Are Hemorrhoids Contagious With Intercourse?

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For both men and women, pain can occur in the pelvic area during or soon after sexual intercourse. It can happen at any time during sex -- for example, at the time of penetration, erection, or ejaculation -- or after sexual activity.

Eventually, ongoing pain may cause a person to lose interest in any sexual activity.

The medical term for this is dyspareunia.


Alternative Names

Painful sexual intercourse; Dyspareunia


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