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Is Painful Sex Normal? - Dr. Kellogg Spadt (VIDEO)

 
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Dr. Kellogg Spadt shares if it is normal to have pain during intercourse.

Dr. Kellogg Spadt:
You know about 50% of women experience what we called dyspareunia, which is pain with intercourse, at sometime during their life. However, most of those women just experience it as a result of perhaps prolonged sex play, loss of lubrication, that’s transient. It is not an everyday occurrence, it is transient. So for those women in whom dyspareunia comes and goes and stays away after a one or two instances, it is probably normal within the normal experience of women sexuality. For an estimated 15% of women pain with intercourse is an everyday occurrence or an every event occurrence. The most common kind of pain with intercourse is pain that occurs right at the beginning of penetration that is called superficial dyspareunia or just at the entrance and the most common cause of that if something called vulvar vestibulitis or vestibulodynia.

About Dr. Kellogg Spadt, Ph.D., C.R.N.P.:
Dr. Susan Kellogg Spadt is a Professor of OB/GYN at Drexel University College of Medicine, and professor of Human Sexuality at Widner University. She is also the Director of Vulvar Pain and Sexual Medicine at The Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute. She has her Ph.D. in Human Sexuality from the University of Pennsylvania; her post-masters certificate as an OB/GYN Practitioner from the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Professional Development; her MSN as a Maternal-Child Clinical Specialist from Loyola University and her BSN from the College of St. Teresa.

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Visit Dr. Kellogg Spadt at the Pelvic and Sexual Health Institute

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