Not every sexual experience goes to plan, but for those suffering from vaginisimus, sex can be an agonising ordeal. “Vaginismus is an involuntary tightening of the pubococcygeus (or PC) muscle at the entrance of the vagina,” explains gynaecologist Dr Anne Henderson. Henderson says: “Psychologically, a bad event, such as a misplaced tampon or painful intercourse, can trigger vaginismus (for example, after a painful sexual experience you start associating vaginal penetration with pain).
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