What happens during sex if vaginal atrophy?

Discomfort, pain, Bleeding. Depending on the severity of vaginal atrophy the person may experience discomfort, pain and bleeding. There is risk of trauma to the vagina due to lack of lubrication, and increased risk of infections.

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Deep vaginal pain with sex. Is it vaginal atrophy or pelvic floor hypertonus? Is there a difference?

Many causes. Vaginal atrophy is a come cause of intercourse pain after menopause. Osphena is a medication that can be very helpful. Pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse and other uterine/ ovarian / Colon/ bladder issues can also contribute. The next step is a pelvic exam by an Obgyn to help guide the evaluation and treatment plan. Read more...