Painful Sex For Women

Painful Sex For Women
Painful Sex For Women Painful Sex For Women

Experiencing some pain or discomfort during sex is fairly common. However is you experience significant pain during and after intercourse it could indicate other problems

WHAT COULD CAUSE PAIN DURING SEX

If you regularly find sex painful, you should visit your doctor to check there are no underlying causes. Painful sex falls in to two categories: deep pain and superficial pain.

CAUSES OF DEEP PAIN DURING SEX

Deep pain is when you feel pain deep inside you, such as when your partner thrusts, or when the penis or sex aide is fully inside you. Common causes of deep pain include:

CAUSES OF SUPERFICIAL PAIN DURING SEX

Superficial pain is when you feel pain before the penis has fully entered in to your vagina. For example, at the entrance of your vagina rather than deep inside. Common causes of superficial pain include:

  • a skin condition like eczema
  • thrush
  • injury to part of your vagina
  • a foreign body being inside the vagina
  • having a dry vagina often during menopause or after childbirth
  • STI’s such as genital herpes.

YOUR NEXT STEP

If you regularly find sex painful, you should visit your doctor to check there are no underlying causes. If you are concerned about any gyneacological problem that may require further investigation take action.

Dr Gailani can offer advice on a possible diagnosis, further investigations and suitable treatment.

First, we would advise that you see your general practitioner and possibly obtain a referral to see Dr Gailani at http://www.omargailani.com.au/