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Footnote: Choosing Lube

Footnote: Choosing Lube

Spencer Wharton

January 30, 2013


Filed under OPINION, Opinion Writers' Blogs

When I interviewed Cynthia Fine, Community Health Educator at Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho, a few months ago about painful sex, we had a great, in-depth conversation about not only pain during intercourse, but sexually transmitted infections; the importance of creating a positive, supportive atmosphere if you're having sex; good com...

Awareness first step to relieving sexual pain

Spencer Wharton

November 29, 2012


Filed under Columnists, OPINION

According to a 2001 study in American Family Physician, as many as 60 percent of women claim to have experienced episodes of pain with intercourse, but many who have persistent, severe symptoms never seek medical attention. On top of physical pain, painful sex can have emotional consequences as well––a...

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