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Sometimes I get a very painful abdominal cramp during sex. What is it?

I’m a 23-year-old female and sometimes I get a painful cramp in my stomach during or after intercourse. It hurts so much I have to just sit down for 15-30 minutes. It doesn’t happen every time I have sex but it’s been going on for about a year...and only with my current partner. Any ideas what this could be?

I noticed some small cuts between by vagina and rectum after sex. What are they?

I had sex recently, and afterward I saw some small cuts on the skin between the bottom of the lips of the vagina and the rectum. The area burns and it’s very sore. I thought it was fully healed...but when I had sex again, the cuts opened up more. What is it? What can I put on it?