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Can sex therapy treat vaginal pain?

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Dr. Traci Seidman
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

A sex therapist may help you learn how to relax before and during intercourse.
Oftentimes vaginal pain is caused from the Kegal muscles tightening too much due to the anticipation of pain. This tightening of muscles actually causes pain once your partner tries to enter.You may be prescribred a set of vaginal dialors to gradually get used to a normal sized penis w/out pain. Do consult your OB 1st

In brief: Yes

A sex therapist may help you learn how to relax before and during intercourse.
Oftentimes vaginal pain is caused from the Kegal muscles tightening too much due to the anticipation of pain. This tightening of muscles actually causes pain once your partner tries to enter.You may be prescribred a set of vaginal dialors to gradually get used to a normal sized penis w/out pain. Do consult your OB 1st
Dr. Traci Seidman
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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes , can be helpful

Yes that can be helpful, once the possible causes of the pain have been totally evaluated and worked up by a gyn who specializes in that area, there are various clinics that do the entire work-up and have the therapy also all around the country.

In brief: Yes , can be helpful

Yes that can be helpful, once the possible causes of the pain have been totally evaluated and worked up by a gyn who specializes in that area, there are various clinics that do the entire work-up and have the therapy also all around the country.
Dr. Alan Patterson
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