Tag: painful sex
Is it normal for a virgin girl to bleed a lot after sex?Updated 21 June 2018 under Ask Us.
Not everyone who has sex for the first time will bleed. For those who do experience bleeding after their first sexual experience, it is usually spotting but not heavy bleeding. […]Read more »
What can I use to prevent vaginal dryness and peeling?Updated 5 February 2018 under Ask Us.
In general, you can usually prevent vaginal dryness and dry skin by avoiding irritants. An “irritant” is something that causes “irritation” which can lead to redness, dryness, peeling skin, or […]Read more »
I’m 19 and a virgin and have a septate hymen. Is it okay to have sex with a septate hymen or should I get it removed first? Please help!Updated 22 November 2017 under Ask Us.
You can see in the picture below of the “septate hymen” that you have an extra band of hymeneal tissue that is partly blocking the opening to your vagina. Ask […]Read more »
Cystic Fibrosis: What Should I Know About Sex?Updated 17 September 2019 under Health Guides.
You may be thinking about what it means to be involved in a sexual relationship. It’s normal to think about sex and have sexual feelings. Having CF has no impact […]Read more »
VaginismusUpdated 8 May 2022 under Health Guides.
Vaginismus is a symptom of a larger condition called genito-pelvic pain and penetration disorder. Vaginismus is feeling of pain around the vaginal opening. This occurs because the muscles at the […]Read more »
VulvodyniaUpdated 23 August 2022 under Health Guides.
What is vulvodynia? Vulvodynia is pain or discomfort when the area around the vaginal opening (vestibule) is touched, particularly when pressure is applied such as after trying to insert a […]Read more »
Is it normal to bleed A LOT when losing your virginity? I don’t understand why, and I’m quite nervous, to be honest. It was my first time and my boyfriend had to stop because I couldn’t handle the pain.Updated 30 April 2015 under Ask Us.
It is normal for some women to bleed the first time they have vaginal intercourse but at the same time some women don’t bleed at all, and that’s normal too. […]Read more »
Is it possible for a penis to be too large to enter a vagina?Updated 21 January 2014 under Ask Us.
When a woman feels aroused or interested in having sex, her vagina makes a natural lubricant that helps glide a male’s penis into the vagina. It also helps if the […]Read more »
While having sex I get very dry and sore. Is this normal?Updated 16 January 2014 under Ask Us.
No. Your vagina produces natural lubrication that makes intercourse comfortable. Lack of lubrication may be due to you not feeling aroused or from taking certain medications. Sometimes vaginal soreness can […]Read more »
Why does sex hurt sometimes?Updated 28 February 2014 under Ask Us.
There are a few reasons that sex might be uncomfortable or hurt sometimes. Don’t try to tough it out. Pain is the body’s signal that something isn’t right! If you […]Read more »