunction 

Female sexual dysfunction, or FSD, includes a variety of symptoms.

In women of all ages, FSD might show as:

  • Lack of desire or arousal
  • Painful sex and vaginal discomfort
  • Absent orgasm

The National Institutes of Health reports 40 percent of women experience FSD. This percentage is even higher for cancer survivors.

Causes of FSD

In addition to cancer, FSD comes from

  • Anxiety
  • Contraception
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Menopause
  • Pregnancy
  • Surgery
  • Trauma

Skin conditions cause FSD, too. Sometimes this displays itself as vaginal or vulval pain, which significantly impacts daily living and affects relationships.

Regardless of the cause, your concerns and symptoms are valid and important. Whether you are heterosexual, homosexual, asexual or just wanting to be sexual, our team evaluates your needs and individualizes a care program to help get you back to peak sexual intimacy, health and pleasure.    

It's healthy to talk about your sexual health

We encourage you to talk about sexuality and intimacy at any point you feel concerned or have questions.

Call the Women's Intimacy Clinic if you have concerns about:

  • Decreased sex drive or sexual desire
  • Hypoactive sexual desire 
  • Impaired arousal and orgasm
  • Painful sex or sexual pain
  • Trouble with intimacy 
  • Vaginal dryness 
  • Vaginal or pelvic pain

You can also email the clinic at:

Treatment options

Usually, a combination of treatments helps women with sexual and emotional intimacy concerns.

Counseling, education, physical and sex therapy, surgery, and medications are common treatments and solutions we provide.

We give you the educational resources you need to fully understand your unique experiences with sexuality and intimacy.

Women's Intimacy Blog Posts

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The Rounds: Women's sexual health 

Sexual health is an important part of overall health, identity and happiness. Yet for many people, including medical providers, the topic can be uncomfortable to discuss. Dr. Hajira Yasmin is working to change this stigma and empower women to own their sexuality.  Read more

More Women's Intimacy stories:

Restoring your sexual health: 3 reasons to seek help

Is sex painful? 4 reasons to talk to your doctor