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

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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. 

Bikine Hair Removal Does Not Affect Libido

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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. 


Tanveer Janjua, MD
Bedminster Facial Plastic Surgeon
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