Painful Intercourse (Sex) Topic Guide

Painful Intercourse (Sex) Painful Intercourse (Sex):

Painful intercourse or sex (dyspareunia) is pain or discomfort in a woman's labial, vaginal, or pelvic areas during or after sexual intercourse. Pain during sex can be caused by

The pain may be upon entry to the vagina; deep or cramping pain, and muscle spasms or tightness. Treatment for pain during intercourse is directed at the cause.

Painful Intercourse (Sex) Topic Guide - Visuals

Painful Intercourse (Sex) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

dimethyl sulfoxide Dimethyl Sulfoxide

Dimethyl sulfoxide is used to treat pain and swelling caused by bladder or urinary conditions including cystitis (bladder inflammation or irritation)...learn more »