Vaginal lubrication reduces friction during sex and makes it more comfortable for both partners—but especially for the vagina-haver. Find a sexual health clinic near you. Some women with disabilities report issues with pain and dryness leading to a lack of desire. Sometimes people take a clear health check e. And that pelvic pain is a issue that many people come across and that no one talks about. Do you experience it more as a pain inside your vagina or bum or something that feels more like tummy ache? If you end up seeking medical help or therapy this information can be important.
And if it is a medical problem it may be something like thrush, cystitis or bacterial vaginosis that can be easily treated.
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All questions will be kept anonymous and key details, facts and figures may change to protect your identity. How were you impacted emotionally by your diagnosis? For other people that treatment works, depending on the nature of their condition but for me it did not. Phimosis is where the foreskin is too tight. Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center. For example you might be near the start of your period. Page contents Painful sex in women Painful sex in men What to do.