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Dyspareunia is painful sexual intercourse due to medical or psychological causes. [1]

64 relations: Adenomyosis, Adhesion (medicine), Ancient Greek, Atrophic vaginitis, Birth defect, Candidiasis, Cervix, Childbirth, Chlamydia infection, DSM-5, Ejaculation, Endometriosis, Estrogen, Fallopian tube, Foreskin, Frenuloplasty, Frenulum breve, Frenulum of prepuce of penis, Glans penis, Gonorrhea, Gynaecology, Herpes simplex, Human penis, Hymen, Hypoplasia, Infection, Interstitial cystitis, Levator ani, Lichen sclerosus, Medical history, Menopause, Myalgia, Neoplasm, Ovarian cyst, Pelvic inflammatory disease, Personal lubricant, Petroleum jelly, Peyronie's disease, Physical examination, Prostate, Prostatitis, Public domain, Retroverted uterus, Scar, Seminal vesicle, Sex organ, Sex position, Sexual intercourse, Sjögren syndrome, Surgical lubricant, ..., Testicle, Trichomoniasis, Urethritis, Urinary bladder, Urinary tract infection, Uterine fibroid, Uterine prolapse, Vagina, Vaginal lubrication, Vaginal septum, Vaginismus, Vulvar vestibulitis, Vulvodynia, Xeroderma. Expand index (14 more) »


Adenomyosis is a gynecologic medical condition characterized by the abnormal presence of endometrial tissue (the inner lining of the uterus) within the myometrium (the thick, muscular layer of the uterus).

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Adhesion (medicine)

Adhesions are fibrous bands that form between tissues and organs, often as a result of injury during surgery.

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Ancient Greek

The Ancient Greek language includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD.

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Atrophic vaginitis

Atrophic vaginitis is the chronic and progressive inflammation of the vagina (and the lower urinary tract) due to the thinning and shrinking of the vaginal tissues and is often accompanied by vulvar and urinary pathologies.

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Birth defect

A birth defect, also known as a congenital disorder, is a condition present at birth regardless of its cause.

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Candidiasis is a fungal infection due to any type of Candida (a type of yeast).

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The cervix or cervix uteri (neck of the uterus) is the lower part of the uterus in the human female reproductive system.

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Childbirth, also known as labour and delivery, is the ending of a pregnancy by one or more babies leaving a woman's uterus by vaginal passage or C-section.

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Chlamydia infection

Chlamydia infection, often simply known as chlamydia, is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis.

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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) is the 2013 update to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the taxonomic and diagnostic tool published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

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Ejaculation is the discharge of semen (normally containing sperm) from the male reproductory tract, usually accompanied by orgasm.

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Endometriosis is a condition in which the endometrium, the layer of tissue that normally covers the inside of the uterus, grows outside of it.

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Estrogen, or oestrogen, is the primary female sex hormone.

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Fallopian tube

The Fallopian tubes, also known as uterine tubes or salpinges (singular salpinx), are two very fine tubes lined with ciliated epithelia, leading from the ovaries of female mammals into the uterus, via the uterotubal junction.

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In male human anatomy, the foreskin is the double-layered fold of smooth muscle tissue, blood vessels, neurons, skin, and mucous membrane part of the penis that covers and protects the glans penis and the urinary meatus.

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Frenuloplasty is the surgical alteration of a frenulum when its presence restricts range of motion between interconnected tissues.

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Frenulum breve

Frenulum breve, or short frenulum, is a condition in which the frenulum of the penis, which is an elastic band of tissue under the glans penis that connects to the foreskin and helps contract it over the glans, is too short and thus restricts the movement of the foreskin.

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Frenulum of prepuce of penis

The frenulum of prepuce of penis, often known simply as the frenulum, is an elastic band of tissue under the glans penis that connects the foreskin (prepuce) to the vernal mucosa, and helps contract the foreskin over the glans.

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Glans penis

The glans penis is the sensitive bulbous structure at the distal end of the human penis.

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Gonorrhea, also spelled gonorrhoea, is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

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Gynaecology or gynecology (see spelling differences) is the medical practice dealing with the health of the female reproductive systems (vagina, uterus, and ovaries) and the breasts.

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Herpes simplex

Herpes simplex is a viral disease caused by the herpes simplex virus.

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Human penis

The human penis is an external male intromittent organ that additionally serves as the urinal duct.

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The hymen is a membrane that surrounds or partially covers the external vaginal opening.

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Hypoplasia (from Ancient Greek ὑπo- hypo-, "under" + πλάσις plasis, "formation"; adjective form hypoplastic) is underdevelopment or incomplete development of a tissue or organ.

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Infection is the invasion of an organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to the infectious agents and the toxins they produce.

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Interstitial cystitis

Interstitial cystitis (IC), also known as bladder pain syndrome (BPS), is a type of chronic pain that affects the bladder.

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Levator ani

The levator ani is a broad, thin muscle, situated on either side of the pelvis.

