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Pain During Sex

Pain during sex refers to a sensation of discomfort or actual pain in the genital area during the act of intercourse. It could be due to deep penetration, infection, fibroids, tears, etc.

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I have pain during intercourse and a tear in my perineum. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years of age. I lost my virginity at 19 years of age. Since then, I have always experienced pain during sexual intercourse and there is always a tear in the perineum area. I weigh 147 pounds and I am 5 feet 9 inches tall. What is the cause and suggest a solution?  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Pain during sexual intercourse and tearing in the perineum area can have various causes. It is important to consult with a healthcare professional, such as a gynecologist or a specialist in sexual health, who can properly...  Read Full »

I am experiencing pain and discomfort during sexual intercourse post urinary tract infection. How can I overcome it?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 20-year-old, weigh 170 pounds, and am 5 feet and 8 inches tall. I recently completed a 10-day course of 875 mg Amoxicillin and Macrobid. I no longer experience painful urine, discharge, itching, or anything else. My only noticeable symptom is pain during intercourse. When my partne...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and examined your pic. (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). I may describe your symptoms in two ways. Either you had a urinary infection along with a vaginal infection (one has been treated, the other remains) or you never had...  Read Full »

While having sex, we would feel too tight and it was painful too. But now, I feel that my vagina has loosened and we cannot enjoy it. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor,I am here for advice about my current situation. I have been in a long-distance relationship with my boyfriend for six months now. When we were together before, while having sex, he would feel that I was too tight down there, and sex would be painful for me too. But then came a time whe...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This could be occurring due to poor libido in both of you. I do not think in six months your vagina can become so loose that both of you will not enjoy the sex. This is happening probably due to anxiety and psychological reasons. Spend more and more time together, spen...  Read Full »

I am trying to have sex for the first time and facing difficulty during penetration. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am trying to have sex with my husband for the first time. I did not do any sort of sexual activities before marriage. This is my first time. He finds difficulty in penetrating as my vagina did not allow it and it was so tough for me to handle. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.comI read your query and understand your concern. There is always a difficulty in the initial stages for intercourse to occur. This is called vaginismus in which case there is a sudden spasm of the vagina so that it does not allow the intercourse to happen. So in such cases,...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing pain during intercourse, a burning sensation during urination, and an enlarged Bartholin gland. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 23-year-old female, and I experience pain during sexual intercourse with my husband. The pain feels like a knife inside me, and it worsens afterward. I suspect it may be related to my Bartholin gland as it becomes larger, almost like an olive, and I also experience a burning sens...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Based on the information you provided, possible reasons for experiencing pain during sexual intercourse can include: Dryness caused by infection, inadequate foreplay, dehydration, age-related factors, or hormonal imbal...  Read Full »

I have bowel incontinence issues and severe pain. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have bowel incontinence issues and severe pain due to receptive anal intercourse and traumatization. I had rectal mucosa prolapse six years back. Anogenital warts were excised two years back, and hemorrhoidectomy, excision, and fulguration of anal lesions were performed later. I am a...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I have reviewed your case history and attached report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). The procedure you mentioned is definitely for rectal prolapse, and it is necessary considering your hist...  Read Full »

Itching, swelling, painful sex, and urination. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old female. I was suffering from excessive white watery discharge and itching for the last 15 days. From the last three to four days, discharge and itching is reduced but my discharge is a little yellow in color. Also, I tried to have sexual intercourse a few days back, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. You might be suffering from a vaginal infection. As the urethra and vagina are situated nearby, this infection can spread to the urinary tract also. To avoid such infections, keep the genitals clean and dry, and cha...  Read Full »

I have sharp pain in my lower left abdomen during intercourse lately. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having sharp pain in my lower left abdomen during intercourse, in a position when I am on my hand and knees. This pain is a recent development and has not been a problem before. Also, I am not pregnant. And I am certain that I do not have an STI because my husband and I have never...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and can understand your concern. Based on the information that you have provided, there are a few possible reasons for that and I suggest you to follow the instructions mentioned below, Firstly, make sure that you have not missed your period...  Read Full »

I have severe pain while having penetrative sex or when I try to insert my finger into the vagina. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor,I have severe pain when I insert my finger into the vagina and during penetration while having sexual intercourse. What could be the reason?Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. You are having a vaginal spasm. In such cases, the muscles around your vulva and vagina are contracted, so anything inserted through your vagina receives resistance from your muscles. Such conditions usually occur due to stressful sexual in...  Read Full »

Kindly help me know the reason for my pain and difficulty during penetration.

Query: Hi doctor, During intercourse, we faced difficulty in penetration though I lost my virginity. After so many tries, we finally had full penetration, but it was severely painful. After my last sexual intercourse, I started having slight bleeding that did not stop for a whole month. I would like to kno...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for the query. There can be multiple causes for painful intercourse. 1) Intercourse for the first time will be painful because of the hymen tear, and some bleeding may occur due to hymen rupture. 2) The bleeding may be repeated for the next two to thre...  Read Full »

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