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Dyspareunia (Painful Intercourse) Treatment in Montgomery, AL

Dyspareunia Treatment in Montgomery, AL

Painful intercourse, known medically as dyspareunia, is a problem that can interfere with health, happiness and relationships. There are many different reasons why painful sex can occur. While it is most associated with women, dyspareunia can occur in men as well.

Request information about dyspareunia treatment today: Call (334) 781-7319 or contact Dr. Ryan McWhorter online.

Dyspareunia Symptoms

The primary symptom of dyspareunia is pain during sex. However, this pain can come in many different forms. Some symptoms occur only in female dyspareunia, while others occur in male dyspareunia.

Women's dyspareunia symptoms include:

  • Pain during penetration
  • Pain when inserting a tampon
  • Burning pain
  • Aching pain
  • Pain during thrusting or motion

Men's dyspareunia symptoms include:

  • Pain during erection
  • Pain surrounding foreskin
  • Pain when ejaculating
  • Burning pain
  • Aching pain
  • Pain during thrusting or motion

Dyspareunia Causes

There are many possible causes of dyspareunia in both men and women. These causes and risk factors range from physical ailments to mental and emotional factors. Some possible physical painful sex causes include:

  • Poor lubrication
  • Certain medications
  • Inflammation
  • Infections
  • Foreskin damage
  • Genital injury
  • Surgical recovery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation

Some conditions make a person more likely to suffer from dyspareunia, including:

  • Uterine fibroids
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Pelvic tumors
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Endometriosis
  • Menopause
  • Uterine prolapse
  • Cystitis
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Vaginismus (vagina spams in women)
  • Skin disorders

Mentally, certain problems can cause painful intercourse that are entirely psychological. Some of the factors include anxiety, depression, relationship problems or a past experience with sexual abuse.

Dyspareunia Treatment

The best dyspareunia treatment will vary depending on the cause of the problem. The only way to determine the best treatment course is to meet with a dyspareunia doctor or other medical professional.

Some possible painful intercourse treatments include:

  • Counseling
  • Vaginal creams
  • Oral medication
  • Increased lubrication
  • Stopping certain medications
  • Surgery
  • Pelvic floor exercises

Many cases of painful sex are entirely treatable. Treatment typically begins with an initial consultation or appointment to discuss the problem.

Request Dyspareunia Information

Dyspareunia can put strain on a relationship and may seem embarrassing to discuss. But treatment for these issues is available. Request more information about painful sexual intercourse treatment today: call (334) 781-7319 or contact Dr. Ryan McWhorter online.

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