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When do I need immediate help for my sexual problem?

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  • If intercourse suddenly becomes painful. For example, you may have an infection or other medical condition that requires prompt attention.
  • If you have reason to believe you have a sexually transmitted disease, you and your partner both need to be treated right away, as do any other sexual partners either of you may have.
  • Any unusual reaction to sexual activity, such as headache, brief chest pain, or pain elsewhere in the body, also warrants a visit right away.

From: Women's Sexual Problems WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on April 10, 2018
Reviewed by Nivin Todd on April 10, 2018

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