Sexual Wellness Specialist

Kelly Morales, MD, FACOG -  - Obstetrics & Gynecology

Kelly Morales, MD, FACOG

Obstetrics & Gynecology located in San Antonio, TX

Sexual wellness is a topic many people feel uncomfortable discussing, but it’s a crucial part of your overall wellbeing. Kelly Morales, MD is a friendly and professional OB/GYN who provides sexual wellness information and resources for women in and around San Antonio. If you have questions or concerns about sexual wellness, call or book an appointment online today.

Sexual Wellness Q & A

What is sexual wellness?

Although there’s no clear definition, sexual wellness relates to your physical, social, and emotional well-being associated with sex. This may include numerous health concerns, such as:

  • Safe sex
  • Pleasurable sex
  • A healthy relationship with your body
  • Healthy sexual relationships
  • Female sexual dysfunction
  • Reproductive health
  • Family planning
  • Birth control and preventing unplanned pregnancies
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Cancers and other diseases that affect your reproductive system

What is female sexual dysfunction?

Female sexual dysfunction involves persistent problems with sex that interfere with your relationship or overall quality of life. This condition includes a variety of physical, emotional, lifestyle, and relationship causes.

Sexual dysfunction can create a variety of unpleasant symptoms, such as:

  • Pain during sex
  • Difficulty getting aroused
  • Inability to orgasm
  • Decreased interest in sex

If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, Dr. Morales can help. After performing a physical exam and reviewing your medical history, she may run tests to rule out potential causes for these symptoms.

If there’s no underlying medical condition, Dr. Morales may suggest treatments for sexual dysfunction, such as:

  • Hormone therapy
  • Nonsurgical vaginal rejuvenation
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Sex therapy

How does an OB/GYN support sexual wellness?

Dr. Morales is a compassionate OB/GYN who understands that some topics are difficult to discuss. She approaches sexual wellness with great care and maintains a safe and unbiased space for you to share any concerns.

With a holistic and progressive approach to medicine, Dr. Morales listens attentively to your symptoms and answers any questions you may have about sexual health. Whether you’re experiencing painful sex or worried about getting pregnant before you’re ready, she develops a personalized treatment plan that best addresses your needs.

Depending on your situation, this may include:

  • Contraception counseling to prevent pregnancy
  • Fertility counseling to encourage pregnancy
  • Hormonal or nonsurgical Votiva treatments for sexual dysfunction
  • Screening for STDs
  • Preventive screenings like Pap tests and treatment for cancers
  • Suggestions for therapy to cope with unhealthy relationships or emotional concerns

To learn how you can take control of your sexual wellness, call the office of Dr. Kelly Morales, OB/GYN, or book an appointment online today.

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