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How is inadequate lubrication related to painful intercourse treated?

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Treatment of inadequate lubrication depends on the cause. Treatment options include water-soluble lubricants (for use with condoms; other types of lubricants may damage condoms) or other substances such as vegetable oils. If arousal does not take place, more extensive foreplay might be needed during sexual relations.

Treatment for Painful Intercourse from eMedicinehealth

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on October 10, 2017

Treatment for Painful Intercourse from eMedicinehealth

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on October 10, 2017

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