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Anoush Gomes • 18 January, 2023

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Dyspareunia Homepage

Your comprehensive guide to understanding about Dyspareunia.

Sexual health means a lot more than STDs or STIs, and while common, most people ignore the fact there are many other disorders and/or dysfunctions. One of the most common sexual health-related concerns is Dyspareunia or ‘Painful Sex.’


People who experience Dyspareunia have recurrent pain when engaging in sexual intercourse – both men and women experience Dyspareunia but females are more commonly affected. There are various causes behind painful sex or intercourse in both males and females – this handbook will cover the most common ones.


This handbook aims to educate you on the reasons why people can experience pain during sex and how it’s possible to seek treatment through professionals. There may be a taboo on speaking about sexual health, but help and care is available and should be sought because sexual dysfunctions can be treated and improved.


This handbook is not a substitute for medical advice or self-administered treatment.

If you are experiencing any sexual health concerns such as Dyspareunia, we encourage you to book a call with our sexual heath experts to guide you through your queries and treatment.

Lesson 1

What Is The Meaning Of Dyspareunia?

women suffering from Dyspareunia

Dyspareunia is condition that causes pain during sex. From physical condition to mental health conditions, there are various causes behind this condition. Many individuals experience Dyspareunia but are unable to get the right help. This article details Dyspareunia – a bird’s eye view of the condition – for your information. Education about conditions such as Dyspareunia is important. Should you experience any symptoms of the condition, we encourage you to reach out to a professional.

Lesson 2

Dyspareunia Causes

causes of Dyspareunia

There are many causes of Dyspareunia – medical conditions and sexual dysfunctions, and psychological conditions. Unfortunately, many are unaware of these causes and therefore are unable to identify their symptoms should they have it. This article details the different causes of Dyspareunia, so you can make a more informed decision about you sexual health.