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Dysfonction sexuelle chez 100 femmes tunisiennes atteintes d ’un cancer du sein

Conclusion Les dysfonctions sexuelles sont fréquentes chez les femmes tunisiennes atteintes d’un cancer du sein. Elles peuvent être d’origine iatrogénique ou psychologique et peuvent dépendre de la dynamique de la relation de couple. Introduction The objectives of this study were to investigate the prevalence of sexual dysfunction in a population of women followed for breast cancer and the factors associated with it. Patients end methods The cross-sectional study was conducted at the Salah-Azaiez Institute in Tunis, over a period of four months. One hundred outpatients followed for confirmed breast cancer were recruited. The questionnaire focused on the life of the couple and the sexuality of women, along with their socio-demographic, clinical, and therapeutic characteristics. The scales used were HADS, BIS and FSFI. Results The prevalence of sexual dysfunction was of 75% in the population of women, with an alteration in sexual relation and couple relationship in respectively 47% and 24.7% of cases. A decrease in sexual desire was noted in 56% of women, a decrease in sexual excitement in 60%, an insufficient lubrication in 53%, a difficulty in attaining orgasm in 59%, and pain during penetration in 39% of the population. Forty-three percent of patients considered themselves satisfied with their sexual life. In univariate analysis, the partner's negative reaction to his wife's disease, the change in the couple relationship and sexual rela...
Source: Sexologies - Category: Sexual Medicine Source Type: research

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