What Causes Pain During Sex? Common Causes of Chronic Pain (Part 1 of 3)

Chronic pain in the vaginal area of women is, sadly, pretty common. About 25% of women suffer at some point in their lives from a chronic burning, “knife-like” rawness of the vulva and vestibule called provoked vestibulodynia (PVD) or vulvodynia.The vestibule is that area between the labia minora, the inner lips of the vulva (outside our body) and the urethra (inside our body). It is the part of the “vagina” that women would see if they spread the lips of their vulva open and looked inside themselves with a mirror....more