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PGA syndrome (Persistent Genital Arousal)

What is PGA syndrome?

Persistent Genital Arousal (PGA syndrome) refers to the condition in which there is spontaneous, persistent and uncontainable genital arousal, with or without orgasm and in the absence of sexual desire. This condition can affect women of all ages.

are the causes of PGA syndrome?

The exact cause of PGA syndrome is not known but there are certain factors that may be associated with this problem, namely:

  • Irregularity in sensory nerves
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Epilepsy
  • Trauma to central nervous system
  • Post-surgical effects of intervention of malformed veins

What are the symptoms of PGA syndrome?

The symptoms of PGA syndrome may include:
  • Irregularity in sensory nerves
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Epilepsy
  • Trauma to central nervous system
  • Post-surgical effects of intervention of malformed veins
How can PGA syndrome be treated?
syndrome can be treated by:
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Electroconvulsive therapy
  • Medications
  • Surgery to release the nerves from entrapment