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Vaginismus (Definition)

Vaginismus is a condition consisting of significant vaginal muscle contraction during attempts at vaginal penetration, ...Read more


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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?

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

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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

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

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What is vaginismus?

Pain on insertion: Vaginismus produces vaginal "tonic" contractions at the opening of the vagina which if entry is "forced" pain will result. Painful intravaginal intercourse has different causes. Try positional changes to see if that helps, and if not see an ob-gyn md. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have vaginismus?

Vaginismus: Vaginismus = involuntary spasm of vaginal muscle which may prevent penetration of vagina by object (penis/ tampon etc) due to pain and spasm. ...Read more

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What are some ways to treat vaginismus?

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

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Is vaginismus and dyspsreunia the same?

Is vaginismus and dyspsreunia the same?

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 more

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What is vaginismus? What makes it happen?

Pain on insertion: Vaginismus produces vaginal "tonic" contractions at the opening of the vagina which if entry is "forced" pain will result. Painful intravaginal intercourse has different causes. Try positional changes to see if that helps, and if not see an ob-gyn md. ...Read more