Painful Sex: Could You Have Vaginismus?

If you’ve never heard of vaginismus at first skim it might appear as little more than a social media hashtag connoting witty female sayings. In reality, vaginismus is the inability or difficulty in allowing penetration of the vagina. The symptoms vary from discomfort, to burning or stinging with tightness during sex, to impossible penetration. Some women even have difficulty with the insertion of other objects, such as fingers, tampons or a speculum during a vaginal exam, but many are able to allow this sort of penetration, just not sex. ...more
While I found this article very informative and mostly accurate, it lacked one major treatment ...more