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 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. C Sharath Kumar

Infertility Specialist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 does my perineal area burn while urinating?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old woman. My perineal area burns if my urine touches this area while I urinate. Having sex is also very painful. Should I be concerned and what can I do to ease this?  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Udey

Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your complaints are burning sensation around perineum whenever urine touches it, painful sexual intercourse and raw areas. It looks like that you might have a genital infection. To be more specific, if you have reddish colored lesions, erosions/vesicles over genital...  Read Full »

What should I do to help myself open up for intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I am married for almost a year, but we are not able to have sex. It hurts a lot when we try to have sex. I tried lubricants too still it is not of any help. I can insert one finger, but while trying to have sex, I think I become conscious, and that is why it hurts, so we cannot contin...  Read Full »

Dr. Adithya Sunka


Answer: Hello, Welcome to I do understand the kind of distress you are going through currently. It must be really difficult for you. I appreciate the fact that you have elaborated on your problems in detail. There are a lot of individuals who have such problems/concerns. However, if those c...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a solution to ease my partner's pain during intercourse.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old, and my wife is 25 years old. We got married two years back. We have been trying to have intercourse since then but could not get it done. We both involve proper foreplay and have good sexual arousal. I experience good erection, and she also gets lubricated well insi...  Read Full »

Dr. Riyazudeen A S

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Is she getting her monthly periods properly? Does she undergo any surgery? Few pelvic exercises are there. I will guide you. Meanwhile, try to insert while having intercourse as much as possible. The diameter will be small initially. As you keep penetrating, the ...  Read Full »

Is pain during sex in the initial stages of marriage normal?

Query: I recently got married and whenever we try to intercourse, I feel a bone at the entrance of vagina which is causes unbearable pain. I tried taking a painkiller Voren before an hour as well but all goes in vain. Can any gynaecologists please advise what should we do in order to avoid this pain.  Read Full »

Dr. Ahmed Amdihun Essa

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Happy to respond for your problem. 1. First of all, this is the most common problem for short period after marriage but for sure if you understand my advise it will be gone and gone forever. 2. My advise for you is you have to understand each other, male and female are different in sexual cycl...  Read Full »

I have pain during sex. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I feel pain during sex. I had bleeding for the first time when I tried, so I thought it is easy to take it, but it hurt me. So I stopped him now, I cannot have sex.   Read Full »

Dr. Parth Singh

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Pain during such a pleasurable thing like sex is a spoiler. There are a few common causes of severe pain during sex. 1. Any unhealed injury or abrasion in the vagina. 2. Any infection in the genital tract. 3. Doing sex while the vagina is still dry. 4. Uncomfort...  Read Full »

How can I get relief from pain after painful sex?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past two days, I had painful sex. It feels like it is going to tear down there. It became unbearable, and it is hurting a lot.  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It seems like you have some vaginal infection or lack of lubrication or foreplay which is causing the problem. Proper foreplay and adequate lubrication will help you get relief from the pain. However, if you have a doubt then get yourself checked by a gynecologist and g...  Read Full »

Why does it hurt so much when my partner tries to penetrate me?

Query: I am a virgin.female gender, I am finding it very hard to let my guy penetrated me,each time he try too,I feel Much pains like a big stone is on me ,please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. C Sharath Kumar

Infertility Specialist, Sexologist

Answer: You have Tight Vagina that is coming Dysparunea Tight or narrow vagina causes pain or discomfort during sex. If there is pain or difficulty with penetration, it may be due to inadequate stimulation and arousal. Additionally, pain during penetration may be a sign of a condition such as tight hy...  Read Full »

What can be the reason for white vaginal discharge and foul smell?

Query: Good day doctor I have never enjoy sex before each time i have sex its so hurt and my vaginal always have white tissue all the time and the smelling is bad pls help me out  Read Full »

Dr. Sanya Dhingra

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello. Greetings from icliniq . I understand your concern. I would like more details about your vaginal discharge like is it curd like white and in consistency . Does it itch ? Do you have any problems with urination ? Because this could be a bacterial or fungal infection which needs treatme...  Read Full »

Why is there pain while having sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old woman. I am currently on birth control. My boyfriend and I have tried to have sex on three separate occasions, and everything seemed to be going fine until there was unbearable pain, like my vagina is too small or something. I know it is supposed to hurt the first ...  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Pain during sex in your case may be due to one of the two causes. Some muscle fiber tears during different positions during sex, there are intense movements, and the second possibility is pelvic infection. You did not give the previous history of sexually transmitted di...  Read Full »

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