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A 27-year-old female asked:

During start of intercourse vagina felt sore inside but got less painful during intercourse, but also feels pretty sore inside afterwards. normal?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds like dry dock: Dry dock is the place that ships are built and launched. It sounds like your intercourse "ship" is trying to enter "dry dock" and causing discomfort. Try a water soluble lubricant such as Maxilube or K-Y if the seas( natural vaginal lubrication) are not "floating your ship".
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