Testosterone for Women Self Assessment

These questionnaires are used to assist with the diagnosis and management of testosterone deficiency in women. They cover areas of sexuality, depression and quality of life indexes. There are many other similar investigative questionnaires used by health professionals, but these are some of the better assessment and management tools frequently employed when examining sexual and psychological parameters.

  • Sabbatsberg Sexual Rating Scale (for use by pre-menopausal women)
  • Brief Index of Sexual Function in Women (BISF-W) (for use in menopausal women) – Female Sexual Function Index Questionnaire & Female Sexual Function Index Scoring Appendix
  • Becks Depression Score
  • Quality of Life Index
Symptoms
1.) Over the past 4 weeks, how often did you feel sexual desire or interest?
Almost always or always Most times (more than half the time) Sometimes (about half the time) A few times (less than half the time) Almost never or never N/A
2.) Over the past 4 weeks, how would you rate your level (degree) of sexual desire or interest?
Very high High Moderate Low Very low or none at all N/A
3.) Over the past 4 weeks, how often did you feel sexually aroused (“turned on”) during sexual activity or intercourse?
Almost always or always Most times (more than half the time) Sometimes (about half the time) A few times (less than half the time) Almost never or never No sexual activity
4.) Over the past 4 weeks, how would you rate your level of sexual arousal (“turn on”) during sexual activity or intercourse?
Very high High Moderate Low Very low or none at all No sexual activity
5.) Over the past 4 weeks, how confident were you about becoming sexually aroused during sexual activity or intercourse?
Very high confidence High confidence Moderate confidence Low confidence Very low or no confidence No sexual activity
6.) Over the past 4 weeks, how often have you been satisfied with your arousal (excitement) during sexual activity or intercourse?
Almost always or always Most times (more than half the time) Sometimes (about half the time) A few times (less than half the time) Almost never or never No sexual activity
7.) Over the past 4 weeks, how often did you become lubricated (“wet”) during sexual activity or intercourse?
Almost always or always Most times (more than half the time) Sometimes (about half the time) A few times (less than half the time) Almost never or never No sexual activity
8.) Over the past 4 weeks, how difficult was it to become lubricated (“wet”) during sexual activity or intercourse?
Extremely difficult or impossible Very difficult Difficult Slightly difficult Not difficult No sexual activity
9.) Over the past 4 weeks, how often did you maintain your lubrication (“wetness”) until completion of sexual activity or intercourse?
Almost always or always Most times (more than half the time) Sometimes (about half the time) A few times (less than half the time) Almost never or never No sexual activity
10.) Over the past 4 weeks, how difficult was it to maintain your lubrication (“wetness”) until completion of sexual activity or intercourse?
Extremely difficult or impossible Very difficult Difficult Slightly difficult Not difficult No sexual activity
11.) Over the past 4 weeks, when you had sexual stimulation or intercourse, how often did you reach orgasm (climax)?
Almost always or always Most times (more than half the time) Sometimes (about half the time) A few times (less than half the time) Almost never or never No sexual activity
12.) Over the past 4 weeks, when you had sexual stimulation or intercourse, how difficult was it for you to reach orgasm (climax)?
Extremely difficult or impossible Very difficult Difficult Slightly difficult Not difficult No sexual activity
13.) Over the past 4 weeks, how satisfied were you with your ability to reach orgasm (climax) during sexual activity or intercourse?
Very satisfied Moderately satisfied About equally satisfied and dissatisfied Moderately dissatisfied Very dissatisfied No sexual activity
14.) Over the past 4 weeks, how satisfied have you been with the amount of emotional closeness during sexual activity between you and your partner?
Very satisfied Moderately satisfied About equally satisfied and dissatisfied Moderately dissatisfied Very dissatisfied No sexual activity
15.) Over the past 4 weeks, how satisfied have you been with your sexual relationship with your partner?
Very satisfied Moderately satisfied About equally satisfied and dissatisfied Moderately dissatisfied Very dissatisfied Purposefully left blank
16.) Over the past 4 weeks, how satisfied have you been with your overall sexual life?
Very satisfied Moderately satisfied About equally satisfied and dissatisfied Moderately dissatisfied Very dissatisfied Purposefully left blank
17.) Over the past 4 weeks, how often did you experience discomfort or pain during vaginal penetration?
Almost always or always Most times (more than half the time) Sometimes (about half the time) A few times (less than half the time) Almost never or never Did not attempt intercourse
18.) Over the past 4 weeks, how often did you experience discomfort or pain following
vaginal penetration?
Almost always or always Most times (more than half the time) Sometimes (about half the time) A few times (less than half the time) Almost never or never Did not attempt intercourse
19.) Over the past 4 weeks, how would you rate your level (degree) of discomfort or pain during or following vaginal penetration?
Very high High Moderate Low Very low or none at all Did not attempt intercourse

Total Score Severity of Complaints Suggested Action Required
31+ Negligible No testosterone supplementation required
23 – 30 Minor No testosterone supplementation required. Regular exercise regimen, stress control and weight management advised. Baseline total testosterone, PSA and Free Androgen Index (FAI) measurements should be taken at next doctor’s visit and kept for future reference.
15 – 22 Moderate Investigation of testosterone hormone blood status by medical practitioner strongly recommended – total testosterone, PSA and Free Androgen Index (FAI). Exclude underlying medical conditions that may be present – depression, excess alcohol, stress, prescription and recreational drugs, anaemia and prostate disease. If blood results indicate low range testosterone a three month trial with Testofeme Cream can be initiated.
0 – 14 Severe Testosterone supplementation with Testofeme 1% Testosterone Cream for Women is highly recommended. Investigation of testosterone hormone blood status by medical practitioner recommended – total testosterone, PSA and Free Androgen Index (FAI). Exclude underlying medical conditions that may be present - depression, excess alcohol, stress, prescription and recreational drugs, anaemia and prostate disease.