So many problems can come up for women when it comes to sexual relations. Questions about your attractiveness, willingness, readiness and ability to please all can be overwhelming. But when you get through the mental and emotional issues, only to encounter physical pain during sex, it can really throw you. Pelvic pain during sex is a common side effect when you have uterine fibroids, which are very common among African American women and most other women over 50. You’ll find an expert at the Astra Fibroids Treatment Specialists in Brooklyn and Bronx. Dr. George Bolotin has high-tech solutions for a low-tech problem. Call today for relief.
Female pain during sex inhibits the pleasure you and your partner enjoy. It can have negative physical and emotional effects that last. Your intimate relationship may become challenged in ways you haven’t prepared for. Physical causes of painful intercourse include:
Any one of these conditions may point to a serious underlying problem. Seek professional advice to find the cause and then get appropriate treatment. Dr. George Bolotin and his team at the Astra Fibroid Treatment Specialists in Brooklyn and Bronx provide a firm diagnosis and effective treatment when uterine fibroids are the culprit behind your pain. A simple ultrasound can reveal whether uterine growths are causing your difficulties.
Fibroids are non-cancerous growths in or on the uterus. They’re the main cause of painful sex. During sex, fibroids can cause pain due to:
Fibroid growths affect about half of all women by the time they turn 50. Besides painful intercourse, fibroids have other symptoms that may interfere with your enjoyment of sex, such as:
The Astra Fibroid Treatment Specialists have state-of-the-art equipment at their disposal for imaging tests that reveal the condition of your uterus. These examinations help Dr. Bolotin determine the best fibroid treatments for your specific needs so you can get back to enjoying sex again.
Sex is an integral part of relationships and when it’s affected by physical or emotional conditions, it can be traumatic. Some ways that abdominal pain during sex can affect your life include:
Since fibroid pain during sex can have such a huge impact on your physical and emotional health, consult a fibroids specialist as soon as possible. An early diagnosis allows your doctor to start an effective treatment plan that restores your sexual life to its previous level, improves your mental health and saves you from additional, painful side effects.
Doctors don’t know the actual cause of fibroids, but they identify a close link between these tumors and the hormones estrogen and progesterone. These hormones stimulate the growth of the uterine lining, as well as fibroids. You’re at a higher risk of fibroids and fibroids pain during sex when:
To treat sex pain caused by fibroids, Dr. Bolotin deals with uterine growth. Fibroids pain treatments vary, depending on the types and conditions of the growths. Treatment may start with at-home remedies and end with a more invasive procedure, such as:
Treatment for fibroids pain during sex starts with a diagnostic examination to review the size and location of the uterine growths. Dr. Bolotin also considers your age, reproduction goals, health, medical history and other crucial factors.
Treating fibroid pain can restore your self-esteem and improve your overall quality of life, including your sex life. Dr. Bolotin and his team of Astra Fibroid Treatment Specialists in Brooklyn and Bronx have the expertise and technology to diagnose and treat all fibroid complications. Contact the fibroids specialists and restore your sexual wellness today.Dr. George Bolotin has either authored or reviewed and approved this content.
Updated on Jun 4, 2023 by Dr. George Bolotin (Vein & Vascular Specialist) of Vein & Vascular Medical Care