Painful sex is one of the most common complaints that presents in our practice. There are a multitude of causes for painful sex such as, hormonal changes, pelvic floor muscle issues, and neurological changes. Below is an article about congenital neuroproliferative vestibulodynia, which is a condition some woman are born with. The primary symptom is hypersensitive nerve endings surrounding the vaginal opening causing any type of penetration to be extremely painful. Like the woman in this article, finding a provider who understands painful sex is often a challenge. I hope articles like this will help encourage women who are struggling with painful intercourse to continue to find a provider who will help them overcome their pain. At Maze Women’s Health, we are dedicated to finding solutions for painful sex.
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