However, nearly three out of four women will experience some sort of painful sex in their lifetime. For one, painful sex may indicate an underlying medical condition that is negatively affecting your fertility. Second, painful sex itself can make getting pregnant difficult to impossible. Learn what's normal and what's not when it comes to sexual pain, what medical conditions may cause painful intercourse, and what you should do if you're facing this problem. Sexual pain in men can also cause difficulties with conception.
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If you have pain in the area below your belly button and above your legs, this is known as pelvic pain. A lot goes on in the pelvic area; it's home to your bowel, bladder, ovaries, uterus womb and more. That's why when you have pelvic pain, it's important to know the differences between the common causes, to learn what's normal and what's not, and when you should seek help. Persistent pelvic pain, also known as chronic pelvic pain, is pain that is present on most days for six months or more. Jean Hailes gynaecologist Dr Janine Manwaring explains that, for women with persistent pelvic pain, the journey to getting the right diagnosis can be a bumpy one.
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Dyspareunia is painful sex for women. Also, it causes pain during tampon use. The pain may feel sharp, burning, or like menstrual cramps.
Pregnancy sex is not only safe, it's encouraged! Here's what's normal and what's not, plus expert advice and real-mom tips to make having sex during pregnancy as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. You've been trying and trying and—finally!