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My boyfriend and I have been together for almost a year, and sometimes when we have sex, we decide to do it again maybe a couple hours later or the next morning. Or the next night.

Most of the time everything feels great the first time and then if I try to have sex again within about a 24-48 hour period, it hurts! It doesn't really hurt all the way inside, but maybe the first inch or two inside my vagina. No matter how much if I want to have sex, sometimes I have to stop because the pain is terrible.

My boyfriend is great, he stops if I tell him I can't do it because he doesn't want to hurt me, but he says he's worried because he doesn't really understand how some days I can be ok and some days it's unbearable.

I can't really explain it either? Does anyone else deal with this? Sometimes I have to refrain from intercourse for a day or two just so I can "give my vagina a break." I feel like the inside of it swells up and gets sore so it makes insertion hurt like crazy. I've been on birth control for about 9 years, but we don't use condoms or lubricants/spermicides, we both get regularly checked and are free from infections.

I guess it's something I will have to deal with since it's been like this throughout our relationship, but maybe someone can explain it with more scientific detail on what's happening?

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My suggestion would be that you start using lubricant. If this is only a problem with second round of vaginal entry, then it's very likely due to you being sore from the first round. Using lube should help make you feel less sore.

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