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is painful intercourse common one year after a vaginal delivery?

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Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Painful intercourse: It depends. If you are breast feeding exclusively, it is possible to have vaginal dryness. I recommend uses lubricants. If intercourse is still painful, there may be other causes.
Answered on Jul 17, 2012

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