Dyspareunia (Painful Intercourse) Treatment

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 (408) 946-9453 or contact us 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:

Men's dyspareunia symptoms include:

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:

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

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:

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 (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

Author
Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG As an expert in preventive care, innovative treatment solutions, and laparoscopic surgery, board-certified OB/GYN Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG, is a trusted practitioner who’s been in private practice since 1985. Dr. Zikria earned his doctor of medicine from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark. He went on to complete a competitive surgical residency program at Georgetown University in Washington. Dr. Zikria then went through a comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology residency program through the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at the Magee-Women’s Hospital. He welcomes new and existing patients to his practice in Milpitas, California.

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