Jan 30, 2019 | women's health

Sexual Pain: What Primary Care Should Know and Do

Despite affecting nearly 45% of older women, and 34% of younger women, sexual pain remains a difficult topic for patients and providers, resulting in silent suffering for many. Dr. Alappatu offers a primer for frontline practitioners on the prevalence and consequences of sexual pain, on how to overcome barriers to discussion, and when to refer for help with treatment.