Dyspareunia! It can be quite difficult for anyone to talk about this particular condition of painful sexual intercourse.

Whenever you experience any pain during sexual intercourse, it is quite common for you to wonder! “Am I doing anything wrong?”, after all it’s all about having pleasure!

In fact, for a woman having sex is not always pain-free and pleasurable thing.

Most of you can experience pain during intercourse at some or other point of your life. This pain is usually referred as dyspareunia in medical terms.

This genital pain can usually occur during or following sexual intercourse and in some cases it also occurs before intercourse.Dyspareunia

What are the circumstances experienced by a person suffering with dyspareunia?

It has been estimated that almost 60% of all women can experience these episodes of dyspareunia which can occur before, during or after the sexual intercourse. But the exact location of this chronic pelvic pain and even the frequency of pain can vary in every individual.

When you have dyspareunia, you can typically feel a superficial pain at the opening of vagina and even deeper pain during penetration or even while insertion of tampons. Tightening of your vaginal muscles during incursion is also one of the conditions which you can experience due to dyspareunia.

How long can a person suffer with this pelvic pain?

  • If you have vaginal dryness, which result from inadequate lubrication, then the manifestations of dyspareunia, can progress quickly with the use of any commercial lubricant for your vaginal dryness condition.
  • Rather, if you have any vaginal yeast infections, then you can easily recover from dyspareunia by using any antifungal or antibiotic therapy.
  • If you are affected with any kind of sexually transmitted disease, then it can take much longer to recover. It can also recommend more intensive antibiotic treatments to get completely clear off. If you are suffering with the symptoms of dyspareunia from many months or years, then it is very essential for you to participate in prolonged counseling before you get relief from the manifestations of dyspareunia.

What are the ways which can help you to stay away from dyspareunia?

However, certain causes for this dyspareunia such as previous episodes of sexual abuse or distress can’t be evaded. But other causes responsible for dyspareunia can be easily prevented. Some of the preventive measures which are highly recommended to prevent dysperunia can significantly include:

  • Yeast infections can also increase your risk of dyspareunia, so try to stay away from all kinds of yeast infections by practicing good hygienic habits and avoiding moist conditions at your vaginal regions.
  • In order to avoid bladder infection, which are quite potential to increase the risk of pelvic pain, try to urinate immediately after sexual intercourse.
  • Try to practice safe sex by maintaining an appropriate relationship with only one person. By following this essential guidelines you not only protect yourself against several sexually transmitted diseases, rather you can also protect yourself from pelvic pain caused due to dyspareunia.

These are certain recommended guidelines, which you have to essentially maintain in order to avoid the most disgusting pelvic pain during sexual intercourse.