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Women and pain during sex. How common is the problem?
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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Very
Pain with intercourse could be at the time of penetration or with deep penetration.
They could be secondary to infection, endometriosis, vulvodynia, interstitial cystitis, pelvic floor muscle spasms, uterine fibroids, among the most common gynecologic causes.

In brief: Very
Pain with intercourse could be at the time of penetration or with deep penetration.
They could be secondary to infection, endometriosis, vulvodynia, interstitial cystitis, pelvic floor muscle spasms, uterine fibroids, among the most common gynecologic causes.
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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Varies
Overall (e.g. All comers), not very common.
However, in certain subgroups of women (e.g. Endometriosis, pelvic pain, etc...), it may be more common (60%or more).

In brief: Varies
Overall (e.g. All comers), not very common.
However, in certain subgroups of women (e.g. Endometriosis, pelvic pain, etc...), it may be more common (60%or more).
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