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Can the Depo-Provera cause pain during intercourse?

Can the Depo-Provera cause pain during intercourse?

Yes: I assume you mean "depo-provera" that is used for birth control as opposed to Depo-Provera lupron (leuprolide). Since depo-provera is a progestin used to suppress egg development it will impact the estrogen levels in a woman which can in turn effect the normal vaginal lubrication, sex drive and bacterial environment which can lead to infections. ...Read more

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Why do I have burning/pain during sex? I am on the Depo-Provera shot, and I am having pain during sex. I am also having slight cramping and light spotting. It is a buring pain and only occurs during intercourse.

Why do I have burning/pain during sex? I am on the Depo-Provera shot, and I am having pain during sex. I am also having slight cramping and light spotting. It is a buring pain and only occurs during intercourse.

You: You need to have a complete evaluation. Burning and pain during sex is not normal. Please be sure you are using enough lubrication. But you need to be checked for infection or other problems. Also please be sure with the spotting that your pap smears are up to date, and that you have a negative pregnancy test (obviously unlikely on Depo-Provera but just to be sure). ...Read more

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What can cause pain during intercourse?

What can cause pain during intercourse?

Dyspareunia: Painful intercourse can arise from ligaments of pelvic joint, largest joint in axial spine, the sacroiliac joint. Ligaments are stretched in missionary position as femur leverages & torques the pelvis. Pain generated by sacroiliac joints can radiate to mid-pelvic region, leading to incorrect perception that vagina is problem. Problem particularly in Hypermobility Syndrome. See comments: ...Read more

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What could cause pain during intercourse with no infection?

What could cause pain during intercourse with no infection?

Uterine movement: It could be movement of the uterus during intercourse. It is held in place by ligaments which can get stretched. ...Read more

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Could a yeast infection cause pain during intercourse?

Could a yeast infection cause pain during intercourse?

It could cause: Vaginal and vulvar irritation and burning but not pain inside the pelvis, if the pain is inside teh eplvis could be due to many different etiologies so see your gyn for a workup. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can polycystic ovarian syndrome cause pain during intercourse?

Not often: Pain may occur with enlarged ovarian cysts and smaller ones which may rupture with fluid in ovary (is). ...Read more

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Can HPV disappear completely? So that it is not contagious. Can it cause pain during intercourse in my vaginal opening.

Yes and yes: Research on hpv shows that each persons immune system may handle the virus differently. There seem to be a subgroup of people in whom the virus is not detectable by any way that we know of testing. It can also cause pain at the vaginal opening with sex. Biopsy can be performed to confirm this diagnosis. There are other causes of painful at entry with sex. Other things should be considered too. ...Read more

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What can cause pain during intercourse bottom of vulva & inner muscles. Sore afterwards. Months between sessions (long distance BF) Used lubrication.

What can cause pain during intercourse bottom of vulva & inner muscles. Sore afterwards. Months between sessions (long distance BF) Used lubrication.

Levator myalgia: It is likely that you have one of two conditions. Levator myalgia is a tightening of the pelvic muscles that can be helped by physical therapy and massage. You may also have vestibuIitis, which can be a sensitivity of the vulva. Your gynecologist can diagnose you better. ...Read more

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What type of pain during intercourse is caused by endometriosis?

What type of pain during intercourse is caused by endometriosis?

Dyspareunia: Pain during colitis in patients with endometriosis is due to location of diseased endometrial lining. If it is near vagina, it will cause pain due to thrusting motions and result t pressure near the affected tissue lining. Try changing position or avoid ovulation period of your menstrual cycle when endometriosis would be affected most. Feel better:) ...Read more

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Pain during intercourse me and my partner are expierincing pain during intercourse im 88 he is 86.What could cause this

Because,: Because, at age 88 you are post menopausal your body has undergone physiologic changes. Female hormones decrease after menopause. This can lead to the vaginal tissue becoming drier, thinner and less flexible. Thus, the friction or force during intercourse can injure the tissues. Women sometimes have problems with bleeding, pain or a burning sensation. I suggest you talk with your doctor about ways to increase your lubrication. Sex lubricants can be helpful or sometimes your doctor might suggest a prescription medication. I hope this is helpful. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal pain during intercourse?

What causes vaginal pain during intercourse?

'One size fits all? ': Not always! The vagina is a potential space that undergoes an 'expansion project' during sexual excitement and ultimately intercourse. Inadequate emotional preparation, a lack of lubrication, a vaginal infection, or just plain 'clumsiness' can all inflict pain. ...Read more

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Right side ovary pain during intercourse. What can cause this?

Right side ovary pain during intercourse. What can cause this?

Uncertain: I am assuming that u e a woman but don't know for sure. It sounds like this is deep (vice superficial pain) have u had prior surgery (adhesions), ovarian cysts, endometriosis, hx of uterine fibroids or pelvic inflammatory disease, is your uterus tilted toward the back? There are many possible causes. Please see your gynecologist to evaluate for cause. Often correctable causes can be identified. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain during sex and post-intercourse spotting? I have been married for 4 months now and still experience pain during sex. He is my first and only partner. The pain begins early in penetration and is quite uncomfortable. I have n

There: There are several different problems that could cause your symptoms. Sometimes patients will have a persistent hymen, the membrane at the vaginal entrance. Even though you can have sex, the persistent hymen will cause pain. This can be medically treated. It is important that you have had negative pap smears also so please be sure that your doctor did a pap. Since your doctor noted discharge and inflammation, please be sure that she tested you for infection also. Your symptoms are not normal so please seek out medical evaluation again and let your doctor know your concerns. ...Read more

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Could it happen such that a circumcised penis causes pain during intercourse?

