Although first time sex is not always painful, some men and women are discomforted by it. Usually, the pain is not severe but it can worsen are suffering from a medical condition such as urinary tract infection or ovarian cyst. Emotional issues can also result in painful sex. Stress, guilt or sexual abuse can all lead to painful intercourse.
First time sexual intercourse leads to pain in the following ways –
Women and men can get themselves treatment for their pain. The assistant professor of OB-GYN and psychiatry at Northwestern University, Laura Berman recommends that woman should use a water-based lubricant to get relief from their pain. For pain due to emotional factors, they need to visit a counsellor or psychologist. Men can seek treatment from a medical professional for relevant sex education on the cause and proper treatment of their pain.
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