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Incontinence Bowel Dysfunction Organ Prolapse. Vaginismus is a vagina in panic… It is the instantaneous, involuntary psychosomatic tightening of the pelvic floor muscles in anticipation of vaginal penetration. This reaction will occur if penetration is perceived as upsetting, painful even before attempting it! Although vaginismus causes a variety of physical and emotional symptoms that every woman will experience in her own way, pain is the main feature and the one shared by all sufferers regardless of the severity of their condition. In other words, stress is not a good thing for our body-mind health! With regard to gynecologic examination, women will tend to avoid them, or will suffer terribly through them.
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For some women, the vaginal muscles involuntarily or persistently contract when they attempt vaginal penetration. This is called vaginismus. The contractions can prevent sexual intercourse or make it very painful. A gentle pelvic exam typically shows no cause of the contractions. No physical abnormalities contribute to the condition.
This is a guest-post from a reader of MMP addressing the not-uncommon but not-often discussed subject of Vaginismus. We hope you find it as informative and thoughtful as we did. I grew up in the church, had my first boyfriend at age 21, and married at age I was forced to educate myself because I had been diagnosed with something called vaginismus, a condition which causes painful intercourse.