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Why do I experience pain during orgasm?

By July 22, 2011 - 5:46pm
 
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I am going to be 40 in less then 3 months. I have always been a sexual woman, who has enjoyed orgasms. In the last year and a half I started experiencing pain during orgasm. As soon as I feel the orgasm coming on, it feels like me uterus is contracting, and I feel a dull pain, it causes me to not orgasm the same way. This has become frustrating to me and my husband of the last 15 yrs.
I have been to my gyn and I was treated for mild dsyplasia, but he told me that does not explain the pain, he doesn't seem to know what the problem is,,,, can anyone help with this? Thanks

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Anonymous

There's hope !!!!! There's no one solution for all - so everything needs to be considered
It could be ovarian issues or endometriosis if the pain is more abdominal - they definitely have solutions - drugs, surgery for ovarian if necessary, exercise, etc
It could be hormonal stuff - as with removal of ovaries or menopause that causes plenty burning or dryness and pain - needs loadsa lube and possibly docs might give hormone supple if needed
It could be appendicular mass if the pain is in the right lower quadrant of abdomen
If the tests are all negative - it could still be muscular trigger point in abdomen or pelvis - for which self release or release by the therapist can DEFINITELY be done followed by exercises - Go to an experienced physiotherapist who deals with these kind of problems - NOT ALL PHYSIOS DO
Dysorgasmia, Chronic Pelvic Pain, Infections are problems to be considered
As for me - I definitely believe in prayer and that the great physician can heal or lead us to the right place of healing - so pray !!
In my case I self released two trigger points but one point - I'm not gonna release before I make sure if it's ovarian- in which case pressure is not a good idea - so I'm praying and hoping for the best
Peace

May 31, 2017 - 5:59am
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Anonymous

I experienced the same pain also. I let go of having orgasm to see if it would do away . The pain got less but it was still there. I was getting worried so I went to get a ultrasound and they found nothing. So I didn't know what to do . I had this pain about 2- 3yr . I wasnt enjoying sex anymore .
About 2months ago I changed my eating habits more healthy and I changed to eating Himalayan pink Salk that has very good benifets.
One day when I realized pain had gotten less .
And a little days after I noticed it was gone. I started crying I couldn't believe it:) . I belive changing my eating habits is what cured it . I hope this helps someone like it helped me

April 2, 2017 - 1:28pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I had the pain and it would come and stay for awhile and then was gone. It came back again and stayed again for awhile. Then gone again. As with you, I also changed my eating habits to healthier eating. I take Vaginal Raw Probiotics and no fairy, Gluten free, No butter or canola, No corn or wheat. No sugars. No sweeteners. I eat lots of coconut. I was diagnosed with endometriosis, which is something not able to be found without doing a Endovaginal Ultrasond. That is the only way unless you undergo Laproscopy. They say Fibrocysts can cause the pain too. Keep researching and only you know your body.

June 2, 2017 - 3:21pm
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Anonymous

I am 51 years old and this is a new problem for me. I have done some research and found this article that says hormonal balance may have an impact. Here is the link..

http://news.health.com/2015/12/09/what-to-do-if-your-orgasms-are-actually-painful/

November 29, 2016 - 6:34pm
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Anonymous

I went to my doctor today and discussed it with him. I've had this problem for a few years now, where it's become increasingly worse. I'm only 26, so menopause wasn't the culprit, and although I have endometriosis and ovarian cysts he explained that wouldn't be the cause. What it is is my uterus reacting to the stimulation in a negative way, and it has to do with my hormones. He said almost always women have had to eventually get a hysterectomy, however he wants me to try birth control first to get my hormones under control. He said if it works, great! If not, then we will explore the hysterectomy. It scares me to think that I could lose my uterus at only 26, although my tubes are tied and I know I'm not going to biologically have any more children, there's just something so permanent about it. I hope you find out what'she causing this. I do feel relieved I know the reason behind my pain

January 14, 2016 - 12:22am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I find it interesting that you mentioned your tubes were tied. Did your symptoms start prior to the tubal or after? If after how long after? I had a tubal ligation 6 months ago and about 3 months ago started developing some really odd symptoms (burning inside vagina, loss of sexual desire of course because i don't feel normal down there) and now with orgasms (without penetration) i feel a pain (feels like a pulling) in my lower right side above pubic bone. I haven't had an orgasm during sex since the onset of my symptoms. Only outside stimulation achieves orgasm. All of this is new and disturbing. Docs have been clueless. I finally saw a specialist who thinks i have Interstitial cystitis which i am not going to claim. I can't help but feel like this is all related to my tubal ligation (burned each tube in 3 spots). I think i need to try pelvic floor therapy. Maybe the instruments used during the laproscopic tubal injured nerves or something. The pulling i feel is on the same side i have my lower belly laproscopic scar.

December 26, 2016 - 9:00pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

In these cases- what might happen is that the ovaries may stop producing enough hormones - that's why it feels different down there - extra lube might help !

May 31, 2017 - 6:01am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Ahh! I can relate to you! Ever since my tubal (clamps) I get the pain during orgasm on my left side! I don't know what it could be. It's cramping, almost like I can feel my eggs trying to squeeze through, weird I know, but the only way to describe it. And it ruins my orgasm!! Have you learned anything new??

March 29, 2017 - 10:28pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I got a 3rd opinion from a female Urologist this time and she believes my issue may be more vulvadynia related. When she softly poked around with a cotton swab just barley inside the vagina it felt like i was being stuck with the wood end, it burned. I am suppose to be seeing a gyn who specializes in vulvadynia. I am also doing pelvic therapy because the Urologist told me upon exam that i felt a bit tight in some areas. I must say through all this I have determined I will always see female doctors when it comes to my lady parts. My regular gyn who was a male i saw numerous times complaining of vaginal burning and my other symptoms and not once did he even mention vulvadynia as a possibility. Ummm shouldn't that possibility be on his radar? And the male Urologist i saw specializes in IC so i think he was just quick to diagnose. I've followed the IC diet, cutt out all caffeine, take aloe pills and the burning remained the same. Oddly there are days when I feel okay (only 1 day here and there) which i am trying to keep track off. I really think this is more hormone related. The pain with orgasm has subsided no new episodes thankfully but the burning still is a monkey wrench with the sex life. I'm still yearning to get back to my normal, sexual self. Forgive typos.. i'm rushing

April 2, 2017 - 8:55pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I had painful orgasm for several years. Check out Wiley Protocol. Once I got my hormones balanced the pain stopped. Mine was not a dull pain it was sharp pain & continued during the orgasm so sex wasn't very interesting but I have orgasms in my sleep (not during sex) and the pain was pretty intense. Static dosing didn't work for me nor did low dose. Only Wiley & a qualified Wiley practitioner.

March 12, 2016 - 2:39pm
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