Recurrent and persistent genital pain associated with sexual activity, which is not exclusively due to lack of lubrication or vaginismus, and is associated with distress or interpers...
Identify pain characteristics:
Location: entry versus deep, single versus multiple sites; positional
Intensity/quality: varying degrees of pelvic/genital pressure, aching, ...
Educate the patient and partner regarding the nature of the problem. Reassure both that there are solutions to the problem.
Initiate specific treatment when initial evaluation...
Outpatient follow-up depends on therapy.
Every 6 to 12 months once resolved
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F52.6 Dyspareunia not due to a substance or known physiol cond
302.76 Dyspareunia, psychogenic
71315007 Dyspareunia (finding)
41021005 Psychologic d...
Careful history to determine if patient feels pain before, during, or after intercourse will help identify cause.
Pain before intercourse suggests a phobic attitude toward penetration a...
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