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How long should whiplash last?

How long should whiplash 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 more

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Vaginismus (Definition)

Vaginismus = involuntary tightening of vaginal ...Read more


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How can I get long lasting during intercorse?

How can I get long lasting during intercorse?

Last longer: If you have a problem with premature ejaculation, consultation at a sexology clinic can be very helpful in both learning techniques and drills as,well as applying certain ointments to the head of the penis which help you delay ejaculation during sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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How i can sex long time?

How i can sex long time?

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

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How long should bronchitis last?

How long should bronchitis last?

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 more

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How long dose a UTI last how long can you take antibiotics for?

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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

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How long would spotting last after sex?

How long would spotting last after sex?

Unless this is your : First time having sex, women should not regularly bleed during or after sex. Please see your gynecologist if this is the case. ...Read more

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How long will a pessary last?

How long will a pessary last?

A long time: As long as it does not break down it is still good to use. ...Read more

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How long after ici/ivi should I wait to have sex?

How long after ici/ivi should I wait to have sex?

See remark: I can venture an answer,BUT why not ask the gynecologist that performed the IVI ...Read more

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How long should diarrhea last before medicating?

How long should diarrhea last before medicating?

Diarrhea: Most viral diarrheas last 5-7 days. After a week consult your doctor about getting a stool culture to see if antibiotics are needed. ...Read more

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How long does post-partum depression last? Can it last indefinitely?

How long does post-partum depression last?  Can it last indefinitely?

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

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How long do gonnorhea last after getting treated?

How long do gonnorhea last after getting treated?

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

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How long till I can have sexual intercourse after circumcision?

How long till I can have sexual intercourse after circumcision?

It depends: Once you are fully healed (the scab has fallen off) and you are free from any discomfort, you may résumé your sexual activity. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the vagina to tighten after having sex?

How long does it take for the vagina to tighten after having sex?

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

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How long should a flu last?

How long should a flu last?

Flu: Generally the "flu", meaning the seasonal flu which causes high fever, muscle aches, cough , congestion and lethargy, lasts 5 to 7 days in healthy adults. ...Read more

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How long do hemorrhoids last?

How long do hemorrhoids last?

H veins vs. 'rrhoids: Hemorrhoidal veins are normal. But most people use the term hemorrhoids to indicate they've got problem(s). Some problems wax and wane; others need therapy (topical meds to coagulation, banding or surgery). ...Read more

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How long does the pain last after a hymenectomy?

How long does the pain last after a hymenectomy?

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 more

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How long should I wait to have sex after leep?

How long should I wait to have sex after leep?

Docs guidelines: You should follow your doctors instructions. Most recommend 2-4 weeks to allow the cervix to heal. ...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

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What are the main symptoms of vaginismus?

Pain with sex: Pain and tightening involuntarily when try to insert anything in vagina. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for vaginismus?

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

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I think I may have vaginismus? New bf hurts.

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 do you deal with internal examinations if you have vaginismus?

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

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My wife has vaginismus. We have no sex because she's afraid so much from sex. What do we do?

My wife has vaginismus. We have no sex  because she's afraid so much from sex. What do we do?

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

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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?

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

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Is it possible to have psychosomatic vaginismus?

Yes: Previous negative experiences can elicit a physiological response such as vaginismus to any future or potential stimulii.This is common in sex abuse or rape victims and psychological counselling is a "must" to overcome this issue.. ...Read more

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What all are the treatments n medications for vaginismus?

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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 more

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How to treat vaginismus?

Seek professional: First seek a GYN to ensure there is nothing wrong with your anatomy. If your anatomy is normal then seek the advice of a certified sex therapist. They can help you overcome this problem. Best of luck. ...Read more