Pelvic Pain is a fickle friend. It will inform that something is not right, but the information is not always backed up. It might be damaged nerves misinforming or the brain misinterpreting messages.
Some people can easily get a diagnosis or an explanation for what is causing their pain, while others struggle in the dark. In this section, you will find information on pain, and tips on how to get a diagnosis – if possible.
This vulva and vaginal profile questionnaire is made for you to get a better picture of your pain. Share your answers with your general practitioner and together you can find an explanation for your symptoms. Please use the numbers 0-5 to mark your answers to each question relevant to you. 0 = Not at … Continue reading Vulva & Vaginal Profile
You can get closer to the cause of your problem, if you trace your sexual pain or discomfort. It might not be an easy puzzle to trace sexual pain and it is always your doctor’s job to find the right diagnosis. For you to prepare for your meeting with the doctor, we have made this … Continue reading Trace sexual pain
Contact your general practitioner and ask to have an initial conversation about your pelvic discomfort. In Denmark, you have to see the doctor about sexual pain before you are send to a specialist. The general practitioner is your gatekeeper to further helt. WHY SEE THE DOCTOR ABOUT SEXUAL PAIN? Regardless what is written on this website, … Continue reading SEE THE DOCTOR ABOUT SEXUAL PAIN
A little basic information about pain: To understand painful intercourse you have to know a little basic information about your body’s function. Nociceptive pain is when the nerve picks up a signal about an injury and transport that signal to the central nervous system. The signal may contain information about a tear in skin or tissue, … Continue reading WHY PAINFUL INTERCOURSE
20% of women, who have answered our questionnaire. “When Love Hurts“, do not have a sexual pain diagnosis for why they experience sexual discomfort or pain – whether in the abdomen, pelvic or genital area. It can be frustrating to live with sexual pain and discomfort not knowing what is wrong, or when the situation will … Continue reading GET A SEXUAL PAIN DIAGNOSIS
Deal successfully with chronic sexual pain often requires more that one treatment approach. The order and form to use are very individual. There seldom is a quick fix, and for some, the result will be coping with pain. Here is a list of elements for dealing with chronic sexual pain – they are not in a specific order, … Continue reading DEAL WITH SEXUAL PAIN