Skip navigation! Story from Sex. Waddling around when you're sore after sex is about as fun as having sore muscles after a tough workout. Luckily, there are a few ways to soothe your pain post-sex, but first you have to figure out what's causing it.
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Cramps after sex: Possible causes in men and women
Painful gums are a common problem. Gum pain, swelling, or bleeding can be caused by a variety of conditions. Good dental hygiene includes brushing and flossing. If your gums hurt after brushing, use a brush with soft bristles. Also, be less aggressive with your brushing and flossing. Typically, this is a result of not flossing and brushing your teeth well or often enough.
What causes cramps after sex?
The topic of pain during or after intercourse isn't frequently discussed, despite the fact that it's not uncommon. A British survey that found that roughly 1 in 10 women experiences pain during sex. In particular, many women experience cramping or abdominal pain during or after sex, and so Allure spoke with doctors to about what causes it — and what to do about it. As far as the causes of such pain, Raquel Dardik, a clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at NYU Langone Medical Center, says there are several possible causes. One is connected to ejaculation: Semen contains a molecule called prostaglandin, and if a woman is sensitive to it, its release into the vagina during ejaculation could result in cramping afterward.
When it comes to bodily pains, having a sore vagina ranks right up there with having your wisdom teeth pulled. So if an intense romp has you waddling let's be real, that's the accurate and extremely unsexy way to describe it , you should probably have a conversation with your partner or your gynecologist or both, TBH. That said, sometimes sex does hurt and it results in an comfortably sore vagina. If that happens, that doesn't mean you need to feel ashamed or dysfunctional.