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San Diego Sexual Medicine
Providing state of the art diagnosis & treatment of your sexual health issues

Are you a post-menopausal woman concerned about low libido?

If so, you could be eligible to participate in a clinical trial to evaluate an investigational medication consisting of a daily intravaginal insert for 28 weeks. You will have to undergo different tests at each visit and complete various questionnaires throughout the study.
To be eligible you must:
  1. Be a post-menopausal woman aged between 40 and 80 years
  2. let the criteria of the clinical study
A financial compensation may be provided on completion of the study. For more information, or to see if you qualify, click the link below:
See study details
This trial is sponsored by Endoceutics and has been reviewed by an Independent Ethics Committee
Welcome to

San Diego Sexual Medicine

Providing state of the art diagnosis & treatment of your sexual health issues

Advanced medicine
Personalized care

Led by world-renowned expert Dr. Irwin Goldstein, San Diego Sexual Medicine provides compassionate, state-of-the-art, culturally sensitive, evidence-based clinical management of sexual health problems for all people no matter race, religion or gender identity. Our sexual medicine program takes into consideration multidisciplinary health concerns. We provide confidential patient care, education and research to improve sexual health through the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of condition or diseases that involve sexual function in both men and women. San Diego Sexual Medicine specializes in treating sexual pain, genital dysesthesia / persistent genital arousal disorder, and other unusual sexual health conditions as well as more common sexual health problems.

Problems with sexual health can impact all aspects of your life—from your medical condition to your intimate relationships. Yet, sexual health has only recently been recognized as an important aspect of overall health. Our staff is LGBTQ friendly, and you will find San Diego Sexual Medicine to be a safe space. Our facility is one of the first in the United States to diagnosis, treat and manage sexual dysfunction through a multidisciplinary program.  Treatments provided are state-of-the-art including recently adding shockwave therapy.

Meet Dr. Irwin Goldstein

Dr. Irwin Goldstein is a world-renowned expert in the field of sexual medicine, Editor-in-Chief of Sexual Medicine Reviews and the founder and medical director of San Diego Sexual Medicine. He is also Director of Sexual Medicine at Alvarado Hospital, and Clinical Professor of Surgery at University of California San Diego.

San Diego Sexual Medicine

SDSM is a multidisciplinary health care facility located in sunny San Diego, CA providing compassionate, culturally sensitive, state of the art, evidence based clinical management for all people with sexual health concerns.  Our staff looks forward to helping you regain your sexual health.

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Patients have the option to speak directly with one of our other sexual medicine experts about your sexual health problems, your management goals, previous evaluations, how we may help you, before scheduling an appointment at SDSM.
Sexual health problems and dysfunction impacts your relationships and your lifestyle...
treatment can improve your overall health and life.
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Experts now recognize that sexual health can impact your overall health

Sexual health is the ability to embrace and enjoy your sexuality throughout your life. It is an important part of your physical and emotional health. Sexual health issues have a profound effect on a patient’s quality of life, including decreases in physical satisfaction, emotional satisfaction, and general happiness. It is estimated that more than 20 to 30 million Americans suffer from sexual health issues. Both men and women are affected by sexual dysfunction. For men, taking care of your erectile dysfunction (ED) may literally save your life as the arteries of the penis are smaller than in your heart; experiencing ED is like having a heart attack in your penis.  For women, your sexual dysfunction also may cause mood swings, muscle weakness and even osteoporosis. Diagnosing and treating your sexual dysfunction may ultimately lead to better bone density and muscle mass.

Sexual problems occur in people of all ages. It can be caused by physical problems and medical conditions, such as heart disease and hormone imbalances, or by psychological problems, like anxiety, depression and the effects of past trauma. While research suggests that sexual dysfunction is common (43% of women and 31% of men) it is a topic that many people are hesitant or embarrassed to discuss. Fortunately, most cases of sexual dysfunction are treatable, so it is important to share your concerns with your partner and doctor.

At San Diego Sexual Medicine we specialize in diagnosing and treating male and female sexual health issues. Not only do we handle common sexual problems, diagnoses and treatments, but we also specialize in complex sexual dysfunction, including endothelial dysfunction, reconstructive/ revascularization surgery for men and women, dyspareunia (sexual pain) in women, and sexual dysfunction after cancer treatment.

Female Sexual Health Issues & Treatments
We treat women with low sexual desire, arousal disorders, orgasmic disorders, sexual pain and hormone management and more.
Male Sexual Health Issues & Treatments
We treat men with low sexual desire, erectile dysfunction, orgasmic disorders, ejaculatory disorders, penile pain, penile curvature, hypogonadism and more.
Everyone deserves to have a healthy sex life
Sex can be fun, exciting, and a time of intimate sharing. However it can also be a time of anxiety and vulnerability when there is a sexual problem. Sexual Problems can be extremely frustrating and detrimental to mood, self-esteem and overall quality of life. They may also be warning signs of a serious medical condition. If you are experiencing sexual health problems we are here to help.
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A promise of quality care

Our focus at San Diego Sexual Medicine is on you, the patient. Members of both the professional and administrative staff of SDSM strive to create an environment where you may experience a sense  of trust and feelings of respect. We are committed to the highest level of integrity and responsibility, working to meet the needs of our patients and their families, as we constantly aim for excellence in patient care and practice management.

Meet the SDSM team

Our sexual medicine experts include specialists from gynecology, neurology, oncology, psychiatry, sexual therapy, and rehabilitation medicine, ensuring that you are cared for by a team of specialists.

Male Clinical trials

A clinical trial is a study of a drug or treatment that involves people who volunteer to participate in the trial. Learn more about our  current male clinical trials we are running at SDSM and find out how you can participate.

Female Clinical trials

A clinical trial is a study of a drug or treatment that involves people who volunteer to participate in the trial. Learn more about our  current female clinical trials we are running at SDSM and find out how you can participate.
Up to 70% of couples have a problem with sex at some time in their relationships
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