Dyspareunia | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the likely cause of my pain?
  • Do I need any tests?
  • What can I do to relieve my pain?
  • Will medicine or some other treatment help?
  • Is it safe for me to have sex? What if the pain starts to interfere with my relationship


Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis of Dyspareunia by Lori J. Heim, LTC, USAF, MC (American Family Physician April 15, 2001, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20010415/1535.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 04/01