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The last 3 years I have pain (almost like a pulled muscle below my belly button) during sex/when orgasming. It has happened 4-5 times. Wondering if this is a pelvic floor issue or abdominal muscle issue? I’ve had a CT scan, ultrasounds and a colonoscopy and still have no answers!

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I'm 30 and the last 3 years I have pain (almost like a pulled muscle below my belly button) during sex/ when orgasming. It has happened 4-5 times. Wondering if this is a pelvic floor issue or abdominal muscle issue? I've had a CT, ultrasounds and a colonoscopy and still have no answers! Sometimes the pulled muscle sensation goes from below my belly button to my butt making it even more intense and uncomfortable. The muscle pain lasts about 12 hours and I feel so bloated each time as well.

I’m sorry to hear about your pain. It could be both a pelvic floor issue and an abdominal muscle issue. Pain during sex in different locations can happen for different reasons and it’s important to get it assessed. It looks like you have started this process which is great but I would encourage you to see a pelvic pain specialist. They will definitely be able help identify where the pain may be originating from and come up with a plan to help treat it.

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