Why does it HURT when I have sex?? | Dr. Jennifer Lincoln

If sex hurts, it's time to get help because you should NOT grin and bear it. Today board-certified OBGYN Dr. Lincoln reviews what can cause pain and what we can do to help!

0:00 Intro
1:20 Lack of arousal
1:38 Vaginal dryness
2:07 Genito-pelvic pain and penetration disorder
3:04 Vulvar issues
3:31 Endometriosis, fibroids, scar tissue
4:18 Infections
4:40 Bowel issues
4:59 Trauma
5:16 How we diagnose the issue
6:07 Treatments

REFERENCES and RESOURCES to go deeper:

1. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. FAQ: When sex is painful. https://www.acog.org/womens-health/faqs/when-sex-is-painful

2. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Sexual health and relationships. https://www.acog.org/womens-health/healthy-living/sexual-health-and-relationships

3. The International Society for Sexual Medicine. What is pelvic floor physical therapy? https://www.issm.info/sexual-health-qa/what-is-pelvic-floor-physical-therapy/

3. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Practice Bulletin 213: Female Sexual Dysfunction. July 2019.


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