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Can masturbation cause pelvic pain?
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Generally,no
However, if there is a vaginal, cervical, or fallopian tube infection there may be pain associated with the masturbation process.
See a gyn if it continues.

In brief: Generally,no
However, if there is a vaginal, cervical, or fallopian tube infection there may be pain associated with the masturbation process.
See a gyn if it continues.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Maybe
If the masturbation is vigorous and causing irritation to the tissue it could cause certain types of pelvic pain.
However masturbation and sexual activity can cause increase blood flow to genital tissue thus help with certain types of pelvic pain. I recommend seeing a pelvic pain specialist for further evaluation

In brief: Maybe
If the masturbation is vigorous and causing irritation to the tissue it could cause certain types of pelvic pain.
However masturbation and sexual activity can cause increase blood flow to genital tissue thus help with certain types of pelvic pain. I recommend seeing a pelvic pain specialist for further evaluation
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
In brief: No
Not likely. Insertion of a foreign object into the vagina could however.

In brief: No
Not likely. Insertion of a foreign object into the vagina could however.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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