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Will having sex for the first time at the age of fifty-eight present any problems that I need to be aware of?

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I am in a new relatioship and my partner is anxious for sex. I am 58 and still a virgin. My partner has asked me to marry him and I have said yes but the problem is I don't think he believes me that I am a virgin. Will having sex for the first time at my age present any problems that I need to be aware of?
Posted Sat, 8 Sep 2012 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Minoo Bhagia 6 hours later

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You must have stopped having your periods by now that means you are menopausal.

Menopause causes vaginal dryness so you have to use oestrogen creams locally.

Apart from that I don't think there is any problem having sex at this age.

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