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Intercourse is sometimes painful with my partner and i'm worried about vaginismus. What are the major symptoms?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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