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Is painful intercourse common one year after a vaginal delivery?

Is painful intercourse common one year after a vaginal delivery?

Painful intercourse: It depends. If you are breast feeding exclusively, it is possible to have vaginal dryness. I recommend uses lubricants. If intercourse is still painful, there may be other causes. ...Read more

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Bleeding alot after sex. Sex is painful?

Bleeding alot after sex. Sex is painful?

Please see your gyn: that is not normal could be a number of causes ,infection, to abnormality of the cervix or uterine problems , you need to be evaluated , bleeding after sex and painful sex is not normal ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex 2 weeks after vaginal delivery with condom?

Is it safe to have sex 2 weeks after vaginal delivery with condom?

No: But you should ask your ob, i tell my pts no , as the cervical os is not closed yet and you could get an infection and if you had an epsiotomy it could tear the stitches but ask your OB and follow your ob's advice. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have anal sex immediately after a vaginal intercourse?

Is it safe to have anal sex immediately after a vaginal intercourse?

Better than reverse: If it is not causing any pain, and you don't have any vaginal infection, then anal sex after vaginal sex is not likely to be a problem. Go slow, use lots of high quality lube such as pjur or astroglide, be gentle and stop if it hurts! having anal sex before vaginal sex is likely to cause a severe vaginal infection, so don't go back to the vagina until after you have cleaned up with soap and water. ...Read more

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Is it normal after a mc three months later to experience painful intercourse?

Is it normal after a mc three months later to experience painful intercourse?

Not normal: You should not be having painful intercourse. Please see your doctor for a pelvic exam. They may also want to do an ultrasound to see what is causing the problem. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex after a vaginal delivery with slight tearing and no stitches after 4 weeks?

Is it safe to have sex after a vaginal delivery with slight tearing and no stitches after 4 weeks?

Recommendation: Typically the recommendation is abstinance for 4-6 weeks after child birth. The cervix needs to close and and injuries need to heal. If you choose to resume sexual intercourse at this time use protection. You are at risk of becoming pregnant again. ...Read more

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Is it common to have pain while having sex after healing of third degree vaginal tear after delivery of baby?

Is it common to have pain while having sex after healing of third degree vaginal tear after delivery of baby?

Yes: Sex after having a baby can be uncomfortable for several months and even longer depending on the episiotomy and if you are breast feeding. Be patient and it should improve. ...Read more

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It is normal to bleed a little after sex during pregnancy?

It is normal to bleed a little  after sex during pregnancy?

Possibly: Depends on how rough the sex was. If it continues, check w/your ob> better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Is painful ovalation normal after a miscarriage?

Is painful ovalation normal after a miscarriage?

How soon after: U can have pain when u ovulate but an ultrasound should be done to r/o a cyst and if u want to avoid painful ovulation, low dose bc pills will do that. ...Read more

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Vaginal swelling after or during sexual intercourse. Its never happened before but it's the second time this week.

Vaginal swelling after or during sexual intercourse.  Its never happened before but it's the second time this week.

Using condoms?: If you are using condoms or lubricants, your vaginal swelling with intercourse could be because you have developed an allergy. Latex allergies are becoming more common and can be very serious. They can just cause redness, irritation, and/or swelling one time and result in anaphylaxis and death the next time so you should be very cautious. ...Read more

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Is it normal for intercourse to be painful 5 months after giving birth?

Is it normal for intercourse to be painful 5 months after giving birth?

DYSPAREUNIA: Enough has happened since you gave birth. Although not rare, 5 mos seems like a long time. Please discuss with your gyn. ...Read more

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Had a c section before 2 weeks. Is it safe to masturbate (orgasm) without having a penetration ?

Had a c section before 2 weeks. Is it safe to masturbate (orgasm) without having a penetration ?

I would wait : Surgical incisions takes 4 to 6 weeks for complete healing so I do not recommend any activity that may increase chances of breakdown ...Read more