Pain with intercourse, Pelvic pain: 11 Possible Causes
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What causes pain with intercourse and pelvic pain? 11 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the reproductive organs in women. It's marked by pain in the abdomen, especially during urination or sex.

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Endometriosis is a disorder in which the tissue that forms the lining of your uterus grows outside of your uterine cavity. The lining is called the endometrium.

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Bladder Infection

A bladder infection is a bacterial infection. It also may be called a urinary tract infection (UTI), which refers to infection anywhere in the urinary tract, including the bladder, kidneys, ureters, or urethra.

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Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease that affects warm, moist areas of the body. Early symptoms include pain when urinating and discharge.

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Ovarian Cysts

Most women will develop at least one cyst on their ovaries during their lives. In most cases, these cysts are painless and cause no symptoms.

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Urethritis is a condition in which the urethra, or the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside the body, becomes inflamed and irritated.

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Cervical Dysplasia

Cervical dysplasia is a condition in which healthy cells on the cervix undergo abnormal changes. From risk factors to treatment, we'll help you understand it better.

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Cervical Cancer Overview and History

Cervical cancer was once a leading cause of death among American women. When the Pap smear became widely available, doctors could precancerous changes.

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Chlamydia Infection

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease that should be treated quickly in order to avoid complications. It is caused by bacteria that are usually spread through sexual contact. People with chlamydia often don't hav...

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Endometrial Cancer (Cancer of the Uterine Endometrium)

Cancer of the uterine endometrium, or endometrial cancer, is a type of cancer that starts in the inner lining of your uterus called the endometrium.

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Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial cystitis is a chronic inflammation of the bladder that can cause pelvic pain, frequent urination, and incontinence. Pain can be mild or severe.

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