Pain During Intercourse Women's Health Symptoms

What Causes Pain During Intercourse?

Nearly 3 out of 4 women experience pain during intercourse at some point in their lives. Pain during intercourse can be a gynecological issue. It can also be due to a lack of sexual response.

When Should You See a Doctor?

You should visit the doctor if you are experiencing pain during intercourse to rule out any gynecological condition.

Call us to schedule an appointment at our Center in Appleton. We’re within easy driving distance of Neenah, Green Bay, Oshkosh and surrounding areas.

Gynecological Conditions

  • Hormone changes
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Skin disorders
  • Vulvodynia
  • Vaginitis
  • Vaginismus
  • Childbirth
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease

Causes of Lack of Sexual Response


  • Stress
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Not being in the mood for sex


  • Impotence (inability to maintain an erection)
  • Premature ejaculation
  • Delayed orgasm
  • Not being in the mood for sex


Each situation is different and will require a thorough evaluation. Some treatment options may include medications, hormone replacement, and physical therapy.