U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
South Africa
A 50-year-old female asked:

I am 50yrs old female i asked about reasons for feeling my insides are being "jabbed " during intercourse. i can only see gynaecologist in july. my problem is now my vagina hurts during intercourse. no bleeding or pain after.help please?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ogochukwu Okpala
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Dryness: The reason most women in your age group feel the "jabbing" is due to vaginal dryness. Its also the reason you feel pain during intercourse. Try astroglide (not KY jelly) which is water based. Don't use saliva - that dries out and makes it worse. Also take it slow. You might need to have more foreplay before intercourse to become more lubricated.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jul 23, 2021

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.