Can Bikini Area Laser Hair Removal Cause Loss of Sex Drive?

I have heard that a woman had laser hair removal in the brazillian/bikini area and had a loss of sex drive. Is there any truth to this or any other sexual sensation side effects?

Doctor Answers (2)

Not associated with loss of sex drive

+1
Laser hair removal has not been associated with loss of sex drive. The treated area may become more sensitive after a session, sometimes making it uncomfortable to have sex, but this is temporary. 


Toronto Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 69 reviews

Bikine Hair Removal Does Not Affect Libido

+1

There is no medical reason for loss of libido after laser hair removal in the bikini area. There can be a psychological component where the new look affects the woman in some stressful way.

The best thing is to shave the area that you want to get treated and ask yourself if you like that look or not. 

Regards

Tanveer Janjua, MD
Bedminster Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 25 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.