There are many reasons why a woman may experience a sexual health problem. Sometimes determining what is causing the issue is as important as treating it, in case the risk factor can be eliminated and the sexual health concern disappear. Learning that something you are doing or a medication you are taking may cause a problem in the future may mean you want to modify the activity now or talk with your doctor about an alternative medication. You may have several sexual health concerns from the same risk factor or from multiple risk factors. It may be helpful to let your doctor know that you have some of these risk factors because that may help in diagnosing the specifics of your desire, arousal, orgasm and/or sexual pain issues and subsequently in treating them. You may have none of the risk factors listed. The causes and risk factors listed on this site are provided as information only and are not meant for self-diagnosis and treatment.