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What Women Need to Know About Pain During Sex

Woman with dark hair sitting on a bed, facing away from the camera.

"Women tend to blame themselves or blame their symptoms on something they did, when it’s not their fault they’re having these problems."

Sex isn’t supposed to hurt

Dryness is the most common cause
Many conditions may cause pain during sex

Treatments are available
Don’t suffer in silence