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Is Pain During Sex a Sign of Infertility?

Painful intercourse – dyspareunia – is caused by a number of medical conditions.

“Never ignore painful sex – nor dismiss it as a normal sexual experience,” warns Dr. Hugh D. Melnick – founder and medical director of Advanced Fertility Services. This is especially true if the woman is experiencing pain during sexual intercourse for the first time – Treatment for Painful Sexual Intercourse.

The consequences range from ruining the moment to loss of fertility.

Pain During Sex


Pain during sexual intercourse is indicative of a medical condition that is causing your pain and, quite probably, your inability to become pregnant – now or/and in the future – if you don’t have it managed promptly.

Don’t pretend that the pain is your fault and dismiss it as a figment of your imagination or sexual inadequacy.

Pain during sex means that something is wrong with your reproductive organs and that yo need to seek out a consultation with a reproductive medical expert.

Pain during sex can be caused by SDT genital infections or serious reproductive medical conditions.

Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases

  • Yeast infection (candidiasis)
  • Chlamydia
  • Genital herpes
  • Gonorrhea
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary tract infection

Reproductive Organ Conditions

  • Endometriosis
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Pelvic adhesions

Leading Medical Provider to Diagnose and Treat Your Pain During Sex

Dr. Hugh D. Melnick recommends that you do not delay seeking a medical evaluation by a fertility specialist to determine what is causing your painful sex. Not only does painful intercourse lead to a reduced sex life, but it also may lower the chances of natural conception.

Dr. Melnick has been treating infertility successfully since 1976 and has published several scientific articles about the causes of infertility in medical journals as well as scholastic texts.

Dr. Melnick wrote The Pregnancy Prescription – an extremely informative book helping couples experiencing infertility problems.

Since the founding of Advanced Fertility Services, Dr. Melnick has treated thousands of women suffering from pain during sex.

Find out why you can’t get pregnant and search out a professional to help you conceive the baby of your dreams. Don’t pretend pain during sex is not a big deal. Contact the leading gynecological and fertility expert – Dr. Hugh D. Melnick – and schedule a consultation for your peace of mind and comfort.

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