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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 endometriosis, vaginal changes that occur during menopause, infections, and uterine fibroids or growths. 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.

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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 »