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Dr. Andrew Broselow
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Painful Vaginal Sex (Overview)

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Could problems with intestine or colon cause painful vaginal sex and constant right side pelvic pain? Have gastrointestinal issues as well.

Could problems with intestine or colon cause painful vaginal sex and constant right side pelvic pain? Have gastrointestinal issues as well.

Probably not related: ...but it would be helpful to understand what "gastrointestinal issues" you may have to better answer your question. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Broselow
39 Doctors shared insights

Painful Vaginal Sex (Overview)

Painful vaginal sex


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Having Safe Sex (Checklist)

Use protection (condoms) when in doubt about status of sexual partner
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Visit physician to be screened for STDs.
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Is anal sex more painful nd dangerous dan vaginal sex? Wat things must b taken care off during sex?

Is anal sex more painful nd dangerous dan vaginal sex? Wat things must b taken care off during sex?

The anus was not: Made for that, anal sex can cause a bad infection for you or your partner, anal sex can sometimes cause a tear or perforation of the rectum which would be a medicial emergency, it can permanently damage or injure your anal sphincter which can cause in some people not being able to control your gas or feces so it leaks out uncontrollably, I do not advise anal sex. The vagina was made for that. ...Read more

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I have vaginal itching, painful sex and burning when urinating. Got tested no stds what could be wrong?

I have vaginal itching, painful sex and burning when urinating. Got tested no stds what could be wrong?

UTI?: The usual causes of those symptoms are infection. The infection could be a urinary tract infection or vaginal infection. I don't know exactly what you got tested for but you would need tests for bacteria in the urine such as E. Coli and tests for gonorrhea, chlamydia, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Other possibilities would be an allergy to a product you are using there (soap, lubricant) ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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I have dark brown vaginal discharge, painful urination &sex. It burns and it even bleeds; I took antibiotics, could it be a yeast infection?

I have dark brown vaginal discharge, painful urination &sex. It burns and it even bleeds; I took antibiotics, could it be a yeast infection?

Could be: Or another vaginal infection. Get checked so you can be treated as soon as possible and get back to normal! ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Yesterday I had sex for the second time, the first time being 3 years ago. It was rough and painful But until today ive had some light vaginal bleedin?

Yesterday I had sex for the second time, the first time being 3 years ago. It was rough and painful But until today ive had some light vaginal bleedin?

You may have trauma: The bleeding may represent an injury either to you vagina or residual hymen. The extent of such trauma may be quite significant at times. Evaluation by your Gyn doctor is advisable to see if you need any special treatment. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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I have a protrusion at the lower base of my vaginal entrance. I think it is this which makes sex painful/uncomfortable. Any ideas?

Gynecologist?: If you're having discomfort that's being caused by some tissue at the vaginal opening, it's a good idea to be examined by a gynecologist. It's possible that there is something treatable. ...Read more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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After kind of painful sex, is it possible to have "mild" vaginal prolapse? Seems like some of what should be inside, is outside. Can I wait it out?

After kind of painful sex, is it possible to have "mild" vaginal prolapse? Seems like some of what should be inside, is outside. Can I wait it out?

Yes: You can "wait it out" but you'd probably feel better if you had a gynecologist take a look. Prolapse can come and go but it's nice to be sure there's nothing else going on, and talk about ways to manage prolapse (if that's what you have). ...Read more

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During sex, I often get feeling like I need to defecate, I also find sex pretty painful and really hard to feel vaginal orgasm.

During sex, I often get feeling like I need to defecate, I also find sex pretty painful and really hard to feel vaginal orgasm.

Need evaluation...: How long have you had these coital symptoms? How long may they last? Have you been checked and treated? If yes, how soon have you felt better? . .. And more? Clinically, some irritation from the disorders of local tissues like muscles, nerves, etc. By mechanical or chemical factors may be blamed. How to sort these things out correctly? Go to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish to... ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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Any reason why am I having vaginal tenderness and painful sex?

Any reason why am I having vaginal tenderness and painful sex?

Dyspaerunia: ? why sex painful for woman. Assuming exogenous lubricants successful, a possible cause is sacroiliac joint subluxation caused by the missionary position exerting leverage on this joint. Pain generated from this joint is known to refer to the mid-pelvis. See an Osteopath to find out if this might be the cause. ...Read more

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Any ideas on why I'm having vaginal tenderness and painful sex?

Any ideas on why I'm having vaginal tenderness and painful sex?

Dyspaerunia: ? why sex painful for woman. Assuming exogenous lubricants successful, a possible cause is sacroiliac joint subluxation caused by the missionary position exerting leverage on this joint. Pain generated from this joint is known to refer to the mid-pelvis. See an Osteopath to find out if this might be the cause. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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Have an ultrasound
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Hi I have a large lump on the anterior part of my vaginal wall. It sometimes itches and is painful during sex. It has been there for about a week...

Hi I have a large lump on the anterior part of my vaginal wall. It sometimes itches and is painful during sex. It has been there for about a week...

Doctor: May be a cyst that is infected or some type of glandular infection. Tell your doc about it and may want to use an antibiotic or exam you. Either way sounds ok but call the doc and ask ...Read more

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Can I use a tampon with a cyst that is located on my vaginal wall? My doctor says its pretty small and sex isn't painful. Help!

Can I use a tampon with a cyst that is located on my vaginal wall? My doctor says its pretty small and sex isn't painful. Help!

Yes: Cysts on the vaginal wall are usually from gartner's duct and are benign. They can become large enough that they are noticeable but if small, they do not require treatment. ...Read more

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Vaginal area itches so much. It's painful to have sex it's almost a burning sensation every time its touched. What do I do to cure this?

Vaginal area itches so much. It's painful to have sex it's almost a burning sensation every time its touched. What do I do to cure this?

See dr: It sounds like it may be a yeast infection, but many things can cause bad itching/burning of the vaginal and vulvar skin, and an exam is needed to make an accurate diagnosis and get the right treatment. ...Read more

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About 3 days ago I had sex with my fiance I ejaculated inside her. Her vaginal area is now red, itchy, swollen, and painful. What can cause this.

About 3 days ago I had sex with my fiance I ejaculated inside her. Her vaginal area is now red, itchy, swollen, and painful. What can cause this.

Vaginitis: Tough to say without being able to see in person but a common cause of the symptoms you describe is a yeast infection. An allergic reaction is also possible but it does not sound as if you used a condom. Finally, a bacterial infection is possible. See a doc in person for continued symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump on the inside of my vaginal opening it hurts when I sit a certain way when I walk and it's very painful during sex I am 49 years?

I have a painful lump on the inside of my vaginal opening it hurts when I sit a certain way when I walk and it's very painful during sex I am 49 years?

Sore?: It could be many things including an infection, sexual infection or could be a cyst. Hard to say but if it is really causing you problems you should see your doctor to sort it out. ...Read more

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I have swelling directly underneath my urethra all the way to my vaginal opening, painful to sit down. It doesn't hurt when urinate. Would sex cause this?

Urethral diverticula: The swelling may be a urethral diverticulum that occurs under the urethra. Sex is not a cause but you need an examination to determine the cause ...Read more