- Is when the muscles around the vagina tighten involuntarily
when penetration of the vagina is attempted. It makes sexual intercourse
difficult or impossible (the vagina can completely close up) and it
can be painful. NHS Choice. 3/5
is Vaginismus? - Vaginismus is vaginal tightness causing discomfort,
burning, pain, penetration problems, or complete inability to have
Therapy Center - Vaginismus - Vaginismus is the instantaneous,
involuntary tightening of the pelvic floor muscles in anticipation
of vaginal penetration. This reaction will occur if penetration is
perceived as upsetting, painful (even before attempting it!) frightening,
or dangerous, making the body scream out loud, "NO ENTRY!"
Occasionally, vaginismus will be caused by a physical problem such
as a birth defect, or surgery 4/5
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- This is an abnormal pain during sexual intercourse. It may result
from abnormal conditions of the genitalia, dysfunctional psychophysiologic
reaction to sexual union, forcible coition, or incomplete sexual arousal.
Dyspareunia - Liz Ryan, family planning doctor and psychosexual
therapist1, Keith Hawton, professor of psychiatry and consultant psychiatrist.
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Coitus - Often prevents sexual satisfaction. The symptom of dyspareunia
presents special propblems for the patient and for the doctor. An
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Intercourse (Dyspareunia) - Do you get pain during intercourse?
If so, then the odds are that you're a woman – though at the
end of this article, you'll find advice for the small number of men
who get intercourse pain. 3/5
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Orgasmic Dysfunction - Failure of a female to achieve an orgasm
(climax) during sexual intercourse. This disorder can originate in
psychological or emotional problems such as stress, anxiety, depression,
fatigue, worry, guilt, fear of painful intercourse and fear of pregnancy.
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Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) - Is the leading sexual complaint
by women and is characterized by diminished or complete absence of
libido. It is found to occur in atleast 20% of women in the US. 3/5
Sexual Desire Disorder: "I'm Not In the Mood" - Hypoactive
sexual desire disorder (HSDD) is the most common form of female sexual
dissatisfaction (FSD) and occurs when there is a persistent lack of
desire or absence of sexual fantasies. In other words, you're rarely
in the mood; you neither initiate sex nor seek stimulation. An Article
- Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder - HSDD is the acronym for
Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder, an affliction which affects millions
of women around the globe. HSDD is characterized as a lack (or absence)
of sexual fantasies and desire for sexual activity, which lasts for
some period of time. 3/5
Sexual Arousal Disorders - The diagnosis and treatment of arousal
disorders are complicated by the multiplicity of psychological/cultural/relationship
variables that can interfere with arousal, and by the lack of correlation
between women’s objective and subjective feelings of arousal.