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Monistat 3 day treatment didn't cure my yeast infection. I still have inching and pain during sex. What should I do?

Monistat 3 day treatment didn't cure my yeast infection. I still have inching and pain during sex. What should I do?

Time: Please give yourself a chance to heal before having sex. A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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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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I had intense pelvic pain during sex. I had an ultrasound. my left ovarian cyst had ruptured and the blood was causing the pain. Is there a treatment?

I had intense pelvic pain during sex. I had an ultrasound. my left ovarian cyst had ruptured and the blood was causing the pain. Is there a treatment?

Rest: If this Ultrasound was recent and they made sure you are not pregnant, rest from sexual activity, Naprosyn (naproxen) for pain should allow the cyst to calm down. Should more severe pain occur a recheck at the emergency room would be indicated. ...Read more

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I have pain during sex for 6 yrs w/constant vag.Bact. Infection docs peace one metro which doesn't cure either symptom could this be pid?

I have pain during sex for 6 yrs w/constant vag.Bact. Infection docs peace one metro which doesn't cure either symptom could this be pid?

Infection: Yes. It could be pelvic ingflammatory disease. As a matter of fact both you and youtr partner should get tested and treated if necessary. ...Read more

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Would vaginal dilators be my answer? I have pain during sex and i can't use a tampon would using these help me enjoy sex? It really hurts

Would vaginal dilators be my answer? I have pain during sex and i can't use a tampon would using these help me enjoy sex? It really hurts

Maybe : You can't be diagnosed online, but this sounds a lot like a condition called vaginismus. Vaginal dilators tend to be best for women who have pain because of unusually small anatomy, in vaginismus the problem is involuntary tensing and contracting of muscles. You'd need an exam to know, but there is help available either way. ...Read more

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I don't enjoy sex anymore,my V remains dry while sex,Sometimes have pain during sex, developed a fear for it now, can It be due to my stressed lifesty?

Many reasons: If you are menopausal or perimenopausal then this may be a hormonal issue that can be fixed relatively easily. If you are younger there may be other issues and you need to be checked. ...Read more

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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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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

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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