While most sex-related injuries don't require a trip to the doctor, getting hurt in the heat of passion is a pretty common -- but seldom discussed -- problem, sex experts say. Julieanne Smolinski, 26, a New Yorker and blogger for Lemondrop. We didn't seek medical attention, [but] later I read that penile fractures can be really serious," she says, wondering in retrospect if they should have taken him to the hospital. Though they can be embarrassing to report to your doctor, sexual injuries are fairly run-of-the-mill in the emergency department, according to a U. The study, commissioned by a phone-recycling firm, Phonepiggybank. Most often, these mishaps were sustained while having sex in non-traditional settings , such as on stairs, over kitchen tables, or in closets, or when trying new sexual positions.
The 5 most common sex injuries and how you can avoid them
How to Heal from Rough Sex Injuries
Did you know that your cervixyes, the gateway between your uterus and vaginacan be bruised during rough, vigorous sex? Learn more about it, below. Sex is a wonderful thing. It brings you and your husband closer; it is a way to show your love and desire. Though the exact cause is still unclear, some believe it is linked to fear or anxiety when it comes to sex. In some cases, it can even cause tearing. A bruised cervix can be painful, but it can heal on its own!
Boo Boos in the Bedroom Are More Common Than You Think
Sex is supposed to be all about pleasure, not pain. A survey conducted by euroClinix , an online health care consultation service in Europe, attempted to find more solid data for injuries that result from sex. Considering all the bumping and grinding that goes on during sex, it's no surprise that injuries sometimes occur—from next-day soreness in sensitive orifaces to more serious issues requiring a call and an ambulance. Read up on the 10 most common sex injuries according to doctors who treat them, plus how to heal if they happen to you—and then make sure they don't strike again. Vagina cuts or tears can be as painful as they sound.
Katy Thorn December 18, We should all be wearing helmets. Emergency rooms the world over are currently filled with bent back fingers, stubbed toes and embarrassed faces.