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Do I need pelvic floor therapy for having pain during

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Do I need pelvic floor therapy for having pain during intercourse? My medical doctor said that I'm not a candidate for pelvic PT. I have nothing medically wrong with me, when I get checked out by doctors. Gyno exams are fine. No std's. Inserting vibrators are fine. With certain men, I have had problems with them penetrating me. I will say that I wasn't in love with these men. The only man that I had successful intercourse with was someone that I was madly in love with. Do you think I just need to be with the right partner? I have done lots of counseling and am a very sexual person. I just prefer other sexual acts over penetration.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

I'm Dr. Phil, licensed medical doctor with over 10 years experience

Pelvic floor therapy will absolutely help

I wonder why your doc says you are not a candidate?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I thought a female gyno was going to answer my question. My doctor, a few other candidates and therapists are adamant that my mind needs the right man to relax. If you can insert a big vibrator inside of you, what else can pelvic pt do?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

A good pelvic therapist is more of a mind-body coach

Clearly there is a mind body connection so a good therapist can help you work on that

It is not all mental and not all physical

both need addressed