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Lichen sclerosus

Lichen sclerosus (LS) is a skin disease of unknown cause, commonly appearing as whitish patches on the genitals, which can affect any body part of any person but has a strong preference for the genitals (penis, vulva) and is also known as balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) when it affects the penis.

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Medical history

The medical history or case history of a patient is information gained by a physician by asking specific questions, either of the patient or of other people who know the person and can give suitable information, with the aim of obtaining information useful in formulating a diagnosis and providing medical care to the patient.

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Menopause, also known as the climacteric, is the time in most women's lives when menstrual periods stop permanently, and they are no longer able to bear children.

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Myalgia, or muscle pain, is a symptom of many diseases and disorders.

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Neoplasia is a type of abnormal and excessive growth of tissue.

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Ovarian cyst

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac within the ovary.

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Pelvic inflammatory disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease or pelvic inflammatory disorder (PID) is an infection of the upper part of the female reproductive system namely the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries, and inside of the pelvis.

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Personal lubricant

Personal lubricants (colloquially termed lube) are specialized lubricants used during human sexual acts such as intercourse and masturbation to reduce friction to or between the penis and vagina, anus or other body parts or applied to sex toys to reduce friction or to ease penetration.

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Petroleum jelly

Petroleum jelly, petrolatum, white petrolatum, soft paraffin/paraffin wax or multi-hydrocarbon, CAS number 8009-03-8, is a semi-solid mixture of hydrocarbons (with carbon numbers mainly higher than 25), originally promoted as a topical ointment for its healing properties.

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Peyronie's disease

Peyronie's disease is a connective tissue disorder involving the growth of fibrous plaques in the soft tissue of the penis.

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Physical examination

A physical examination, medical examination, or clinical examination (more popularly known as a check-up) is the process by which a medical professional investigates the body of a patient for signs of disease.

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The prostate (from Ancient Greek προστάτης, prostates, literally "one who stands before", "protector", "guardian") is a compound tubuloalveolar exocrine gland of the male reproductive system in most mammals.

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Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland.

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Public domain

The public domain consists of all the creative works to which no exclusive intellectual property rights apply.

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Retroverted uterus

A retroverted uterus (tilted uterus, tipped uterus) is a uterus that is tilted posteriorly.

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A scar is an area of fibrous tissue that replaces normal skin after an injury.

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Seminal vesicle

The seminal vesicles (glandulae vesiculosae), vesicular glands, or seminal glands, are a pair of simple tubular glands posteroinferior to the urinary bladder of some male mammals.

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Sex organ

A sex organ (or reproductive organ) is any part of an animal's body that is involved in sexual reproduction.

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Sex position

A sex position is a position of the body that an individual or couple people may use for sexual intercourse or other sexual activities.

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Sexual intercourse

Sexual intercourse (or coitus or copulation) is principally the insertion and thrusting of the penis, usually when erect, into the vagina for sexual pleasure, reproduction, or both.

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Sjögren syndrome

Sjögren syndrome (SjS, SS) is a long-term autoimmune disease in which the moisture-producing glands of the body are affected.

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Surgical lubricant

Surgical lubricants, or medical lubricants, are substances used by health care providers to provide lubrication and lessen discomfort to the patient during certain medical and surgical procedures such as vaginal or rectal examinations.

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The testicle or testis is the male reproductive gland in all animals, including humans.

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Trichomoniasis (trich) is an infectious disease caused by the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis.

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Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra.

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Urinary bladder

The urinary bladder is a hollow muscular organ in humans and some other animals that collects and stores urine from the kidneys before disposal by urination.

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Urinary tract infection

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that affects part of the urinary tract.

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Uterine fibroid

Uterine fibroids, also known as uterine leiomyomas or fibroids, are benign smooth muscle tumors of the uterus.

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Uterine prolapse

Uterine prolapse is a form of female genital prolapse.

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In mammals, the vagina is the elastic, muscular part of the female genital tract.

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Vaginal lubrication

Vaginal lubrication is a naturally produced fluid that lubricates a woman's vagina.

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Vaginal septum

A vaginal septum is a vaginal anomaly that is partition within the vagina; such a septum could be either longitudinal or transverse.

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Vaginismus, sometimes called vaginism, is a condition that affects a woman's ability to engage in vaginal penetration, including sexual intercourse, manual penetration, insertion of tampons or menstrual cups, and the penetration involved in gynecological examinations (pap tests).

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Vulvar vestibulitis

Vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (VVS), vestibulodynia, or simply vulvar vestibulitis, is vulvodynia localized to the vulvar region.

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Vulvodynia is a chronic pain syndrome that affects the vulvar area and occurs without an identifiable cause.

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Xeroderma or xerodermia (also known as xerosis cutis), derived from the Greek words for "dry skin", is a condition involving the integumentary system, which in most cases can safely be treated with emollients or moisturizers.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyspareunia

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