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A 19-year-old female asked:

Why does sex still hurt me? i lost my virginity 3 weeks ago and i had sex 4 times now but i still feel sore afterwards and i'm not enjoying it.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Well, 1 possibility: Is inadequate foreplay leading to insufficient vaginal lubrication. No lubrication = friction = pain. Another possibility would be that the male's penis is overly large. Tightening of the vagina with attempts at penetration is also possible. I suggest starting with increasing quantity and quality of foreplay. Lubricants can also be used. If this is not helpful, consider seeing your gynecologist.
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