Fast Five Quiz: Painful Sexual Intercourse

Bradley Schwartz, DO; Michel E. Rivlin, MD


May 21, 2021

Pain during sexual intercourse (dyspareunia) can arise from injury, medical conditions, or psychological causes. From sharp pain to a discomfort that lasts hours after intercourse, the symptoms vary widely depending on the underlying etiology. Patients are often reluctant to discuss intercourse-related concerns, which is why knowing what to look for and best practices for management are crucial.

Are you familiar with various causes of painful sexual intercourse as well as key aspects of diagnosis and treatment? Test yourself with this quick quiz.