Painful Sex: Superficial

Is initial penetration uncomfortable? Do you experience some vulvar (the area outside the vagina) pain or discomfort during or after sex? Let's work on that!

Imagine with us for a moment: you're gettin' cozy with a partner. Things are great—until yowtch! That initial penetration feels less-than-stellar. Or maybe your partner is only touching the opening, and that hurts! This is called superficial dyspareunia. Whether it's a skin condition, muscle tightness, or hormone-related—this program can help you find answers and some helpful exercises along the way :)

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What's That Burning Down There?!

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Take a crash course in vulvar burning from Dr. Jill Krapf from the Center for Vulvovaginal Disorders (because sometimes it's not just a yeast infectioon). From inflammatory causes (like infections or allergic reactions), to hormonal changes, to nerves, to hypertonic muscles—vulvar pain and irritation can have a lot of causes. Consider this your first step towards a less-burny vulva :)

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