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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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Pain During Sex (Definition)

For both men and women, pain can occur in the pelvic area during or soon after sexual intercourse. It can happen at any time during sex -- for example, at the time of penetration, erection, or ejaculation -- or after sexual activity. Eventually, ongoing pain may cause a person to lose interest in any sexual activity. The medical term ...Read more


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What is dyspareunia?

Painful intercourse : The condition that occurs before, during or after. The reason could be physiological, psychological or both. ...Read more

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I have pain during sex ?

I have pain during sex ?

Menopause?: It is more than likely due to hormonal changes. It would be useful to see your doctor to see if hormone replacement is warranted. It would also be helpful to have an examination to rule out other causes. See this site for more information on this topic. http://www.webmd.com/sexual-conditions/guide/female-pain-during-sex ...Read more

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What can pain during sex mean?

What can pain during sex mean?

Male/ female? deep: Or superficial. I am assuming that u e a woman but don't know for sure. Deep 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 identified. ...Read more

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Why do i fell pain during sex?

Endometriosis: You could have endometriosis and you should have a thorough pelvic exam to check for this and ovarian cysts and infections too ...Read more

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How come I have pain during sex?

How come I have pain during sex?

Infection vs tissues: Since you are older i would assume you've had the 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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Why is a boy having dyspareunia?

Many possibilites: Dyspareunia means painful intercourse. Men have this if there are anatomical or physiological problems with erection, such as priapism. There can many other medical or psychological reasons, as well. Talk to your doctor about this, and get a thorough work up. ...Read more

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Does a man feel pain during sex?

Does a man feel pain during sex?

Not really: The greatest distress for the male is probably petite mal following close upon parasympathetic arousal and discharge. ...Read more

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How can you reduce pain during sex?

How can you reduce pain during sex?

Position: Female pain perception during sex oft due to laxity (post-childbirth) of sacroiliac joint (SIJ) ligaments. In dorsal lithotomy (missionary) position, woman's legs perfectly positioned in flexion & lateral rotation & supporting male; placing torquing stress on injured SIJ; arousing severe ligament pain experienced low back & mid pelvis. Solution: female lies on non-involved side; male spoons her. ...Read more

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What can cause acute pain during sex?

Evaluate: There are many possible causes. I will assume this is a woman asking. If there are inadequate vaginal secretions this can cause friction. Aggressive penile thrusting can cause pain. Vaginismus is another possibility. Please have this checked by your gynecologist if this is an ongoing problem. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Broselow
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Dyspareunia (Definition)

Dyspareunia is vaginal pain ...Read more