Sex pain vagina

Let’s talk about when sex hurts and what you can do about it. Vaginismus is a powerful and often painful contraction of the muscles around the entrance to the vagina (the pubococcygeal muscles), which makes penetration painful or impossible. Coady has found that applying a coating of natural oils like vitamin e or safflower, coconut or olive oil three or four times a day for a month or two can hydrate the vulvar skin, strengthen it and even heal fissures. Learning some techniques can help relax the vaginal muscles and decrease pain levels.

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He or she may be able to provide you with a proper diagnosis. Some (but by no means all) are sexually transmitted. All the reasons why it might feel like your loins are on fire.