Dyspareunia is known as painful sexual intercourse. It is a condition that shows recurrent genital pain occurring before, during, and after intercourse. It is managed by applying topical estrogen on the vaginal surface.

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Does pain from SIBO discourage one from having sex?

Query: Hi doctor,My wife was diagnosed with SIBO a few months back. We changed our diet to compensate, and now she is on antibiotics. The pain in the gut is persistent. She does CrossFit twice weekly and wall climbs at the gym. But says the pain discourages her from having sex. Any ideas?  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. So we need to consider a partial response for the treatment. We should also rule out other causes of abdominal pain. What is the exact site of pain? Is it upper abdomen, lower abdomen, or generalized? Is there any vaginal discharge, burning and ...  Read Full »

Why do I have vaginal pain during sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old woman. I got married a year ago. But, we could not have sex successfully. Whenever we try, I am getting severe pain in my vagina. What shall we do?  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Failure to penetrate the vagina by erect penis along with severe pain is indicative of two things. One is vaginismus, if he is not able to penetrate from day one and the other could be any other pathology resulting to dy...  Read Full »

Why do I have a painful and stressful penetration?

Query: Hello doctor, I am facing a problem with penetration. It is very painful and stressful and it is causing a lot of frustration. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would be happy to help. If you have started sexual activity recently, this will be normal and take time. With time, your pelvic muscles will be relaxed, and there shall be no pain. If you have tried multiple times and still penetrative ...  Read Full »

I have pain during penetration and could not do sex. Kindly help with medications.

Query: Hello doctor, My query is related to my first-time sex. I got married for four months, and since that time, we are trying to have sex. But it is painful for me, so I do not allow my husband to enter fully. Please suggest some medication or some oil/gel for use. I am not seeking permanent medicines...  Read Full »

Dr. Sharath Kumar. C

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have a tight vagina or dyspareunia. A tight or narrow vagina causes pain or discomfort during sex, especially in virgins. If there is pain or difficulty with penetration, it may be due to inadequate stimulation and arousal. Additionally, pain during penetration...  Read Full »

Why do I get pain and pressure in pelvic area during intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I only have one sexual partner for almost a year. However, during intercourse, I feel that I am having a pain in my pelvic area and it is a sudden sharp pain. Sometimes it is random or happens during deeper penetration. It feels like pressure and almost seems like it is gas but I am n...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is important in your case to rule out the possibility of pelvic inflammatory disease. Now points in favor are history of chlamydia and UTI in the past, pain on deep penetration and tenderness on the left side of abdomen. These are the sufficient point to evaluate ...  Read Full »

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