Tag: dyspareunia

  • Sexual disorders

    Sexual disorders

    Sexual disorders – what can they be? The sexual disorder is a term that refers to a wide range of problems with sexual expression and sexual relationships. These difficulties range from a purely physical reaction to the relationship between partners in general. One of the immediate causes of sexual disorders is sexual neglect and the…

  • Sexual dysfunction in women

    Sexual dysfunction in women

    The term female sexual dysfunction refers to persistent problems with sexual desire for at least 6 months, an inability to produce and achieve orgasm (anorgasmia), or pain that occurs during intercourse (dyspareunia). Difficulties can be associated both with existing health problems and with psychological problems in the relationship between partners. Whatever the cause of sexual…

  • Painful intercourse in women or dyspareunia

    Painful intercourse in women or dyspareunia

    Pain during sex, or dyspareunia, is persistent or recurring pain just before, during, or after intercourse. Painful intercourse may be felt externally on the vulva or internally in the vagina, uterus, or pelvis. Factors such as underlying illnesses or infections can cause painful sex. This is usually treated by identifying the underlying cause of the…