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Vaginal Pain

Vaginal pain can be a result of some underlying medical problem or psychological condition. Medical conditions that can cause vaginal pain are yeast infection, gonorrhea, chlamydia, cervical cancer, and injury during sex, delivery, or surgery.

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What is the cause of radiating pain from the vagina after sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my girlfriend for the first time a few days back, and we did not use a condom. I also had not masturbated for a long time. I had put my penis inside her vagina for nearly five seconds, and I had precum on my penis. After this, she has been feeling pain radiating from her...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your worries. No need to get stressed. Pain after intercourse may be due to friction injuries. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with them, and take medicine with consent. I suggest her to follow the given measures. 1. Drink pl...  Read Full »

I am 20 years old and have severe vaginal pain during sex. Please suggest something.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old and have severe pain during sex. It feels like someone has put a paper in my vagina. It will take a very long time before it stops.  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Your symptoms are suggestive of vaginitis, which mainly occurs due to fungal infection. Keep the area dry, drink plenty of warm water, and have a soft diet. I suggest you use antifungal medicines and creams.  Read Full »

As I am getting pain in my vagina, we are not able to have sex. Please help.

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 experience pain and a burning sensation during sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 16-year-old female. I have been sexually active since the age of 13, and I lost my virginity at age 15. The last attempt at having intercourse with my boyfriend was very painful. I experienced an intense burning sensation and it was difficult for me to enjoy it like I used to. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. You are 16 years old and I do not think age has anything to do with the problem you are having.Vaginismus is a psychological disorder in which involuntary contraction of pelvic muscles is seen which is associated with dryness in the vagin...  Read Full »

My fiancee took two I-pills. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, My fiancee was undergoing her menstrual cycle between 30th of last month till the third of this month. We had an unprotected intercourse during that time, and she did not take any contraceptives. Two weeks later, on the 16th of this month, we had unprotected sex again. This time she took ...  Read Full »


Dr. Meeta Bansal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, it was not required to take an I-pill on third of this month. In the next two times, it was required, which she had taken. Bleeding or spotting is because of the I-pill that she took first. But, her periods may be disturbed as she has taken two I-pills in...  Read Full »

I have stabbing pain in my vagina during menstruation. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I am experiencing vaginal stabbing pain during my period. It is the first time it feels like this. It is not cramps. My cramps normally feel different. It got much worse when I wore a tampon. Normally, I always wear a tampon and it never hurts. But even without a tampon, it hurts.  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi,Glad to hear from you.I am here to answer all your questions.Vaginal stabbing pain during your period particularly if it is a new and different sensation for you, could have various potential causes such as infections. Yeast or bacterial infections can cause pain or discomfort in the vaginal area...  Read Full »

We are experiencing discomfort during sex. Please help.

Query: Hello Doctor,I got married a couple of days back. When I tried to have sex during first night after some foreplay, I found my wife's vagina was having a small hole and my erected penis was not able to penetrate. When I tried a little forcefully, the front skin of my penis rolled back exposing the in...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi,  Welcome to icliniq.com. From the available description it appears to be that both of you are first timers. This kind of problem is commonly encountered because of lack of knowledge. I advice you the following things from your next love making session: Devote at least 30 minutes in f...  Read Full »

I have an uncomfortable feeling with pain on one side of the vulva. Can I have vaginal pimple?

Query: Hi doctor,Yesterday I had a bit of pain and an uncomfortable feeling on one side of my vulva, but I ignored it as it was minor. Today the pain got stronger and I noticed a lump in the size of a pea. There is a small white point in the middle and so I guessed it as a vaginal pimple. Now it hurts a lo...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. From your explanation, it appears to be a pimple. Please mention whether you have done shaving of the private area recently, or used any new underwear or washing soap. Kindly send a picture of it and it helps for...  Read Full »

I am a 31-year-old female, and I have bleeding between my periods. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 31-year-old female, and I have bleeding between my periods. My usual bleeding cycle is 34 days. I have one son. I got a C-section seven years ago. For the past four months, I have been getting a mild little dark than usual, bleeding exactly on the 13 to 15th day after my period. It ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. This is mostly ovulation bleeding, which happens in some females and is entirely normal. Pain has many causes, and get an ultrasound scan and let me know. Till then, you can take the Meftal-Spas tablet twice after a meal for three days. If th...  Read Full »

I have pain in my lower abdomen and vagina after sexual intercourse, which I had ten days back. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had intercourse, and I am having lower abdomen pain. It was ten days back. I had light bleeding during the intercourse. Now I have pain near the clitoris area and over the labia lips.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms can be due to, Dryness caused by infection, improper foreplay, dehydration, age factor, or hormonal imbalance. You can try a natural way of increasing lubrication like increased foreplay or can use lubricant gel. Injury due to dryness or deep penetration...  Read Full »

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