Could it happen such that a circumcised penis causes pain during intercourse?

Interesting question: Overall, no penis should not cause pain during intercourse, unless it is very large and hits the cervix, or partner has some vaginal issues. Circumcised penis causes a little more friction than an uncircumcised penis which slides in and out of the foreskin, but in itself should not cause pain. ...Read more

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What causes pain during intercourse in lower abdomen?

Amny things could: Infection, problems with prolapse of the pelvic organs, fibroids, ovary cyst, bladder or bowel problems, edometiosis, pelvic adhesions, you need to see your gyn for a workup. ...Read more

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Can a circumcised or uncircumcised penis cause more pain during intercourse?

Can a circumcised or uncircumcised penis cause more pain during intercourse?

? For him or her: Tight foreskin is painful for male durinhg intercourse. There is less friction with an uncircumcised penis with an easily retractible foreskin, and more friction with a circumcised penis. Friction can be minimized with lubricating jelly. Intercourse should not be painful, however, would be most painful when an uncircumcised unlubricated penis is introduced into a tight dry vagina. ...Read more

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Cervix pain during intercourse around ovulation time, what is the cause? Trying to conceive x 7 months.

Cervix pain during intercourse around ovulation time, what is the cause? Trying to conceive x 7 months.

Mid cycle pain: Mid cycle pain with intercourse can be a sign of infection, endometriosis or other gyn problem. The ovaries are swollen and sensitive at that time and some level of tenderness is often seen then with nothing wrong. Get a check up with a gyn specialist for more advice. ...Read more

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Can having a slightly tilted uterus cause discomfort/minor pain during intercourse? Also can it make it harder to conceive?

Pain possibly: The tilted uterus has nothing to due with conception. It can cause pain during intercourse but may be different with different positions. However, if the uterus is tilted bc of endometriosis or adhesions this could possibly effect fertility and pain. ...Read more

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2 days after period getting stabing pain in cervix, bleeding between period, pain during intercourse. Serious? Cause? Had CIN 3, removed 1 1/2 yrs ago

2 days after period getting stabing pain in cervix, bleeding between period, pain during intercourse. Serious? Cause? Had CIN 3, removed 1 1/2 yrs ago

See your doctor.: Talk to your doctor so that they can get more information from you and do an exam. There are many different causes for your symptoms, and a visit to your doctor would be needed to help determine the cause. ...Read more

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Doctor, do vaginal infection causes pain during intercourse? It lead to miscarriage? Any problem for next pregnancy?

Doctor, do vaginal infection causes pain during intercourse? It lead to miscarriage? Any problem for next pregnancy?

Yes, no: Yes, vaginal infections can lead to pain with sex. Miscarriages are usually due to unknown factors. Average vaginal infections are unlikely to cause a miscarriage. Next pregnancy will depend on the type of infection. If it is gonorrhea or chlamydia, you could have an increased risk of ectopic pregnancy next time. You should see a doctor and have a pelvic exam. ...Read more

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I often get severe stomach cramp and back pain during intercourse. Ultrasound clear apart from a retro erred uterus. Is this the cause? What causes it?

I often get severe stomach cramp and back pain during intercourse. Ultrasound clear apart from a retro erred uterus. Is this the cause? What causes it?

The retroverted uter: I am not a Gynecologist, but I think the most likely cause is the retroverted uterus. Your uterus is facing "backwards." There's nothing wrong with it - you are just "made" that way (you were born with it, or it developed naturally as you did). The uterus usually points anteriorly (forward) and causes no discomfort as it presses on the abdominal wall. When facing backwards, it presses on the spine ...Read more

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Pain during intercourse==plz help?

Pain during intercourse==plz help?

? Muscles vs Organs: ? Standard pelvic pain workup. If your doc are still guessing then you need to shift gears and began a wellness program, vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, and stretching. Think flesh=muscles/tissue and not organs with chronic pain. ...Read more

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Iud strings causing pain during intercourse?

Iud strings causing pain during intercourse?

Unlikely: The strings need to "wrap wround" the cervix to avoid your feeling them. If they are too long or too short, you may be able to feel them, but it is doubtful they would cause you pain. Have your partner see her gynecologist to check the strings and make sure the iud itself is where it should be. A simple ultrasound can determine proper placement. ...Read more

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What can I do about intense pain during intercourse?

See your doctor: You should not have pain with sex. You need evaluated to find out the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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What does it mean that I have cervical pain during intercourse?

What does it mean that I have cervical pain during intercourse?

Collision: This is known as collisional dyspareunia. Some women find collision with the cervix during intercourse pleasurable & can lead to more intense orgasm. Some women find it painful. Most women have an opinion on this if asked. Can occur due to size discrepancy, uterine prolapse, cervical infections, & uterine retroversion (tilted uterus). ...Read more

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What does pain during intercourse due to endometriosis feel like?

Deep pain: The pain after intercourse in women with endometriosis is ofter described as a deep, sometimes persistent discomfort. There can also be pain during intercourse if the endometriotic implants are in such a place they they get "hit" during intercourse. Intercourse is not supposed to hurt - if it does, there may be something to get checked out. ...Read more

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I am experiencing extreme pain during intercourse, what could be wrong?

I am experiencing extreme pain during intercourse, what could be wrong?

Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more