For a condition that is so common, we know that it can be still be very difficult to talk about and ask for treatment. We know that pain during intercourse can put huge negative pressure on relationships, let alone a womens’ self esteem. It also has the obvious implications regarding sub-fertility.
It is known a “dyspareunia” and can usually be divided into superficial or deep discomfort or can be a combination of both. Often there are no sinister underlying conditions but this can be associated with conditions such as endometriosis, previous pelvic infections or surgeries. We understand this is a very sensitive subject requiring a delicate empathetic approach. We will look for any obvious causes and offer individualized diagnostic and treatment options.