Dyspareunia is a medical term for painful intercourse. Pain may occur before, during, and after sexual activity. Dr. Choi has seen that this is not limited only to women in menopause. It can happen to women at all ages due to medications, pelvic surgery, childbirth, infection, hormonal change and emotion. Physical exam, thorough medical history, and laboratory tests are important in identifying the cause and location of pain.

Treatment options:

  • Vaginal cream/oil – estrogen, DHEA(intrarosa), Zestra
  • Estrogen pill – osphena
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • ThermiVa