Pain During Intercourse (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care
A woman should always consult a health care provider if she is experiencing new or worsening pain, bleeding, or discharge following intercourse.
Pain related to intercourse is a condition most appropriately checked by a primary health care provider or a women's health specialist (gynecologist). Other specialists, such as a psychiatrist or psychologist and a urologist, may also be consulted depending on the underlying cause.
Pain during intercourse is generally not an emergency. A woman should seek care in a hospital's emergency department if she experiences any of the following symptoms:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/12/2014
John G McManus Jr, MD
Richard D Warren, MD
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