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Whenever I’m about to orgasm, the pleasure turns to sharp pain. I don’t know why, or what to do about it.

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Whenever I’m about to orgasm, the pleasure turns to sharp pain and I don’t know why/what to do about it.

There is a condition that happens in women and men known as dysorgasmia which can feel like intense pain and pelvic cramping during and/or after orgasm. It is unclear what percentage of women experience this, but you are definitely not alone. There can be a few reasons why this occurs that you will want to discuss with your doctor. It can be caused by pelvic or colon/rectal surgeries, if you have an underlying condition of the uterus or bladder, and other medical conditions. Pain during sex and orgasm is something to address so that hopefully your doctor can help you find an effective solution.

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