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A 19-year-old female asked:

How to avoid pain during sex?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Pain: Pain during sex is dyspareunia. Common causes include the following: provoked vulvodynia, inadequate lubrication, postpartum dispareunia, and vaginal atrophy. Vaginismus which is contraction of pelvic wall muscles can be a problem too. Pelvic infection or cervical infection or endometriosis possible too. If a regular problem you should be seen be a provider.

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Seek: Gynecological evaluation to determine the cause ; solution to the pain.
Last updated Dec 1, 2019
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