November 15, Reviewed by: January 01, I am a year-old girl, and I want to know why it hurts so much when my boyfriend and I have sex? And much more common than you might imagine. Doctors have a name for this; we call it dyspareunia pronounced dis-pah-ROO-ne-ah.
Print Pinterest We women sometimes grow accustomed to a low level of discomfort each month, often prior to or during menstruation, and we delay seeking help. But chronic or recurring pain should never be ignored. It's important to visit your doctor any time you feel pelvic pain that's at all out of the ordinary for you. It could be an easily treatable problem, or could be a more serious condition that's best caught early. The following pages describe the most common causes of women's pelvic pain: Endometriosis "The very same hormones that make women who they are -- estrogen and progesterone -- can cause them to suffer from endometriosis," says E.