n, October of 1998, I pierced my clitoral hood, about 3 weeks later, the ring tore through the skin and out. I made my mind up to wait a day so (out of fear) I could refuse sutures. I was very careful with what I did until it healed (about 3 weeks) I was left missing a small triangle piece of skin on my hood. I have had no loss of sensation and it can be extremely sensitive if touched in a wrong direction.
Now, 2010, I am married, my husband works offshore and I live at our home with our child. So we have sex, a lot, for 1 week and then nothing besides masturbation, for 2 weeks and this is our cycle, over and over, due to work. I cannot climax in sex with him but I do several times during masturbation.
Down to my question... my clitoris hurts after about 3 days of sex with him and I was just seeking out any helpful tips. Regarding the aching/burning pain my clitoris is in. Thank you for any ideas.
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!
The pain could be due to clitoral adhesions that are caused by repeated infections or irritations. Periclitoral abscess is another possibility. Gonococcal infections, vulvular Crohnâs disease and valvular endometriosis are the other possibilities.
Pain in the clitoris could be caused by injury as you suspect due to over masturbation. It could also be due to vulval or vaginal infection. Another possibility is a peripheral artery disease or a peripheral neuropathy. If it is injury and it is a nerve injury, then chances of healing are less. If it is infection, then the type of infection will have to be identified like bacterial vaginosis or a STD or a non specific inflammation.
Blood should be tested for diabetes and hypothyroidism. It can also be pinched nerves and the nerves can get pinched at the spine or in pudendal canal (pudendal neuralgia).
It is difficult to diagnose the cause on net. Hence, it is not possible to advice treatment. Please consult your gynecologist once. Hope this helps. Take care!
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