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How Long Should Vaginismus Last
Varies: For most people, several weeks to up to 6 months in 60% depending on the severity of the injury and whether you are a male or female as females have less protective muscle bulk in their necks. Also, there may be other structural injuries sustained that may prolong symptoms like disc or facet joint injuries. If it persists and limits you, get it evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Well,....: Sex can be like any strenuous activity, so just like preparing for a sports team, running a marathon, etc., you can exercise and start to build up stamina, so that sex can last longer. If you have premature ejaculation, there may be a Psychological component as well as hypersensitivity on your glans penis. Condoms can help decrease sensitivity and may prolong orgasm. See Urologist if severe. ...Read more
Days to life time: Acute bronchitis will usually last a few days to a few weeks depending on the cause and the treatment. A form of chronic bronchits can last a lfietime depending on the cause and the treatment. If you have a cough or bronchitis that is lasting longer than you think it should, get see by pcp, pulmonologist or other physician and get checke out. Testing may be necessary. Bad things can cause this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Here are some ...: UTI-related voiding Sx such as burning and frequency will be quickly improved within 1-3 days and, most of cases, faded away completely in 5-7 days after taking effective antibiotics. But, occasionally, irritating voiding Sx may linger. If so, be reassessed so to define what may be the underlying cause. So, work with Doc and be checked out timely. ...Read more
Depends, and yes: Each woman is different. Most post-partum depression lasts 4-6 months, and resolves once the woman's hormones settle back into their pre-pregnancy state. For some women, especially those who have a family or personal history of depression or mental illness, the mood disorder can persist. Medicine is a viable treatment option for both temporary and longer term depression. ...Read more
A few days: The antibiotics start to work immediately. Symptoms like discharge or pain with urination usually improve over 4-5 days. You should wait at least a week before resuming sexual activity and only after your partner also has been treated. (If sex is inevitable sooner than a week, for sure use condoms.) ...Read more
The next day: During normal excitation, the vagina lengthens, lubricates, and creates a barrel shape to receive penile penetration. The act of sex further stretches out vaginal tissue, and all of this is normal. The vagina is very resiliant tissue (as evidenced by its ability to return to a smaller caliber after delivering a baby). Many women like to wait several days between sexual encounters to get tone back. ...Read more
Usually not painful: The hypmen is a relatively thin membrane in the vaginal canal and most females don't even know when it being torn..I.E during first relation or tampon use/vaginal exam/pap with speculum etc... Often a simple incisions are aqequate to open the hymen. Some discomfort is common, but if you have excessive pain, consult your doc... Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long is a normal pee supposed to last? I have vaginismus and sometimes it's hard to go and i go a lot. I pee for 3 seconds. Is that bad?
Have vaginismus so vaginal penetration is not good and haven't been able to orgasm through cliteral stimulation within the last month. What's wrong?
Needs eval: First step is to do a thorough evaluation of your problem with a gyn. Some treatable cause might be found. If no treatable cause, then use of graduated vaginal probes could be advised. ...Read more
Just started last night experiencing pain in left ovary when coughing. I JUST started treatment for vaginismus. Can I wait to get it checked?
I was diagnosed last month by my gyne of having vaginismus due to Vulvar Vestibulitis.he just told me to use dilators.can i also use vagi-wave?
Sex pain last 2 yrs&bleed every time.On lots meds but thats typical.Vaginismus from PTSD or med side effects or?Saw neuro,MANY symptoms.SIck every day
Doctor Psychologist: You have multiple issues and meed personal attention and care. These can be helped only with regular visits to a psychologist and a physician. Bleeding after sex needs to be evaluated by a gynecologist. PTSD is associated with sex pain. Your psychologist will b elf good value here. Good Luck! ...Read more
Vaginismus: First, find the cause. A visit to your gynecologist ought to be helpful to start. If the cause is physical, he/she can recommend treatments, such as exercises, medications, or surgery (if warranted). If the cause is not physical but primarily psychological, work with a qualified sex therapist or therapist adept at sexual dysfunction may prove useful. ...Read more
No: Vaginismus involves spasms and pain of the vagina, which can cause pain with intercourse (dyspareunia). Dyspareunia can be from any number of other issues as well. Finding out the cause of the underlying pain or dysfunction is important to get you to a healthy, pain-free state. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatment program...: Vaginismus is considered one of the most successfully treatable female sexual disorders. Many studies have shown treatment success rates approaching nearly 100%. Treatment resolution follows a manageable, step-by-step program involving personal exercises, couple exercises, vaginal dilators, etc. One site where these steps are well described is: Vaginismus.com. Best wishes! ...Read more
Patience & info: Vaginismus requires that you communicate that information to the examining doctor prior to the exam. Additionally, you can assist the MD by using a lubricated tampon at home to help the vaginal opening get used to penetration. The well versed GYN MD has a responsibility to you to be gentle, and take the time with patience to exam you with your feedback as to what is problematic and what isn't. ...Read more
Get treated: This is common and any physician can explain the treatment to you, probably best as a couple. The key is education, desensitization and some graded exercises that are generally highly successful in solving this problem. I hope you will be able to work together on this as a couple and save your marriage. Good luck. ...Read more
I have been using the dialators to treat my vaginismus however even the largest isn't close to my husbands size.. Sex is impossible he can't even go h?
Need for counseling: It isn't the physical size of your husband or dilators that is the problem with entry in vaginismus, rather it is the involuntary muscle spasms that occur from your anxiety from penetration that is the concern. You need to see a Psychologist or Counsellor that specializes in relaxation techniques and sexuality issues. ...Read more
Vaginismus: Treatment for vaginismus varies, depending on what triggered it. Most women with vaginismus find reducing muscle tension using a combination of relaxation techniques, counselling, plus physical therapy with a specialist women's physiotherapist helps a lot. Your local GP or sexual health clinic should be able to help you find local health providers with expertise in treating vaginismus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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