The term dyspareunia is usually meant for the pain felt by the women during sexual intercourse. This pain of dyspareunia can be felt either in the genital area or pelvis. The pain may be sharp; intense or more diffuse depending upon the cause.
Dyspareunia is a distressing symptom that may be harmful if the condition causing it is not dealt with properly. Though the majority of times; dyspareunia is very well treatable; it is always better to visit your gynecologist to rule out any serious underlying problem.
Many conditions can cause dyspareunia; many of them experience it as an emotional problem; while some of them do have a physical problem that leads to real dyspareunia.
Dr. Dimple Doshi at Vardaan Hospital; believes prevention is better than cure, and thus apart from the precise treatment guidelines; preventive measures are an essential part of our consultations with the patients who have either had it or want to know more about it.
All these conditions lead to loss of arousal and dyspareunia.
Your doctor will take detailed history and the questions include: