• Abstract

    A medical disease known as persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD) is the cause of chronic genital arousal. It usually has little to do with sexual desire and can be rather upsetting. The literature on PGAD, emphasizing symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, is reviewed in this study. PGAD is a condition about which there is still much to understand. However, research has linked it to OAB, restless leg syndrome, certain medications, and problems with the spinal cord. Diagnosis depends on the ability to distinguish between physically exhibited arousal and sexual desire, which is motivated by psychology. Current treatment options include education campaigns, counseling, medication, and potential spinal triggers. Other more invasive therapies have also been used, such as clitoridectomy and pudendal nerve ablation, but their success rates have varied.

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Singh, A., Sapkale, B., & Sawal, A. (2024). A review of persistent genital arousal disorder: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Multidisciplinary Reviews, 7(8), 2024167. https://doi.org/10.31893/multirev.2024167
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