EP244 - Painful Orgasms & Intercourse with Dr. Paul Yong
Welcome to episode 244 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Dr. Paul Yong to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss pain after orgasms, the effects of endometriosis and the relationship between hormones and testosterone around this issue.
Dr. Paul Yong (MD, PhD, FRCSC) is a Gynaecologist at the BC Women’s Centre for Pelvic Pain & Endometriosis and directs the Research Program at the BC Women’s Centre for Pelvic Pain & Endometriosis. Dr. Yong’s clinical practice is focused on pelvic pain, with a particular interest in endometriosis, painful periods, sexual pain, co-existing bladder and bowel problems, and pain related to the musculoskeletal system.
His clinical research interests are in endometriosis and pelvic pain, and his translational research interests include bio-banking of endometriosis, gene sequencing in endometriosis, and investigating nerve formation in the pelvis as a cause of pain. Dr. Yong is also involved in teaching and is Assistant Professor in the UBC Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Division of Gynaecologic Specialties.
In this episode, you will hear:
- Looking at pain post orgasm
- How common is it to have pain after orgasms?
- Is this more prevalent in men or women?
- Looking at endometriosis
- How long does pain usually last for people experiencing pain post orgasm?
- Recommendations for those struggling with this
- Looking at treatments for endometriosis
- Can endometriosis turn into a chronic pain?
- Recommendations for women experiencing pain during intercourse
- The relationship between hormones and testosterone around these issues
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