Burning During Sex? Here are 5 possible reasons why

Burning during sex can be an uncomfortable and distressing experience, but it's important to know that it can happen to anyone and it's not something to be ashamed of.

In fact, it's estimated that up to three out of four women experience pain during sex at some point in their lives. Here are 5 possible reasons why sex feels like fire:

1. Lack of lubrication: If there isn't enough natural lubrication or additional lubricant used during sex, friction can cause discomfort and burning.

2. Vaginal infections: such as yeast or bacterial vaginosis, These infections can cause inflammation and irritation, leading to burning or discomfort during sex.

3. Allergies and sensitivities: Some people may be allergic or sensitive to certain materials in condoms, lubricants, or other products used during sex.

4. Endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease: These conditions can cause inflammation and pain in the reproductive organs, leading to discomfort during sex.

5.UTIs: The most common cause of burning during sex, UTIs occur when bacteria enter the urethra and infect the urinary tract.

While occasional discomfort may be normal, if you experience persistent burning or pain during sex, it's important to seek medical advice. Your body deserves to feel safe, comfortable and loved during sexual activity, and there is help available if you need it.


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